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Asset Building
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The Help Black Entrepreneurs Need When They Need It.
Building a business is hard. Building a business as a black entrepreneur can be even harder. That’s why Higher Purpose Co. works to provide our entrepreneur members with the education, capital, and support they deserve.
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Narrative Change
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The Story Doesn’t End Here.
We intend on changing the narrative by creating content that presents truthful, positive, and compelling narratives about black families, entrepreneurs, and communities.
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Advocacy
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A Community Advocate.
It’s no secret that black people fall systemically behind their counterparts economically, educationally, and socially. HPC advocates for economic balance and policies that improve the quality of life for Black residents.
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Our Impact
Solutions-based organizing and community wealth building amplify our theory of change to aggressively tackle generational poverty, structured inequality, and institutionalized racism in the state of Mississippi. To make sure we are strategic in this effort, we implement a membership experience program evaluation to obtain responses and data directly from our membership. Check out the numbers below:

Analysis performed by Kalya Baker, Founder and Principal of RYSE Local Ventures

0%
of members
Stated their greatest business accomplishment was keeping their businesses open during the pandemic.

0%
of members
Stated their biggest changes to improve their business was separating personal from business finances.

0%
of members
Who increased assets, opened a new bank account — Savings or Business Checking Account.

I encourage everyone to become a member. There are so many educational meetings on marketing, business credit, business loans and grants, education on taxes and accounting. Thank you Higher Purpose Co for making a difference in a Mississippi Delta that struggles to change. 

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Through programs such as, but not limited to: The Business Growth Grant, Business Academy Modules, and our member meetings, we learn about proper steps on business, and also self care. I’m honored to be a member among fellow business owners.

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Higher Purpose has been a great support system for us, and whenever I have questions about anything or thoughts, I can contact Tim or Angela, the Business Fellowship Coordinator, and they always provide me with the answers I need.

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Higher Purpose Co has been extremely supportive by connecting me with various resources such as brand development, entrepreneurs, and financial resources.

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    Our Core
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    Our core segments:
    Black Entrepreneurs Farmers Artists

    From our core segments, we focus on these industries — Food & Agriculture Beauty HousingEducation Health Transportation Art — to help our core segments make sure they have access to various financial resources, network opportunities, and business growth through marketing & branding. We do this through offering a variety of programs, events, summits, and sessions. Check them out below.



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    Mission

    Build community wealth with Black residents in Mississippi by supporting the ownership of financial, cultural, and political power



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    What We Do

    We build community wealth by focusing on business development, strategic real estate investing, and social enterprise initiatives.



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    Values

    Integrity • Equity • Teamwork
    Innovation • Growth


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    OUR OFFICES

    Clarksdale
    P.O. Box 2148
    130 Desoto Ave | Suite 10
    Clarksdale, MS 38614
    [P] 662.592.5262

    Jackson
    135 Bounds Street
    Jackson, MS 39206
    [P] 769.257.6664

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