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“Beyond the Beats: Dre Day’s Journey Bridging Beats and Business”

by Javaughnae Malone December 14, 2023 622

Dre Day is the driving force behind AD Consulting & Management and Song4Song Music. He wears many hats in the music and talent industry. But beyond the beats and business, Dre is making waves through his support for Vivian’s Door. In this engaging conversation, we dive into Dre’s journey, his mentors, and his heartfelt commitment […]

“Empowering Equity: Spotlight on Robert E. Clopton Sr.’s Inspiring Journey in Community Activism and Civil Rights”

by Javaughnae Malone December 08, 2023 560

Celebrating Robert E. Clopton Sr. Day 1 2023 Hero of Gratitude   In community activism and civil rights, Robert E. Clopton Sr., President of The Mobile County NAACP, stands strong “A Beacon of Commitment and Passion for Racial Justice and Equity.” Mentors helped shape his journey. His unwavering support for Vivian’s Door truly sets him […]

Navigating Success: “A 5-Step Guide for Farmers Applying to the Inflation Reduction Act, Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP)”

by Javaughnae Malone November 30, 2023 2,209

Are you ready to level up your game and secure financial assistance through the Inflation Reduction Act, Discrimination Financial Assistance Program (DFAP)? In this guide, we’ve got your back, laying out the steps to help you confidently navigate the application process and boost your chances of success.      Step 1: Get the Lowdown Before […]

The AARP Inspire Award: Vote for small businesses by voting Janice Malone!

by Javaughnae Malone October 04, 2023 2,845

Exciting news! Janice Malone, our very own CEO and founder of Vivian’s Door, an economic justice Mobile-AL based nonprofit, has been named one of five prestigious 2023-2024 AARP Purpose Prize winners. Malone is the first AARP Purpose Prize winner in Alabama. But there’s more! Voting is now open for the AARP Inspire Award, and the […]

Vivian’s Door CEO named one of five AARP “Purpose Prize” Award winners

by Javaughnae Malone September 26, 2023 1,197

Mobile, Ala. – Mobilian Janice Malone has been selected as one of AARP’s 2024 “Purpose Prize” Award winners. Malone is the executive director of Vivian’s Door, an economic justice nonprofit with the mission of helping African-American businesses grow, scale, and reinvest in their communities. The “AARP Purpose Prize Award” honors individuals who use their knowledge and […]

Inflation Reduction Act Financial Assistance Program for Distressed Borrowers

by Javaughnae Malone September 05, 2023 1,001

Inflation Reduction Act Financial Assistance Program for Distressed Borrowers We are excited to share another exceptional opportunity that has blossomed on the horizon, one that has the potential to reshape your financial landscape. Section 22006 of the Inflation Reduction Act is now available to assist agricultural producers by offering a lifeline to those who already […]

Discrimination Farm Loan Financial Assistance Program

by Javaughnae Malone August 23, 2023 1,946

The Inflation Reduction Act Discrimination Financial Assistance Program is a unique program that aims to address past discrimination issues faced by black farmers when accessing government loans. In the past, some black farmers may have experienced unfair treatment or difficulties getting the financial help they needed to run their farms and succeed. The Inflation Reduction […]

Empowering Lives Beyond Barriers: The AdaptFocus Journey

by Javaughnae Malone July 29, 2023 941

In a world that often fails to recognize the immense potential within disability-owned minority businesses and organizations, there are inspiring stories that defy stereotypes and change lives. Meet the extraordinary individual behind AdaptFocus, a disability-founded minority organization breaking barriers and creating opportunities for disabled individuals in minority communities. In this blog, we dive deep into […]

Journey to the Beat: Unveiling the Musical Tale of DJ Fergg

by Javaughnae Malone June 28, 2023 900

Welcome to June, when we celebrate the rich tapestry of Black music that has shaped the world as we know it. From the soulful melodies of Gospel to the infectious rhythms of Hip-Hop, Black music has consistently pushed boundaries, inspired change, and united people from all walks of life. Today, we embark on a journey […]

Eunice C. Mingo: A Dedicated Therapist Educating the Community on Mental Wellness

by Javaughnae Malone May 31, 2023 1,005

Meet Eunice C. Mingo, a determined, loyal, and insightful licensed Psychotherapist who owns ECM Counseling Services and the Mingo Matters Foundation. Eunice shares her story of how she got started in her career, how she handles pressures in life and business and a success story that she’s particularly proud of. Becoming a Mental Health Professional […]