July 2020

Background: Historically, black-owned businesses have always been the target of inequitable government policies and racial mistreatment, like in the New York’s 1850’s Seneca Village and Tulsa Race Massacre.  Currently, even though female black entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing group, they face the greatest barriers to accessing capital whether...

We knew that when Canopy started the 27 Days of Learning, there would be so much to learn from community leaders, activists, and experts. Here are our favorite quotes and learnings on how the business community can move forward on this anti-racist journey.  Where are we...

Today on the Canopy Cafe, discussing for-profit/non-profit partnership and corporate philanthropy with Shawn Summerville of Louisville Central Community Centers. Find out more: https://linktr.ee/canopyky   Background After attending the University of Illinois to complete his degree in Urban Planning, Shawn Summerville began his career at UPS in Louisville. After being...