Corporate supply chains have the capacity to grow Black and Brown business wealth and mentorship programs can help new businesses start and scale growth.
Identifiable by ownership race, 95% of the region’s 25,000 businesses are white owned, 3% are African American, and 2% are Hispanic/Latino. In comparison, African Americans make up 17% of the metro population and Hispanic/Latino residents are 11% of the metro population.
Watch our panel addresses the challenges that Black-owned businesses face in Milwaukee -- and the opportunities that await if we work through these challenges.
Working Group Participants:
WEC Energy Group
The Business Council