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Social Entrepreneur

290 EpisodesProduced by Tony Loyd: Business executive and mentor to social entrepreneurs

Social Entrepreneur exists at the intersection of profit and purpose. We tell positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions.

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Hope, Cookies, and the End of Relationship Violence, with Junita Flowers, Junita’s Jar

Junita’s Jar donates a portion of their profits to end relationship violence.

One year ago, Junita Flowers said, “Clarity comes while you are working.” And, she is always working. So, it comes as no surprise that she launched a new brand, Junita’s Jar. They offer new products, including 3 oz snack packs. She has a new overarching message, #HopeMunchesOn. And her new job title is “Hope Muncher in Chief.” Still, she remains true to her mission. She brings hope to women experiencing relationship violence.

“Junita’s Jar is focused on creating meaningful conversations that foster education and awareness around relationship violence,” Junita explains. A portion of profits from each purchase of Junita’s Jar cookies is donated to support education and awareness initiatives leading to the end of relationship violence.

Social Entrepreneur Quotes by Junita Flowers

“We believe in the power of really good food and desserts to bring people together.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Our overarching message is ‘Hope munches on!’” @JunitaLFlowers

“It was survival mode.” @JunitaLFlowers

“It’s the clarity and the focus of being on the other side of trauma.” @JunitaLFlowers

“We are a cookie company on a mission.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Our goal is to be purveyors of hope.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Everybody wants to be heard. And everybody wants to be validated.” @JunitaLFlowers

“That’s the movement that I want to be part of creating.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Even in the smallest of crumbs, goodness still exists.” @JunitaLFlowers

“I believe we’re all born with this purpose.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Usually, purpose comes from that place that we’re not the expert.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Say yes to the uncomfortable things, because that’s where the bulk of lessons are and that’s where your courage appears.” @JunitaLFlowers

“Be prepared to pivot, but never quit.” @JunitaLFlowers

“You have to trust your gut so that you can live with your decision.” @JunitaLFlowers

 

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