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Black Creators Market Event Taking Place This Friday in Jersey City

by Bertha Solis
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With February coming to a close, it has been a month packed with happenings — one of them being the month-long celebration of Black History Month. Jersey City coworking space Andco, located at 201 Montgomery Street, is celebrating the end of Black History Month with a a Black Business Market event on Friday, February 23rd. The event will give guests the chance to meet and browse local Black entrepreneurs, artisans, creators, and chefs. There will be products and services ranging from fashion and beauty to food and art. Read on to learn more about the Black Business Market event taking place this Friday at Andco in Jersey City. 

About the Event

On Friday, February 23rd, from 5PM to 9PM, coworking space Andco, located at 201 Montgomery Street in Jersey City will host the Jersey City Black Business Market event. It will celebrate the creativity and entrepreneurship found within Jersey City’s Black community. The Waterfront Project, a non-profit legal clinic serving Hudson County, is a collaborator of the event with ticket proceeds going directly to the organization. Carol Sainthilaire, the Executive Director of The Waterfront Project shared that, “By bringing people together to support these incredible local businesses, we’re not just fostering economic growth; we’re strengthening the bonds that hold our community together.”

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Guests can expect this event to be an homage to local black-owned businesses in Jersey City. Confirmed vendors at the market include Suite Tee, Freetown Road Project, Last Place Winners Co., Raine and River Apothecary, Yzriah Jewels, I Love Small House Plants, Grind Coffee, To Hemp With It, Workin Together LLC, and more. In addition to these businesses, the event will highlight entrepreneurs, artisans, creators, and chefs. 

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Participants will have the opportunity to shop and browse from these businesses via an array of products and services from fashion and beauty to food and art. There is also a chance to chat and network with these local business owners.  There will be live music at the market to listen along to while sipping on some of the refreshments set to be available. 

See More: A List of Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Montclair + Bloomfield

How to Get Tickets

To attend the Black Business Market event, tickets can be purchased in advance through Eventbrite for $8. there will also be tickets available at the door with a slightly higher fee of $10. All of the ticket proceeds will be going towards the Jersey City-based non-profit organization The Waterfront Project. Founded in 2013, the organization is a nonprofit legal clinic and HUD-certified counseling agency that works to prevent evictions, keep people housed in the community, and provide multi-disciplinary services to individuals and households. Learn more about the event by clicking here and to purchase your tickets click here


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