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The Made in DC Program supports and promotes the city’s makers.
Discover locally-made products making the District unique.

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Director of DSLBD: Kristi C. Whitfield

Kristi C. Whitfield is an executive, entrepreneur, and urban planner with over 20 years of experience implementing change. Kristi believes deeply in the impact that place and opportunity has on the well-being of individuals and communities. Kristi joined the ranks of entrepreneurs in 2006 first as a consultant, then at the helm of a transportation and logistics company, and most recently as the co-founder of Curbside Cupcakes. Based on these experiences, Kristi is passionate about driving resources to small businesses and helping them grow.

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Made in DC: Building by Learning Series: August 11th

@thisisMadeinDC & the Hive 2.0 powered by @Wacif have partnered to offer the Building By Learning Series. Receive one on one support and resources to help you build & grow your business.

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Dream Pitch RE-NETWORKING: August 6th
#DSLBD is excited to partner with @CHCTDC and host the 1st of several DREAM PITCH RE-NETWORKING EVENTS!

Learn about Dream Pitch & the cohorts preparing to pitch for additional funding for their business.
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August is #NationalBlackBusinessMonth and supporting #BlackOwned businesses is more important than ever.
Tag your favorite #DC Black-owned business below ⬇️

Let’s continue to show our appreciation for Black-owned small businesses by accepting the challenge to #BuyBlack 👏🏽