At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Starbucks and the Los Angeles Urban League are announcing "an innovative partnership to support underserved neighborhoods with a community profit-sharing store model at the Starbucks store in South Los Angeles at Crenshaw & Coliseum." Nice, but you might sleep through it. The press conference is in New York City. Details after the jump.
On October 4, 2011, in New York City, the Los Angeles Urban League and Starbucks are making an announcement of an innovative partnership to support underserved neighborhoods with a community profit-sharing store model at the Starbucks store in South Los Angeles at Crenshaw &Coliseum. The new business model provides support and promotes shared growth with measurable and quantifiable results aligned the needs specific to community of Park Mesa Heights and the greater Crenshaw District. A similar agreement is being undertaken in NYC between Starbucks and Abyssinian Development Corp.
Blair H. Taylor, President & CEO, Los Angeles Urban League
Howard Schultz, Chairman & CEO, Starbucks
Cecilia Carter, Vice President Global Diversity and Advocacy, Starbucks
The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, NY
The Honorable Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles, CA (via written statement from Los Angeles)
Rev. Butts and Sheena Wright, Abyssinian Development Corp.
Tuesday, October 4, 2011, 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m. in NYC, NY