Where commerce meets social justice


Artist Alley – Little Red Wagon

Artist Alley at South Hill Business Campus is hosting the Little Red Wagon on December 13th & 14th from 10:00 am to 5:00pm. BLOC member, photographer Sheryl Sinkow will be selling her work in space #33-E which she shares with Anne Steinle of Littlestone Upholstery Designs. Sheryl is also available by appointment. Call 607.257.5423 for…

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Red Metal Jewelry

Small Business Saturday Sale! Don’t miss out on the great deals this weekend on their website! 20% off entire beaded section of the shop. www.redmetaljewelry.com

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Kurt Riley + Praxis

kurt.riley+praxis Enter a New Era With FTR SHK ITHACA, New York 27 October 2019 Kurt Riley, the musician known across Central New York for his high-concept “metapop” and theatrical performances, is entering a new chapter with the single FTR SHK (pronounced “future shock”). Premiering October 30th on New Vine Records, FTR SHK is the first…

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Don’t Get Purged! Register to Vote.

Election 2020 is coming faster than we’re prepared for, and as a business owner of colors, your life is highly effected by politicians both locally and in DC. Don’t forget to register to vote, because if it has been some time, your name may have been purged from the DMV’s records. REGISTRATION CLOSES 25 DAYS…

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Art Show – José Buenaventura González

José Buenaventura González and Paulina Velázquez Solís A dialogue between traditional and contemporary textile art  Un diálogo entre obras de arte textil tradicional y contemporáneo  Free and open to the public As part of the celebrations of Latinx Heritage Month, Cultura/Latino Civic Association is hosting an exhibit at the CSMA exploring the diversity and richness…

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BLOC’s own fashion line

Looking good Connor and Nico! Thank you for all your hard work in helping us set up BLOC and we wish you both the best of luck in your next adventure! If you want to rock some BLOC swag, we’ve got you covered (literally)!

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Women Entrepreneurs Conference

I’m getting a group of women tech entrepreneurs together who want to attend the Collision conference in Toronto, May 20-23rd, 2019. If you’re interested, check out the link for $68 tickets!: http://www.collisionconf.com/women-in-tech?kid=XWEZC Carpooling and room sharing is in the works!

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MWBE Business Resources

The New York State Division of Minority and Women’s Business Development has a variety of resources that are worth exploring. Their mission is to promote equality of economic opportunities for “minority and women’s business development”, which basically means they help people get connected with state contracts. On their website you can get resources and information…

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The “S” Sparks the Conversation

BLOC is a network for the marginalized, underrepresented business owners of colors. We know that all is not equal in the business world and we are working to level the playing field. This network is our fight for Social Justice. Why Business Leaders of Color(s) and not Business Leaders of Color? Well the “S” Sparks…

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