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This is Made in DC

The Made in DC Program supports and promotes the city’s makers.
Discover locally-made products making the District unique.

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Director of DSLBD: Kristi Whitfield

Kristi Whitfield is an executive, entrepreneur, and urban planner with over 20 years of experience implementing change. Kristi believes deeply in the impact that place and opportunity has on the well-being of individuals and communities. Kristi joined the ranks of entrepreneurs in 2006 first as a consultant, then at the helm of a transportation and logistics company, and most recently as the co-founder of Curbside Cupcakes. Based on these experiences, Kristi is passionate about driving resources to small businesses and helping them grow.

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July is #IndependentRetailerMonth and the District has thousands of #DCProud small and local businesses located throughout all eight wards! Head out to a #DCMainStreet for unique dining and shopping experiences, or support a small service provider in some fashion! 👋#ShopSmallDC

Disability-owned businesses are a growing portion of DC’s #smallbusiness community - @DC_DDCouncil can help small business owners with developmental disabilities find independence while seeking to accomplish their goals and grow their business! #DCProud

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