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Black Business Month Makers Market in Collaboration with the City of Brockton

Mayor Robert Sullivan and the City of Brockton proudly recognize National Black Business Month. In August, Black businesses and Black entrepreneurs are recognized and celebrated for their successes, milestones, and historical progress in the community.


BROCKTON – In support of Black Business Month, Mayor Robert Sullivan has partnered with Black Owned Brockton to host the first-ever “Makers Market” at City Hall Plaza.


13 Black-Owned Businesses have been invited to participate in the Makers Market and will be selling a variety of goods ranging from t-shirts, to homemade candles, to organic skin care products, and more.


“Black Owned Brockton is pleased to host the Makers Market in collaboration with the City of Brockton for Black Business Month,” said Black Owned Brockton Founder Shaleah Gilmer. “We are honored to celebrate culture, community, and entrepreneurship with our neighbors. The Markers Market will be a dynamic retail experience that will empower and promote economic sustainability. Join us in supporting local artists, designers, and curators by shopping with us this Wednesday at City Hall Plaza.”


“As the Mayor of a majority-minority city, it gives me great pleasure to celebrate and support Black-Owned Businesses in the City of Champions,” said Mayor Robert F. Sullivan. “Each of these vendors are ambitious entrepreneurs, who have converted their passion into something people can purchase and truly enjoy. I am excited for these businesses to showcase their products to the Brockton community at City Hall!”



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