New Democrat Coalition Partnered with Congressional Black Caucus to Celebrate National Black Business Month

NDC Chair Derek Kilmer, Vice Chair Suzan DelBene, and NDC Reps. Denny Heck, Rick Larsen, and Kim Schrier hosted a virtual roundtable discussion
Rep. Jennifer Wexton held an in-person forum in a local coffee shop in Mannasas, Virginia.
Rep. Donald Norcross toured a local restaurant in Lawnside, New Jersey.
Rep. Steven Horsford held Instagram Live conversations with local business owners.
  • NDC Chair Derek Kilmer (WA-06), NDC Vice Chair Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10), Kim Schrier (WA-08), and Rick Larsen (WA-02) held a virtual roundtable with Black business leaders in Washington State.
  • NDC Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), along with Reps. Andy Levin (MI-09), and Rashida Tlaib (MI-13), held a virtual roundtable with Black business owners from their districts.
  • NDC Rep. Donna Shalala (FL-27) held a virtual roundtable with Black business owners and community leaders in South Florida.
  • NDC Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) toured a local restaurant in Lawnside, New Jersey, and held a discussion with the owners.
  • NDC Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-04) held an Instagram Live conversation with Black business owners of a local cosmetology institute, a restaurant, and a barbershop.
  • NDC Rep. Madeleine Dean (PA-04) held a virtual roundtable and participated in a virtual trauma discussion. She also toured a cafe in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, an ice cream shop and an art gallery in Glenside, Pennsylvania, and a hair salon in Roslyn, Pennsylvania.
  • NDC Freshman Whip Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) held a virtual roundtable with seven Black small businesses, from brewery owners and restaurants to tech startups and communications firms.
  • NDC Rep. Jennifer Wexton (VA-10) held an in-person, socially-distanced discussion with community leaders at a locally-owned coffee shop in Mannasas, Virginia.
  • NDC Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), along with Rep. Nydia Velasquez (NY-07) and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (SC-06), held a virtual roundtable with Black business leaders.
  • NDC Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) held a virtual roundtable discussion with Black business owners and community leaders, including the owners of a local salon, a limo service company, and the Black Chamber of Commerce Director.
  • NDC Rep. Charlie Crist (FL-13) toured local Black-owned businesses, including local restaurants, a bookstore owner, a business incubator, a therapist practice, and an insurance agency.
  • NDC Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-03) held a virtual roundtable discussion with local Black business owners and community leaders, including the owners of restaurants, barber shops, startup companies, a construction company, and the Director of the African American Development Center and the CEO of the Community Reinvestment Fund.
Rep. Madeleine Dean toured a local coffee shop in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
Rep. Brad Schneider hosted a virtual roundtable discussion with local business owners and community leaders.
Rep. Charlie Crist toured a local bookstore.

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