Business Organizations

2 organizations launch programs to support Black-owned businesses

A new resource center in downtown Detroit is expected to serve as a hub for Black-owned businesses to utilize free resources and build connections. And a new training program for Black-owned businesses has launched. 

The Black Business Resource Center, created by the Metro-Detroit Black Business Alliance,  is located at 1234 Washington Blvd., in downtown Detroit. It offers free internet, co-working spaces, a conference room and printing. There will also be opportunities to attend workshops and seminars, along with gaining connections and community resources. 

And the National Business League, Comerica Bank and General Motors are collaborating with the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City to offer free education and training to Black-owned businesses through the Black Technical Assistance Initiative. This program will offer 40 hours of education, webinars and coaching to 75 to 100 business owners in Detroit.