Video transcript: Brownsville Program Helps Residents Become Entrepreneurs

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Brownsville is hope

Diana Jimenez, Owner, 3 Black Cats Cafe.

Diana:

Brownsville is hope. Growing up in Brownsville was pretty tough, but it made us stronger. That's how we are who we are today.

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Ionna Jimenez, Owner, 3 Black Cats Cafe.

Ionna:

We began baking in about 2010. We bake a lot—from cakes, to cookies, to tarts. Growing up, you have this idea of giving back to the community that kind of raised you. We love the idea. I think it's important for the youth to see us running small businesses. I think it's important for the residents to see small businesses popping up.

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From The Ground Up, Brownsville, New York.

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