Since 1978, Emerald Staffing, Inc. has been a family-owned boutique staffing firm. As a team, we strive to be inclusive and engaged with our Portland community. We believe it is important to stand with our fellow Portlanders who feel unheard, dismissed, or under appreciated. We stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and want to show our support to black-owned Portland businesses. We implore our fellow Portlanders to support the local businesses in your area. Please find below a list of black-owned Portland businesses, as well as resources to better help the community!
Need a face mask during the COVID-19 pandemic?N’Kossi Boutique sells unique cloth face masks with fabric sourced from Togo. With lead designer Jean Pierre Nugloze, you will be stylish & safe.
Having trouble talking to the youth about what is going on in our country? A Kid’s Book About presents a wonderful series of children’s books to help guide the conversation surrounding difficult topics. With Founder Jelani Cobb’s help, you will be able to navigate these conversations with ease.
Need some jewelry or colorful art to brighten up your day? Check out The Baked Clay Studio on Etsy. Owner/Designer Kristin Pruitt creates gorgeous works of art that make great gifts.
Do you love apple fritter donuts to cheer up your day? Check out Donut Queen on the East side for gigantic and delicious donuts located at 5842 E Burnside Street, Portland OR 97215.
Black Lives Matter Information
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