Facebook Accelerator Brown Mamas

For nearly a decade, Pittsburgh Brown Mamas has been connecting Black mothers in the Pittsburgh region via Facebook and it’s various programming. We are excited and honored to announce that Brown Mamas has been accepted into Facebook’s Community Accelerator Program.

Through this program, Brown Mamas will get access to custom, one-on-one training purposed with organizing and strengthening their communities, early access to Facebook products to help the activate and manager their communities and up to $50K in funding to help them activate community initiatives.

Brown Mamas is one of 129 groups chosen from across the globe to participate in this program.

“We are honored to have a partner that understands that mixing online engagement with in-person connection creates an activated and close-knit community,” Founder, Muffy Mendoza, said.

Brown Mamas’ plans to use the resources and funding to strengthen its core team and further activate it’s community to do the work of making moms better moms through positive socialization and resource connection.


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Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on muffymendoza.com.

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