BLACK OWNED KNOWN
The Mission Statement
Black Owned Known (B.O.K.) is a nonprofit organization and street team, dedicated to acknowledging and rendering diversity and inclusion within the Lehigh Valley by generating relationships, creating events, and building community relations with social responsibility. Our goal is to Uplift, Inspire, and Encourage Social and Economic Growth within Our Community by introducing and promoting local Black-Owned Businesses to the Lehigh Valley Community.
B.O.K. is not driven by monetary effect. Our desire is to change and grow our diverse community through connection with all black-owned businesses in our steady-growing valley.
B.O.K. wants to assist business-owners of color generate a market by engaging our community in promotional events, centered on the goods and services of our black-owned businesses within the Lehigh Valley.
These social gatherings will unify our community by highlighting these black-owned producers to potential patrons. Such events would include local block parties, promotional exhibits, and our first annual Black Owned Known Business Expo.
B.O.K.’s Street Team is a valuable resource to local African-American business-owners with our professional manner and goal-oriented focus.
Jason "Jah" Johnson
B.O.K. Black Owned Business Directory
The directory is constantly being updated as we receive information on new businesses throughout the valley.
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, WE HAD TO POSTPONE OUR EVENT! BUT WE WILL BE ANNOUCING THE NEW DATE VERY SOON!
B.O.K.’s 2nd Black-Owned Business Meet & Greet Event
Sponsored by the Executive Education Academy Charter School
The event is presented and organized by Black Owned Known members (B.O.K) a nonprofit organization and street-team, dedicated to acknowledging and rendering diversity and inclusion within the Lehigh Valley. By creating a community forum in which current and new Black-Owned Businesses can introduce themselves to the community they serve.
What: The B.O.K.’s 2nd Black-Owned Business Meet & Greet
When: Sunday, August 22nd 1:00 p.m.
Where: The Executive Education Academy Charter School 555 Union Blvd., Allentown, PA 18109
The event is geared towards introducing, promoting and uplifting the local Black-Owned Businesses to the Lehigh Valley Community, with hopes to generate future relationships, events, community relationships and social responsibility. Taking into consideration of COVID-19, B.O.K. plans to fully take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of public patrons and vendors that are collaborating with us. B.O.K will accompany the guidelines of The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We will require masks to be worn, even if you have been vaccinated.
For any further questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks to all of the hard work of the vendors, volunteers, especially the great folks at The Vegan Butcher!
We have more exciting announcements coming in the very near future!
Black Owned Known's 1st Annual Black-Owned Business Meet & Greet!
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