The Birmingham Business Resource Center (BBRC) partnered with Mastercard to showcase local businesses in collaboration with the World of Opportunity Vendor
Program, a division of The World Games 2022 Birmingham. In July 2022, countries from across the globe enjoyed a taste of the Magic City, and the BBRC ensured visitors also experienced Black-owned businesses by launching the Civil Rights District Marketplace.
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Up to $50 credit per cardholder. Offer valid 7/7/22 to 7/17/22 or until max program reimbursement is met, whichever occurs first.
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
THE ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE
This event highlighted Black-owned businesses, entertainers and artisans during a five-day festival. It took place at the National Monument, Kelly Ingram Park. The historic park is the site of civil rights demonstrations and protests in the 1960s. The marketplace honored the trailblazers who paved the way for equity in Alabama and shows the world Birmingham’s progress. The marketplace was open July 8 through July 16.
MEET THE MERCHANTS
*Civil Rights District Marketplace is in collaboration with the World of Opportunity (WOO) Vendor Program. BBRC is a member of the WOO Organizing Committee, a division of The World Games 2022 Birmingham.