to foster community wealth by building an equitable economic ecosystem that promotes a better quality of life.
Supporting the work of the Mon Metro Chamber of Commerce, the MMBEI promotes awareness, increases knowledge, and provides opportunities for the underserved small businesses in the Mon Valley region, to help them build and maintain wealth.
helps individuals learn their occupational identity
connects individuals to living wage jobs and employment opportunities
attains and retains living wage jobs through competency training and development
is also a supportive ecosystem for small business owners and entrepreneurs, providing economic development assistance to launch and grow their business. Community based businesses are crucial ways to develop community wealth for both the owner and the people they employ (McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility, October 2020).
For more information:
Lisa Franklin-Robinson, Executive Director
300 Holland Avenue - Braddock, PA 15104