What We Do

Southern Illinois Back to School Expo 2023

We spent the day at the Southern Illinois Back to School Expo in Marion. Great event and a huge resource for the community.


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The mission of BCCSI is to develop, educate, economically empower, sustain and promote African-American businesses by advocating for economic development through business friendly legislative policies, entrepreneurship, procurement,community reinvestment, programmatic and professional development, and capitalistic activity throughout the State of Illinois
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Members are invited to participate in governmental affairs briefings, programs and legislative coalition activites that affect businesses and the community.

Black Chamber of Commerce of Southern Illinois (BCCSI)


Professional Networking & Development

Members Experience opportunities to speak,network, advocate and promote business ventures through social media and special events.
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Discounts & Access to Capital

Meet Our Team


A Gift of Love Charity, Inc.
Chastity Mays
Facebook : AGiftofLoveCharity
Beyond the Walls Movement, NFP
Quianya Enge
(618) 559-0331
Blissful Body Butter, LLC.
Mrs. Kena Jackson, CEO
(618) 353-4983
Carbondale United
Nancy Maxwell, Director
EC & DD Designs
Elva Liddell
(618) 303-3795
Exit Realty New Beginningz.com
Tamiko Mueller, Managing Broker
(618) 527-4663
Hathor Doula Services
Chastity Mays
(618) 525-2676
Isha's Creative Collections
Isha's Creative Collections
Aiisha Walton, Owner
(618) 228-2555
Jalisa Godsey Websites
Jalisa Godsey
(618) 841-5618
Loye Logistics
Carmen-Allen Adeoye, Officer
(618) 751-3250
NLP Professional Services
Naishon Patterson
(208) 352-0409
Prints R Us
Nancy Maxwell
(618) 306-5885
 Sidney & Solomon Foods, LLC
Sullivan and Jerri Young, Owners
(618) 306-1665
That Certain Something Designs
(618) 967-4133
The Trap Training Facilty
Johnathon Battle/ Alyssa Sturgeon
(863) 397-0769 or
(270) 559-6069
Titans Foundation
Aaron Lee
(618) 203-1442
West End Plaza
Michelle Bradley, Owner
(618) 638-2471

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Become a Volunteer

Do you have some extra time to spare? If so, we can always use volunteers to participate in our outreach programs and community events.

Contact us to learn about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities in your area.
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What People are Saying About Us


"I've had the honor and pleasure of volunteering at several of Black Chamber of Commerce of Southern Illinois's events. The entire organization consists of honest, caring and sincere individuals who are looking to make a positive impact."

- Neal M.


"I just wanted to say thank you to Black Chamber of Commerce of Southern Illinois for all of your help and support. Your organization has been a blessing to my family and the community we live in."

- Samantha P.