THRIVE, a Paychex Business Podcast

How the Philadelphia 76ers are Making Moves Off the Court to Help Put Black-Owned Businesses on the Map

March 23, 2021

Historically, black-owned businesses have faced a unique set of social, financial and policy challenges that have created disparities that are difficult to overcome. That’s why the Philadelphia 76ers along side of David Gould, Chief Diversity and Impact Officer, have made a commitment leveraging their organization to help these businesses succeed. Listen in as David talks with Gene Marks about the history of black-owned businesses and how that has impacted them today, resources that are available to these business owners, and how the Sixers “Buy Black Program” is providing resources for local businesses.


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