PPGJ Press and Bookstore is a Recipient of Future Collective Award by Fiverr

By: Planting People Growing Justice
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Feb. 13, 2023 - PRLog -- Dr. Artika Tyner, founder of Planting People Growing Justice (PPGJ) Press and Bookstore, has been selected as a cohort in the Fiverr Future Collective. The program honors Black-owned business owners and entrepreneurs.

The PPGJ publishing house and social enterprise promotes and distributes books that empower children to find joy in reading. The PPGJ Press and Bookstore features children's books for all ages that reflect the BIPOC community through meaningful and engaging stories. Children learn about their culture, customs, and history, along with careers open to them, including STEM. PPGJ Press and Bookstore has distributed over 15,000 free books to children, schools, and libraries globally.

Through the efforts of the PPGJ Press and Bookstore, Tyner is helping to increase literacy levels, promote cultural awareness and diversity in books, and youth leadership development. The books in the PPGJ Bookstore demonstrate to youth that they have the power to create change and make a difference in the world.

Future Collective (https://pages.fiverr.com/futurecollective/home) recipients receive a cash award to use how they wish and $6,000 in Fiverr credit to be applied to professional services offered on the Fiverr platform. The six-month fellowship provides access to capital, education, mentorship, and amplified opportunities.

Fiverr is the world's largest marketplace for freelancers that provide digital services. Part of the gig economy, the platform allows individuals to work from home and provide services globally. Fiverr is revolutionizing the way the world works together by creating opportunities for people to grow their business, brand, or dreams into action.

Now in its second year, the Future Collective supports entrepreneurs by maximizing growth opportunities. Fiverr is using its privileged position in the corporate world to facilitate a more equitable playing field for entrepreneurs who face systemic structures, cultural barriers, or life circumstances working against them.

The work of the PPGJ Press and Bookstore (https://www.ppgjbooks.com/) is increasing literacy rates and showing children the many possibilities that lie on their horizon. Ultimately, the books are creating the leaders of tomorrow and changing lives.

About Dr. Artika Tyner
Dr. Artika Tyner is the founder of Planting People Growing Justice™ Leadership Institute. She's a passionate educator, author, and advocate for justice. An engaging speaker and dynamic presenter on leadership, civil rights, diversity, and social justice topics, Dr. Tyner has helped audiences and organizations across the globe gain new tools for leading social change. Her goal is to teach, educate and inspire. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

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