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The Prince George's County Small Business Support Program

Just announced today! The Prince George's County Small Business Support Program, funded by the Greater Washington Community Foundation and PNC Bank, is offering grants to support existing small businesses and position them to harness the economic benefits of development happening along the Purple Line & Blue Line corridors. Applications due by May 13, 2024. Please share this opportunity!


Apply here: ________________________________

You're invited: Surviving to Thriving Along the Purple Line 

 Do you want to learn about the new Maryland Just Communities initiative, which will accelerate strategies for communities that have experienced historical and ongoing socio-economic marginalization?

Or hear from community members who have navigated buying a home or running a business -- and the local elected officials who serve them? Or network with community leaders, agencies, and organizations supporting people to stay rooted in Purple Line communities?

Come to PLCC's April 24 event! 


5 pm: Doors open        

5:30 - 7 pm: Speaking program (see speakers below)        

7-8:45 pm: Dinner, networking, resource tables and community workshop    

Speakers include: 

Welcome, Pastor Mike Dickson, Associate Pastor, Solid Rock Church and Founder of the Metamorphosis Community Project         Sheila Somashekhar, PLCC Director            


Cat Goughnour, Assistant Secretary of Just Communities, State of Maryland DHCD        

Community Panel        

Carolyn Hipkins, New Purple Line Homeowner        

Silvia Huezo, Owner, Pupuseria El Comalito Restaurant            

Bi-county Leadership Panel        

Jolene Ivey, Prince George's County Council Chair        

Kate Stewart, Montgomery County Council Vice President        

Ashanti Martinez, Maryland State Delegate (Moderator)        

When? Wednesday, April 24 from 5-8:45 PM

Where? Solid Rock Church, 5401 Good Luck Rd, Riverdale, MD 20737

We will also raffle gift certificates to local restaurants! Please register here by Wednesday, April 17 so we can make dinner accommodations.________________________________

Apply to be part of the Purple Line Equitable Housing Training Series!Enterprise Community Partners, in partnership with the Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC), is seeking organizations interested in learning more about creating housing opportunities for everyone near transit through a five-part training series.This training series will improve your organization's capacity, build community, and strengthen relationships.You will learn about how homes are built, improved, and financed in your communities and build advocacy skills to directly engage decision-makers on issues that matter to you and your organization. Click here for more information about the series.

The training series is open to community-based organizations located in or serving people living near the new Purple Line transit corridor.

This includes:        

Nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations, including staff and board members        

Members of tenant organizations or residents’ councils        

Neighborhood associations        

Housing or community development organizations    

Application deadline: 5 PM, Friday, May 3


Email Laura Searfoss, Senior Program Director at


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