"If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

- African Proverb    

The Recycle The Black Dollar is an economic call-to-action for the Black community to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, and Reclaim resources in our community. Recycle The Black Dollar ecosystem allows us to embrace the brilliance of us, the excellence of us, the creativity of us, the strength of us, and the power of us.

OUR GOALS 

Reduce the volume of money and resources leaving the Black community.

Recycle the Black dollar in the Black community exponentially longer than 6 hours.

Reuse the talents within the Black community to build and fortify economic justice and economic power.

Reclaim the lifecycle of the Black dollar that built Black Wall Street.

OUR MISSION

Recycle The Black Dollar is an economic call to action for the Black community to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, and Reclaim the resources in our community.

Our mission to fortify Black economic power and justice by connecting Black consumers to Black businesses.

Our Cornerstone Projects:

1. Annual Blackout Conference

2. Recycle The Black Dollar directory for Black-owned businesses.

3. Harriet Tubman $20 bill campaign.

ABOUT US

The Recycle The Black Dollar is an economic call-to-action for the Black community to Reduce, Recycle, Reuse, and Reclaim resources in our community.

ABOUT US
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Chantel believes, "it is OUR time to take the helm and steer the ship toward economic justice, community power, and generational wealth. 2020 has shifted the economic trajectory in favor of the Black community. This is the moment to reconstruct our history and build the movement for generational wealth, justice, and power.

As a millennial, with a foundation rooted in advocacy for nearly two decades, Chantel is driven by the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis, Our ancestors may have all come here on different ships,  but we're in the same boat now." As an entrepreneur,

FOUNDER'S MESSAGE

Meet the creators, leaders, engineers and organizers behind Recycle The Black Dollar

OUR TEAM

- Chantel Clea Goins

President, CEO and Founder

As a millennial, with a foundation rooted in advocacy for nearly two decades, Chantel is driven by the words of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis,

FOUNDER'S MESSAGE
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The recycle symbol is used to illustrate the ecosystem that the Black community can sustain itself beyond measure.

LOGO STORY

The recycle symbol is used to illustrate the ecosystem that the Black community can sustain itself beyond measure. It is imperative that the larger community makes strategic decisions to stimulate and utilize resources in the Black community.

COLORS

Green: Represents the African land that our ancestors were stolen from; as well as the American land that our ancestors slaved over to build this country.

Red: The bloodshed of Black people over the last 400 years.

Black: Black excellence and the Power of the Black community.

INSPIRATION

Represents RTBD's campaign for the Harriett Tubman’s $20 bill to actually enter the circulation of US currency. Black people spend $1.2 trillion annually and RTBD will advocacy to have Black representation on one (1) of the seven (7) currency bills.

LOGO STORY

"Supporting “Recycle The Black Dollar” is important to me because I believe it’s important to have better schools, resources and services in our neighborhood."

Chief Operating Officer

AUDREY LAMYSSAIRE

"I support Recycle the Black Dollar because this is my way to be the change I want to see in the world."

Senior Events & Exhibit Manager

MELLISA SMITH

"Recycle The Black Dollar is a change agent that can reveal the degree of our sustainability as a community."

Chief Technical Officer

MARION G. RUCKER IV

"Recycle The Black Dollar creates an ecosystem that allows us to embrace our own brilliance."

Founder, President & CEO

CHANTEL CLEA GOINS

"As a product of the 1960s, I was never given real opportunities to know wealth let alone build it. I'm changing the narrative so our dollars are valued and renewed."

Chief Financial Officer

ABRACENCA CARTER

"There is power in investing back into our communities. Our families will be financially secure for future generations to come."

Production Manager

QUINCY BATES

OUR TEAM