AMP: Grassroots²

Bronx, NY

The BLK Projek

Vision: The BLK Projek seeks to address food justice and economic development by harnessing the local, good food movement and creating small business and career opportunities for underserved women and youth of color.

Impact: Through culturally relevant education, beautification of public spaces, urban gardening, and community programming, The BLK Projek creates easily accessible resources for underserved women. The BLK Projek works to strengthen overall mental and public health, create viable pathways out of poverty, and supports local growers.