Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen
We’re all climbing our own Hilltops personally and professionally and this coffee shop takes pride in creating fun environments for people to connect with each other and themselves.
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Sip + Sonder
Located in Downtown Inglewood, this space is the premier destination for creatives, entrepreneurs, freelancers, curators, and everyone in between to simply exist, grab a cup of coffee, connect and create.
A non-profit community organization dedicated to bringing urban professionals, business owners, and students together with entertainment industry experts and technology entrepreneurs to bridge the digital divide, close the wealth gap, and create social capital.
Lenita BY Grita
After feeling the need to merge flower and design, Nemuel DePaula bought a ‘91 Dodge Aeromate truck and filled it up with hand-tied arrangements from a Los Angeles flower market and local farms to make seasonal blooms available for those who must “stop to smell the flores.”
This non-toxic, 100% organic artisanal plant-based hair and body care brand uses wildcrafted and nutrient-dense ingredients to create quality hair and body balms that deliver transformational results.
Created in Compton, CA, this community-conscious urban apothecary is dedicated to using environmentally safe and organic ingredients purchased from local farmers to develop high-quality products.
An online resource and print magazine created to empower women of color through self-care education to increase cosmetic literacy and plant-based eating.
Cool Ass Black Woman
A platform created by Ashley N. Glaspie that elevates the achievements made by Black women, provides a space for Black women’s voices to be heard, and gives Black women a space to heal through wellness.
This Los Angeles-based contemporary clothing company offers ready-to-wear pieces at affordable prices without compromising on quality.
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An Etsy lifestyle shop that sells handmade clothing, jewelry, and accessories with an emphasis on sustainable, upcycled, and vintage pieces.
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Southern Girl Desserts
Co-owned by Catarah Coleman and Shoneji Robison, this bakery brings Southern hospitality to Los Angeles with delicious baked goods inspired by the family recipes they cherished with during their childhood.
Serving the Los Angeles community since the 1980s, this restaurant and store aims to enhance the quality of life and health of their neighbors through tasty and nutritious foods.
Demi Lauren | ESSNTLS | Beswell | Brush With the Best | Leimert Park Threads | A Man Who Sews | Coco’s Lip Smacking Cupcakes | Orlean’s + York | JamZ Creamery | Black Book LA | Bourbon Street Fish Market | Earles Grill | My 2 Cents | CAAM | 1987 Juices | Tots-Pots Cookies and Cream | A Beautiful Life Jamaican Cafe | Not Your Momma’s Kitchen | Billionaire Burger Boyz
*HBO’s Multicultural Marketing’s annual block party helped inform the look and feel
Artist Shelley Bruce uses her gift of creativity to inspire worldwide change. When she’s not painting, Shelley likes to spend time creating poetry and leading her Healing Circles.
Ching Ching Cheng
Ching Ching Cheng’s artwork is inspired by her studies of psychological identities of different ethnicity backgrounds, cultures, genders, and environmental conditions.
Artist, stylist, and fashion designer Letty Prado developed a love for the rich and diverse culture of Los Angeles while she was growing up. It continues to serve as a constant inspiration for the beautiful art and merchandise she creates.
Created by Nevada Cruz, Nevada Enterprises showcases her evolution as an artist from her whimsical greeting card collection, to her love for Anime and passion for fine art. Ten percent of proceeds from her sales goes to The Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Joan Zeta is a mixed media and silkscreen artist who’s a part of a group called Ni Santas — a women of color collective who write their history through art, while also creating socially conscious narratives. When she’s not making art, Joan spends her time working with students with special needs.
Jacob Rochester is a Connecticut native who showcases his creativity through art forms through different mediums, including illustration, music and his clothing line, a. Construct.
Yo Yo Lander
Yoyo Lander is a visual artist whose art “explores the essence of people of color.” Her work is sure to catch the eyes of anyone passing by due to the chosen color schemes and the varying layers of dyed pieces of watercolor paper.
Randy Perez explores art through various forms like mixed media, acrylic, ink, and chrome on paper and canvas. His concept brand, “Uuuntitled” illustrates “free-form expression on mediums outside of the Canvas.”