Building Black Bed Stuy

The Building Black Bed Stuy Committee was formed in response to stagnant growth when it comes to accumulating black wealth and gentrification. We are a committee of four women who feel a personal connection to and a passion for preserving the rich history of Bed Stuy. We don't want that history and cultural significance to be erased. And we also want to uplift the community that has built this rich black culture.

Building Black Bed Stuy believes that black liberation is key on the journey to self sufficiency within our community. Creating resources for building generational wealth gives us power and independence. Building Black Bedstuy aims to amplify that message.

Our mission is to protect, preserve, and liberate the black community within Bed Stuy and beyond. Our focus is to help provide financial aid to existing businesses and organizations within black communities. By investing in black businesses and organizations that help to uplift the black community, we can start to build economic power.

We will be raising funds for three businesses - Life Wellness, The Watoto Free School, and The Black Power Blueprint.


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  • Leah Takele 
    • $100 
    • 12 hrs
  • graham saylor 
    • $368 
    • 3 d
  • Celestine Maddy 
    • $25 
    • 4 d
  • Xavier Roberts 
    • $102 
    • 5 d
  • Jeanne Moran 
    • $25 
    • 7 d
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Fundraising team (2)

Building Black Bed-Stuy 
Raised $12,291 from 72 donations
Brooklyn, NY
Nana Yaa Asare Boadu 
Team member
Raised $165 from 2 donations
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