Madison – Business owners from District 14, State Street and across Madison endorse Brandi Grayson for Alder, District 14.

Supporting Business owners include:

  • Sagashus Levingston, Owner at Infamous Mothers LLC

  • Vernee Nycole, Owner at Vernee Nycole House of Beauty

  • Tanisha Harbert, President and Executive Director of Chanell Ardor Schools of Beauty and Color

  • Latisha McDuffy, Owner at Mo’Better Butter Cookies

  • Hawk Sullivan, Owner at Hawks

  • Alex Lindenmeyer, Owner at Short Stack Eatery

  • Sirena Flores, Owner at Creations by Sirena the Flower

  • Shadayra Kilfoy Flores, Owner of

  • Rockka Lashawn, Owner Rockka Luxe Collection

  • Tamara N. Thompson, Owner at Maroon Calabash and Mother Earth Doula Care

  • Alice Larrue, Owner at Angels Boutique

  • Stephanie Queen, Owner at Stephanie Queen P’s Throne

  • Angela Donahue, Owner at Lovely Lashes by Angie LLC

Hawk Sullivan of Hawks on State Street wants to see Brandi Grayson’s experience at the policy-makers table. “I have been watching Brandi fight for equality in our community for years.  She knows what it takes to help vulnerable families and will bring that knowledge and passion to our city council in a time when it is desperately needed”

UW Senior, Sirena Flores owns a local art and event design company called Creations by Sirena the Flower. She had this to say about Grayson: “I believe in equity and equality, I believe in building a better future for the youth in our city. I believe Brandi will make an effective change because she engages with community members, listens to other’s voices and she cares about the youth.”

Owner of the beloved Mo’Better Better Cookies, Latisha McDuffy expressed words of encouragement and gratitude for Grayson: “I endorse Brandi because she works tirelessly for the Black community and specifically Black women and I love how she is unapologetically Black. Thank you, Brandi for all that you have done and continue to do!”

Grayson was heartened by the support of local businesses stating, “Let’s do all we can to grow a diverse body of businesses that celebrate the culture and prosperity of our various communities. It gives me hope to be supported by small business owners who want that as well and are working to eliminate racial inequities by sharing resources and making space for our current and aspiring Black, Brown, Indigenous and POC business owners. By investing in small businesses, we improve the economic position of our entire community, shifting Madison from a Pleasantville that includes some to a Pleasantville that includes all.”

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