5 Intentionalist Picks for the Net Impact Conference in Detroit

Intentionalist  founder and CEO Laura Clise is headed to the 2019 Net Impact Conference to meet and dream with other changemakers, innovators, sustainability leaders, activists, and influencers. If you’ll be at Net Impact, be sure to check out the panels Laura is speaking on and...
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Miro Tea: Jeannie Liu

As cooler temperatures and drizzly skies settle over Seattle, we are reminded of how much we appreciate local businesses like jeannie Liu's Miro Tea in Ballard, where we can warm up in good company and enjoy one of the mary varieties of tea ready for the sipping. Jeannie comes from a family of small-business owners, going back generations to...
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The Station: Luis and Leona Rodriguez

Leona Rodriguez stays busy behind the bar (Photo Credit: Fulcrum Coffee). The Station is a beacon of culture and community for many folks across Seattle, particularly in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Husband and wife owners Luis and Leona Rodriguez have cultivated a safe and welcoming space, particularly for black and brown folks in Seattle,...
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The In-TEN-tionalist guide to Latinx Heritage Month: Phoenix Edition

Latinx people make up over 40% of the population in Phoenix, Arizona, which makes Latinx (Hispanic) Heritage Month an exciting time to #SpendLikeItMatters. There is no shortage of amazing Latino-owned businesses in the valley to support, but we’ve put together an In-TEN-tionalist guide to some...
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#SupportDeafOwned

Mozzeria owners, Melody and Russ Stein. Photo credit: Behind The Food Carts. It's the International Week of the Deaf, and so we wanted to highlight a few deaf-owned businesses. The Deaf community remains underemployed compared to the hearing community, and businesses like those listed below offer needed employment and community. Crepe Crazy,...
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Programming with Purpose

From left to right, Sarah Angel and Maya Frame. Time flies when you're writing code that helps people #SpendLikeItMatters! As our interns Sarah Angel and Maya Frame prepare for the next leg of their coding journeys, they reflected on their brief time with the Intentionalist team. Sarah: I have live code! If you had asked me 9 months ago where...
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The In-TEN-tionalist guide to Latinx Heritage Month

  Ever wonder why Latinx (Hispanic) Heritage Month starts in the middle of the month? Turns out September 15th is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Plus, the Mexican Independence Day is...
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Small Business. Big Impact.

On Saturday, September 14th our friend Sage Ke'alohilani Quiamno is hosting a fundraiser at The Collective in Seattle to support indigenous rights and #ProtectMaunaKea. We want to thank Terra Plata, Sweet Alchemy, Stoup Brewing, Molly Moon's, Hood Famous Bakeshop, and Gelatiamo for generously contributing to the the raffle that will be a part of the...
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Making communities better one small business at a time

I attended my first IMPACT Pitch event in 2017. It was my first exposure to Business Impact NW, and I was excited to hear from local business owners with a deep commitment to the communities they serve. At the time, Intentionalist had not yet launched – I was at the beginning of a series of...
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