Most of the media often paints all businesses with a single stroke, but in our experience businesses are each unique and so many of them are focused on making the world a better place. We’ve highlighted a few such gems below.

Tammy Washington, Ph.D. | Founder and CEO of The SMG Lady

Not only is The SMG Lady a small business, it is a platform to share education and awareness within the community. Through the production and sale of sea moss gel and raw sea moss, my business has an opportunity to introduce its benefits to the community. We promote the importance of health and wellness, educate people about the natural benefits of sea moss, and bring ideas to the forefront about the ways in which we can begin to take better care of ourselves; to become stronger physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. Read more>>

Lauren Champion | Boudoir Photographer

When people think about boudoir photography, their minds may quickly envision a woman in lingerie, with words like “scandalous”, “risqué”, or even “provocative” beginning to echo small whispers between their ears. And while these thoughts are easily understandable, what the public often fails to notice is the motivation and intention behind the woman baring herself so fearlessly. They may sometimes make assumptions that the woman they see is seeking attention or may formulate other associations such as promiscuity. Yet what they lack is the understanding to comprehend what inspired her to do such a photoshoot in the first place, nor notice the impactful difference it’s making on her life. Read more>>

Courtney and Shera | Behavior Consultants& Social Skills Group Facilitators

Our program is designed to be a proactive approach to helping educators, parents and children implement strategies to promote social/emotional wellness. Our social skills groups focuses on promoting and and practicing strategies for children with challenges with understanding how to cooperatively play, communicate, regulate emotions, and create friendships. Our program is inclusive so we serve students of diverse abilities during critical early intervention period. Read more>>

Keonta’ Ramsey | Copywriter | Wordplay Whiz | Generational Thought Leader

Eloquence Unlimited helps the community and the world’s current and future leaders elevate the way they communicate. By providing trusted, reliable, and customize writing and communication consulting services, my team and I are able to transform thoughts into compelling stories that captivate, convert, and convince audiences to want more. Read more>>

Naquitah Herbert | Interior Designer, Visionary, & Creator

At LYVDN Design, we help the world heal through creative self expression. We believe that healing begins at home. We understand that people thrive within a loving, supportive, peaceful, and harmoniously functional environment. We create beautiful and unique spaces that reflect who you are. We are blessed to see the value and transformative properties of everything. Our design style engages the world to love, embrace truth, LYV with gratitude, and boldly express joyful light. We are blessed to help make the world a better place. Read more>>