Chamber marks silver anniversary of aiding Black businesses | Lifestyle

A cross-sector of business, civic and political leaders packed the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts on Thursday for the African American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware’s annual meeting and awards ceremony.

The event, which drew upwards of 500 attendees, served to mark the AACC’s 25 years of supporting economic empowerment and advocating for African-American businesses.

As he reflected on the chamber’s 25th anniversary, AACC Chairman Steven Scott Bradley said the organization must continue to focus on building businesses and ensuring that Black owned firms benefit from contract opportunities in the city’s public and private sector. He said strengthening African…

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