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    A letter from the editors: Our Bootstrap Obsession

    Let each of us own our success, exhibit the risk-taking, grit, and determination it takes to forge our own paths to define and achieve it, but with the recognition that we don’t get there alone.

The hustle of social capital

Founder Simion Collins shares first-hand how having a black, male mentor take a chance on him has been life-changing for his business and as a young, black filmmaker.


“My mentor has provided me with opportunities that allow me to thrive as an entrepreneur,” Collins said.
The hustle of social capital

We need to clean the pond, not fix the fish

Data and fact-based training is helping KC residents understand the systemic issues behind racial inequities.
We need to clean the pond, not fix the fish

Impact beyond a diversity statement

People and organizations are working together to build inclusive work cultures to retrain and attract a talented workforce.
Impact beyond a diversity statement