In the News: Black-Owned Food Businesses Are Banding Together to Survive

23 February 2021
Pittsburgh Yards

Erika Smith, part of the development team that’s brought Pittsburgh Yards® to life, recently spoke with Hilary Cadigan of Bon Appétit in her story that covers Keitra Bates and other entrepreneurs of color who are seeking to ensure racial equity in the ongoing reinvigoration that’s impacting the Pittsburgh neighborhood and other NPU-V communities.

Read below for more about Ms. Bates and for Erika’s perspective on how Pittsburgh Yards is but one element of a larger mission to spur economic equity, job growth and entrepreneurship for southwest Atlanta’s majority-Black neighborhoods.

Courtesy of Bon Appétit