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Rose JP: How One JP business is Adapting to the Shutdown

April 8th, 2020|Comments Off on Rose JP: How One JP business is Adapting to the Shutdown

"We literally went home and started gathering things from around the house, and asking our parents for items." Small businesses have probably never faced as difficult a time as they do today. Rose JP, [...]

JP & Tomas Gonzalez

December 11th, 2019|704 Comments

"This is a hot topic and a lot of people want to be in it. I just felt like I could do it. I know the city, I know the neighborhood." Tomas Gonzalez reconnects [...]

Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

April 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Wise Words from Women Entrepreneurs in JP

Is Instagram a great marketing tool? What if I can't get a loan? Do I really need to plan? Carina Lopez (right) with Marie Michl of JPNDC Voices of experience answered these [...]

JP & Anne St. Juste

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Anne St. Juste

“I saw kids running around outside when they should have been in school. I thought, what is this? And so, I wanted to do something about it.” Sometimes JPNDC's work goes to unexpected places. [...]

JP & Vinndio Salon

January 8th, 2019|Comments Off on JP & Vinndio Salon

“My dad and I kind of butted heads. So when he told me, “All you need is scissors and a comb and you can go anywhere and make money,” I told him that I would [...]