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Tiffany Williams | Exquisite Catering | Chicago, IL

Tiffany’s raising three kids in the Woodlawn community on Chicago’s south side, where her family has lived for generations. They’ve seen constant change, including many storefronts and businesses come and go. And so with all the investment happening in the adjacent community of Hyde park, the stakes are high.

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Lisa Marsh | Ms P’s Gluten Free | Chicago, IL

Prior to the pandemic, it was already challenging enough to be a smaller, micro-business trying to break into retail, trying to understand the ins and outs and move forward and grow the business. Growing from the initial one store to the three stores to then 15 stores is hugely challenging because each store is different and it’s not a process where somebody is holding your hand and saying, “Okay, let me walk you through this”. So you’re stumbling along the way, figuring it out.

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