Pop-up: Saturday, May 29 from 10am to 3pm
When the pandemic hit in 2020, Black Owned Businesses saw closures that outpaced the closures of White-owned businesses. As the American economy recovers, Black-owned businesses need community support now more than ever! End CNHED’s Small Business Month with a BANG! On 5/29, join us for a special Soufside Market featuring Sandlot SE, Market 7, and ARCH Development. This isn’t your ordinary pop-up— This is a #BlackOwned cash mob! Participants should come ready to learn and invest in DC-based Black-owned businesses. They’re inviting the DC Metro Area to visit the market and make intentional purchases to support the Black Owned businesses on site.
The purpose of a cash mob is to support both the local businesses and the overall community. Expect to see Black-owned food, clothing, home, and body care product-based businesses on site. Everything kicks off at the Soufside Market on 5/29 at 10 AM. The market will close for the day at 3 PM.
Market 7 is a community marketplace that features Black-owned businesses for the purpose of alleviating food and retail deserts in Washington, DC. Soufside Market is a pop-up market that gathers Black-Owned brands in DC has grown into a central location to find, shop and experience Black business and Black culture. Sandlot SE is an Open-Air Community & Cultural Events Space with an Indoor, Private Rental Facility. ARCH Development is a small, nonprofit neighborhood-based organization with its entire focus on the economic regeneration of Washington DC’s Historic Community of Anacostia, using arts, culture, and the creative economy.
Located at 2510 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.