Latinx/Hispanic Owned Businesses to Support in Philly
According to NBC News, despite being the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. small business ecosystem, Latinos continue to struggle to secure capital from national banks. That added with the severe impact COVID-19 had especially amongst Latino-owned businesses not having access to economic relief, getting the community's support is imperative now more than ever.
Here's just a few Latino owned businesses in our local neighborhoods you can help thrive by supporting this Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month!
Juntos - a community-led, Latinx immigrant organization in South Philadelphia fighting for our human rights as workers, parents, youth, and immigrants.
El Merkury - started as a dream project that quickly evolved into a reality. Today, they're a Central American street food staple in the Philadelphia foodie scene with big dreams of bringing our community together through food.
Jezabel's - their mission is to offer an authentic Northwestern Argentine experience in a warm and welcoming setting, a place for the community to gather and enjoy simple yet delicious food prepared using local fresh ingredients, at fair and reasonable prices while promoting a more sustainable planet.
Centro Musical - a retail Music Store that Offers a wide variety of Latin Music, Instruments, and Souvenirs.
Taller Puertorriqueño - Known as El Corazón Cultural del Barrio (The Cultural Heart of Latino Philadelphia)TallerPuertorriqueño uses art to promote development within its community and the Latino Diaspora and build bridges to the Greater Philadelphia region.
Casa Papel - a full service one-stop graphic design and specialty print studio.