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.
Hilltop on Instagram

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.
SipandSonder.com

TEC Leimert

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.
TECLeimert.com

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.”
LenitabyGrita.com

Bootie Buttah

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.
BootieButtah.com

Lot XI

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.
LotXI.com
 

AV Beauty

An online resource and print magazine created to empower women of color through self-care education to increase cosmetic literacy and plant-based eating.
Afroveganbeauty.com

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.
coolassblackwoman.com

Stuff I Eat

A vegan restaurant owned by Babette Davis, which offers a variety of home-cooked, authentic vegan cuisines in an effort to promote a healthy lifestyle through food.
stuffieat.com

SUPRMARKT

A low-cost organic grocery store that aims to break down the barriers to adopting a healthy lifestyle in low-income communities in Los Angeles.
suprmarkt.la

Nobody Jones

This Los Angeles-based contemporary clothing company offers ready-to-wear pieces at affordable prices without compromising on quality.
Nobody Jones on Facebook
 

Native Soul

An Etsy lifestyle shop that sells handmade clothing, jewelry, and accessories with an emphasis on sustainable, upcycled, and vintage pieces.
NativeSol on Etsy

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.
SouthernGirlDesserts.com

Simply Wholesome

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. 
SimplyWholesome.com

Taco Mell

A restaurant and catering business founded by Jermelle Henderson, which serves flavorful Mexican food with its own unique taste using fresh and high quality ingredients.
TacoMell.net

Crenshaw Skate Club

A space for kids in the community to be themselves, enrich the Crenshaw community, and bring skating to all Black communities.
CrenshawSkateClub.com

Shelly Bruce

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.
@artistshelleybruce

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.
ChingChingCheng.com

 

Ignacio Rodriguez

Ignacio “Nacho” Rodriguez's fiery passion and love for art is shown through his paintings, photography, and designs.
@dg_nacho

Letty Prado

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.

Nevada Cruz

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. 
@nevadaenterprises

Joan Zeta

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.
@joan_zeta

 

Jacob Rochester

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. 
@jacob_rochester

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. 
@yoyolander

Randy Perez

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.”
@rvndyperez

Amina Cruz

Amina Cruz is an artist interested in BIPOC subcultures and exploring the space between transformation and identity.
@amina.photo