New Democrat Coalition Partners with Rep. Terri Sewell to Celebrate National Black Business Month

Rep. Terri Sewell at Bridge + Root, a Black-owned business in Birmingham, AL.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz at WeShuckin in Pembroke Pines, FL.
  • NDC Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) met with a local coffee shop owner to discuss the effects of the pandemic on Black business owners and toured a local, Black-owned local men’s clothing store.
  • NDC Leadership Member Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) met with a young Black entrepreneur in her district to learn about her soap business.
  • NDC Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) stopped by a Black-owned southern eatery to meet with the owners and have some delicious food.
  • NDC Rep. Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) met with the owners of a local juice and smoothie bar to discuss how Congress can uplift Black-owned businesses.
  • NDC Rep. David Trone (MD-06) toured a local business and discussed how local, state, and federal organizations can help uplift Black-owned businesses.
  • NDC Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07) held a virtual roundtable with Black business owners in her district to hear about their perspectives and also toured a Black-owned dance studio.
  • NDC Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) visited and met the founder of an initiative that works in high-poverty neighborhoods to both serve coffee and normalize therapy in communities that experience on-going traumas such as drug abuse, incarceration, and persistent violence.
  • NDC Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) held a Black Business Month Panel with leaders in her district to provide guidance and resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
  • NDC Rep. Deborah Ross (NC-02) visited two Black-owned businesses in her district and held a roundtable with several Black entrepreneurs to discuss how to increase the participation of minority students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers.
Rep. David Trone at Baltimore Street Collectibles in Cumberland, MD.
Rep. Lizzie Fletcher at Houston City Dance in Houston, TX.
Rep. Deborah Ross at ACE Events Center in Knightdale, NC.
Rep. Mike Quigley at Coffee, Hip-Hop, & Mental Health in Lakeview, IL.



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