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BRIDGE Fort Worth commemorates 10 years of community impact

Written by Mindia Whittier

The organization’s focus areas include professional development, community involvement, and education.

BRIDGE Fort Worth (Black Resourceful Innovators Developing Generations of Excellence) was developed to create a centralized group for Black professionals to develop strong networks and to bridge the gap of Black leaders in the local community. The organization marked a decade of providing educational, professional, and charitable support in Tarrant County with an anniversary event on Feb. 26.

BRIDGE fosters relationships between members, employers and other special interest groups to promote increased community participation. The organization’s members, which are emerging professionals between 23-45 years of age, also serve the community by addressing gaps that exist within its target demographic, including literacy, civic engagement, health and wellness.

The organization’s recent impact includes more than 90% of its proceeds targeting charitable causes, and 50% of its members continuing service through other organizations and boards.

BRIDGE membership is $50. It provides access to influential business leaders and elected officials, business networking opportunities, professional development programs, social events and board opportunities that are filtered exclusively to BRIDGE members. More information is available online.

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Mindia Whittier