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ABOUT

OUR MISSION AND VISION

OUR MISSION AND VISION

The Liink Project is a grass-roots community effort to create a safe, structured, and supportive environment to incubate black owned businesses in the Greater Seattle Area.

 

Our development plans include a venue to host a black owned creative commons, art gallery, live performance, commercial kitchen, and media production resources for under-served black artists and entrepreneurs in our city. 

 

With a space to display their goods, demonstrate their services, showcase their art, and network with like-minded community members their chances of success will be substantially increased and stimulate more economic activity to support their growth.

Imagine a place where blackness in America isn’t represented by anything bitter, but instead the sweetness of our love for one another is always on display. Where black culture, art, and entrepreneurship is assigned value by the same hearts and minds that forge that magic. Where freedom, inspiration, and community are abundant in order to help black business owners get established and poised for growth. 

 

We believe the time is now and the road leading to our prosperity will be paved when we have more ways to come together. 

We have a team ready, willing and able to build this dream factory…but we can’t do it alone. We need our entire city’s help to bring this much needed collection of resources to the aid of those we seek to serve.

 

Help us make history! 

 

Become a Liink Partner today by joining our donor list and get exclusive access to VIP partner perks and special offers on future events.

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GET TO KNOW US

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FOUNDERS

Amma Bota

Business consultant, entrepreneur and non profit executive with extensive experience in both the creative and tech spheres. Her most recent projects include aiding the development of a strategic plan of action for the NBA Players Association which focused on social justice and community initiatives. Additionally, she also recently helped guide and lead a Seattle based arts non-profit where her passion for cultural community spaces was born. 

Stephanie Morales

Visual artist, community coordinator and owner of AxSM Arts & Entertainment, a company that provides artistic services and produces art centered events focusing on creatives of color in Seattle and LA. Stephanie is a graduate of the University of Washington and her BA in Law and Justice informs both her art and her passion for social justice and equity. Ten years of administrative and corporate work give her experience and insight into the business realm.

Lawrence "Illoquint" Wilder

Founder of Illoquint Entertainment, a multimedia company that specializes in music production, film, photography and event curation. As a former case manager for at-risk youth, Lawrence expanded his heart for helping those in need, and giving back to his community. He is passionate about creating safe spaces for people of color in any capacity, from 1-on-1 meetups to large events in the Seattle area.

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4311 MLK Jr Way,

PO Box 96

Seattle, WA 98122

E: theliinkproject@gmail.com

P: 917-544-2996

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