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20222 Annual Meeting

Amplify POC | 2022 Annual Meeting

Amplify POC Cape Cod's VIRTUAL Annual Meeting. We share our accomplishments this past year, acknowledge our collaborators and sponsors, and we see Amplify having an impact next year!

Holiday Vendors Market

Holiday Vendors Market to highlight POC-owned businesses on Cape Cod

HYANNIS — In the aftermath of George Floyd's murder in 2020, which ignited worldwide protests, Tara Vargas-Wallace found herself getting calls from people across the Cape.

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Cape Media News: POC Holiday Vendor Market

The holidays are here and many Cape Codders are looking for ways to buy gifts that support not only the small business economy but also communities of color.

Cape Media News: Amplify People of Color Cape Cod

If you're looking for black-owned businesses to support on Cape Cod, you can now locate them through Amplify POC Cape Cod, a grassroots economic sustainability initiative founded by Tara Vargas Wallace to enhance the visibility of businesses owned by people of color on Cape Cod. Emily Tullock reports.

Celebrate National Black Business Month with trip to Amplify POC's Summer Vendor Market

HYANNIS — Honoring the National Black Business Month, Amplify POC (People of Color), a nonprofit organization, is scheduled to launch its first annual Summer Vendor Market this weekend.

'Keeping this spark alive': Words and music will mark George Floyd anniversary on the Cape

Poets and musicians will gather Sunday at the Hyannis Village Green for “A-Way with Words: Spoken Word and Poetry in Solidarity,” a special event in remembrance of George Floyd one year after his murder.

Eradicating Racial Wealth Gap Theme for Hyannis Event

HYANNIS - Tourists and locals alike danced to a reggae beat under the sunny skies in Aselton Park overlooking Hyannis Harbor Saturday for the first ever Amplify Summer Market.

Vendors arrive in Hyannis to take part in Amplify POC market

HYANNIS — From African jewelry to ceramic mugs, from newspaper dolls to custom postcards, there was something for everybody at the Amplify POC Summer Vendor Market at Aselton Park on Saturday.

Can American Rescue Plan money help close the Cape's equity gap? Maybe. Here's how.

Amplify POC Cape Cod will use two ARPA awards totaling $110,000 to start an equity fund for students and business owners in 2023, according to founder and CEO Tara Vargas-Wallace.

February 2023 Edition Landing – Making A Difference

Amplify POC's feature in Cape and Plymouth Business Media!

'These Are My Communities'

Amplify POC Elevates Cape Businesses Of Color

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