Shelly, a single parent and first-generation Jamaican American, launched her business, 2Girls & A Cookshop, from her home with her teenage daughter. Her business goals were humble and ambitious at the same time. She wanted to find a way to move production to a commercial kitchen space to ensure more consistent income for her family, […]
Dear Hot Bread Kitchen Community, At the end of an unprecedented year, we find ourselves in a historic moment that has made clear what we’ve always known: women of color are the backbone of our democracy, our economy, and our communities. As essential workers in food, healthcare, and childcare; as mothers, grandmas, sisters, and aunties; […]
This Hot Bread Kitchen workforce alumna is secure in her new apartment, thanks to quick access to unemployment insurance and the support of Hot Bread Kitchen.
Women’s History Month is a chance to turn the spotlight on the often invisible work of women. Meet Rokhaya: a teacher, mother, and Hot Bread Kitchen alumni. Rokhaya Gueye was disoriented when she arrived in New York City in 2016, not knowing how to communicate in English or where to search for a job. “When […]