San Diego Foundation and SDG&E announce grant for Black women entrepreneurs

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SAN DIEGO – In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, The San Diego Foundation and San Diego Gas & Electric Friday, April 16, announced a $42,000 grant to the Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce in support of a new initiative to support Black women entrepreneurs in the region. “Black women entrepreneurs are among the fastest-growing group of women-owned businesses, but they still face the dual challenges of racial and gender discrimination,” Tashonda Taylor, SDG&E’s vice president of customer operations, said. “We remember No. 42 for breaking the color barrier in professional baseball, but he also opened the door for greater equity and diversity in business as the first Black vice president of a major American corporation after baseball. In his honor, we hope this grant
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