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In 2019, CBE merged with The Recharge Group (Black Battery), an organization of Black professionals that assembled monthly at the Battery in San Francisco to share experiences and strengthen bonds with Blacks in the Bay Area.

why we gather

networking & connecting

Black professionals across sectors to promote the exchange of business opportunities and to provide a space to strategize about how to elevate the Black community as a whole.

highlighting excellence

Among Black employees, business owners, and community representatives in order to inspire future generations of leaders.

educating black professionals

By providing enriching experiences in the areas of industry developments, career growth, and business opportunities.

Register for Black Future Month 2021 events

Our virtual programs provide access  to dynamic thought leaders, community resources, and opportunities for impactful engagement across three topic areas: (1) Resiliency through COVID-19, (2) Sustaining and Growing Black Businesses and Nonprofits, and (3) Keeping the Momentum: Building a Racially Just Society.

You’re not alone. We’re here and will continue to provide the resources and support needed to unify and elevate our community. Check out our list of resources here.


past event


Community Conversation:
How do we build, promote and inspire?

Community leaders facilitated a conversation around continued growth, promotion, and inspiration within the Black community, highlighting intersectionality  through professional development, community engagement, and economic empowerment.

Igniting Change in Silicon Valley: Transformative Decisions w/ impact

CBE gathered at The Battery to celebrate the winners of the Pitch Competition engaged in a lightning chat with Tony West, CLO of Uber, as he discussed his work to turn around the company’s global legal reputation and prioritize diversity.

The rise and impact
of the Black creative

Black Creativity is at an all-time high, and we’re here for it! A panel of Black creatives engaged with the Recharge community on the topic of pioneering and innovating in their fields to shift narratives, inspire and create impact for others. 


In collaboration with The Battery, we are able to bring enrichment opportunities to the community. Our partners empower us to provide content and events for us, by us.


Stay connected with CBE as we host a variety of Recharge events.

Interested in sponsoring?

Interested in sponsoring a Recharge event? Due to COVID-19, CBE is planning monthly virtual events to keep the community plugged in. Let’s work together!

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