BLACK AND BROWN OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROFIT CENTER

Established in 2023

PO Box 1405
San Bernardino,
CA 92401

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Office of Governor Gavin Newsom Inland Empire Regional Office End of Year Review

State Appointments Workshops: On August 3, 2023, the Inland Empire Regional Office had the honor of hosting Appointments Secretary Cathryn Rivera for three appointments workshops.

State Appointments Workshops: On August 3, 2023, the Inland Empire Regional Office had the honor of hosting Appointments Secretary Cathryn Rivera for three appointments workshops. Over 100 local leaders attended to learn more about the appointments process and how community members can help shape the future of California by serving on a statewide board or commission. These events were made possible in partnership with the Inland Empire Community Foundation, San Bernardino Community College District, Riverside Community College District, California State University San Bernardino, University of California Riverside, Civil Rights Institute Inland Southern California, Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit Center, and local legislative offices. To apply to serve on a statewide board or commission please visit: https://www.gov.ca.gov/appointments/

San Bernardino's BBOP Center wins "Project of the Year"

SAN BERNARDINO, CA, UNITED STATES, December 7, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (BBOP) Center has been recognized with the esteemed “Project of the Year” award for design excellence by the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), Southern California Chapter.

The Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit Center Hosts “Unlocking Access and Capital to Advance Women of Color Entrepreneurs” Economic Symposium in LA

The Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit Center(BBOP) was thrilled to host the “Unlocking Access and Capital to Advance Women of Color Entrepreneurs” economic symposium at the Weingart Foundation in Los Angeles on October 25, 2023 at 10:00 AM. This event boasted a lineup of distinguished speakers and panelists, each recognized for their expertise in the fields of small business, technology,  venture capitalism, AI, investing and philanthropy. 

Exploring Life & Business with Vanessa Perez

Running an organization is never easy. I have learned that the amount you put in is the amount you get out. I am a firm believer that to whom much is given, much is required, which is why I give my all to the work that I do. I have a passion for women, women’s empowerment, and women’s leadership development. Therefore, despite the challenges I have faced over the years, I see those challenges as opportunities to help build my endurance to continue paving the way for future women leaders.

Local organization aims to end racial, gender systemic inequity for female entrepreneurs of color

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (KABC) — More black women in the U.S. are in the process of starting or running a new business than either white men or women. Unfortunately, only 3% of black women are running mature businesses in part due to a lack of access to key resources needed for entrepreneurship.

Empowering Economic Advancement for People of Color: Unveiling the BBOP Center in California

In a transformative move towards fostering economic empowerment for people of color, 2022 witnessed the inauguration of the Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (BBOP) Center in San Bernardino, California. Initiated by Kim Carter and the Time For Change Foundation (TFCF), this groundbreaking 10,350-square-foot-facility stands as a pioneering hub dedicated to advancing the economic prospects of marginalized communities.

CNN Hero Launches The BBOP Center To Help Propel Women Entrepreneurs

Recently, Kim’s story was included in the Italian film “Tell it Like a Woman,” which was created to draw attention to issues combating gender-based violence and women’s empowerment. Kim’s segment was produced by Taraji P. Henson, with Jennifer Hudson playing the role of Kim.

America’s First Economic HUB Dedicated To Advancing People Of Color Opens In California

In 2022, Kim Carter and the Time For Change Foundation (TFCF) broke ground on the Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (BBOP) Center in San Bernardino, California. The 10,350-square-foot space houses a first-of-its-kind economic HUB in the Inland Empire.

IE Latino Voices shines light on Latino-led and serving organizations with Vanessa Perez of BBOP.

We created the Black & Brown Opportunities for Profit Center, because what makes it special is the fact that we’re creating a space for black and brown entrepreneurs to come and have access to the resources, to the tools, to the network, to the technology that they need to have successful businesses

How Time for Change Foundation’s BBOP Center is Helping Minorities Create Generational Wealth and Business Opportunities in San Bernardino

In the heart of Southern California, a beacon of hope has emerged for underserved women seeking to rewrite their narratives and build generational wealth.

Time For Change Foundation‘s Black and Brown Opportunities For Profit (BBOP) Center is a testament to innovation and their unwavering commitment to breaking systemic inequalities.

Empowering Female Business Owners in the Inland Empower.

An Inland Empire based foundation—typically focused on getting formerly incarcerated, recovered addicts, and/or formerly homeless mothers in stable homes and reunited with their children in foster care—has a new project aimed at changing the trajectories of the lives of Black and Brown women.

Community activist Kim Carter shares story of struggle and success at CSUSB’s Womxn’s Leadership Conference

From homelessness and incarceration to becoming an affordable housing developer, Kim Carter has made an incredible transformation, and since then, has been changing the lives of others through her community activism and the Time for Change Foundation, in which she founded.

B-Bop Center: Women Helping Women in the Inland Empire

It did not matter that it was raining during the grand opening of the Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (B-BOP) Center. The community showed up in large numbers to express their support.

The B-BOP Center is a 10,000-square-foot building in San Bernardino to help end racial and gender inequality in entrepreneurship in the Inland Empire.

BBOP Center brings Silicon Valley level tech and innovation to IE women

Time For Change Foundation is proud to announce the opening of its state-of-the-art Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit (BBOP) Center on March 15th, 2023.

This revolutionary center is the first of its kind, providing an economic hub for low-income, disenfranchised women to access the resources, support, and information they need to become successful entrepreneurs.

The Time For Change Foundation’s entrepreneurial BBOP Center brings Silicon Valley-level technology and innovation

This revolutionary center is the first of its kind, providing an economic hub for low-income, disenfranchised women to access the resources, support and information they need to become successful women entrepreneurs.

Founder Kim Carter, who was previously imprisoned after becoming a victim of addiction, is the driving force behind this project, along with Executive Director of the Time for Change Foundation, Vanessa Perez.

The Black and Brown Opportunities for Profit Center

Women who are not typically the first to be invited to boardroom tables, namely women of color in low to moderate income communities, now have a place where they can hold their own boardroom meetings.

What’s new: B-BOP resource center for women of color debuts this week!

The center was built by Time for Change Foundation, a nonprofit created by Kim Carter aimed at bringing the innovative ideas of Silicon Valley to the Inland Empire. B-BOP will provide opportunities and resources for women of color with the goal of changing the trajectory of their lives.

What’s new: B-BOP resource center for women of color debuts this week!

A resource center for women of color opens this week in San Bernardino, offering a host of programs for residents looking to start or enhance their small businesses.

What’s new: B-BOP resource center for women of color debuts this week!

The center is open extended hours and has a daycare to help women attending programs aimed at improving business skills.
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