It’s not simply enough to have conversations about the injustices taking place towards the black community, we must have a continued effort to become anti-racist and allies with our brothers and sisters. While education and awareness is definitely key, they are merely a starting point. There are plenty of impactful ways for us to make change. One of those ways comes from our pockets- it’s where we spend our dollar.
Here at Etta+Billie, we’ve always had a heart for the small business community. Being a part of it ourselves, we recognize how crucial it is that we observe where our dollar is going and support local makers. We can start implementing change through empowering businesses to have resources and give to their communities through our spending habits. There are plenty of BIPOC businesses that deserve far more recognition than they receive, and we at E+B want to be committed to bringing awareness to these businesses. This is merely a start, but here are a list of some amazing makers to support:
It happens every year. December ends, holiday soirees come to a screeching halt, and weight loss reminders pop-up on every corner. And, while hitting pause and focusing on your wellness is such a positive thing to welcome in a new calendar year - we're here to remind you that your resolutions don't have to involve restricting yourself!
2021 is here! Now what? If you're left wondering where to begin with setting attainable resolutions, you are not alone! New calendar years are a great way to kickstart new habits and, more importantly, track your progress.
As we say goodbye to what most would call a tumultuous year full of twists and turns, we look forward to 2021 and the many possibilities that can arise. Here’s what the E+B team is most looking forward to in the new year: