Accelerate Uptown. We help business grow!

Accelerate Uptown’s Mission is to foster economic equity with a focus on women and minority owned businesses,  through entrepreneurship,  advancing careers in technology and supporting the transition of our reentry community from prison to life.   We further work with community partners to support the  health and well being our members through support groups, yoga, health and fitness programs.

Set up no cost 1 hour coaching session

4 sessions available at no cost each month

Accelerate Uptown Team

Ronnie’s House

Ronnie’s House is a 501c dedicated to the memory of Ronnie Senegal that is focused on economic equity and mental health services to underserviced communities.  Ronnie’s House collaborates with community and government agencies to provide the tools, education to create an equitable playing field.


Led by Doctor Wade, CSLUB Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides Academic support to Accelerate Uptowns Members.

City of Long Beach Economic Development Department

Led by John Keisler, the Economic Development is a support of the programming at Accelerate Uptown.


A Cut of the Stimulus

Supported 100 Plus Barbershops

Supported 300 Plus Via Email

Supported 100 Through Text Messaging

Secure over 2 million in SBA/Other Loans and Grants

Racial Reconciliation

Ronnie's House led two roundtables during the Long Beach Racial Reconciliation initiative addressing Cannabis and Reentry

COVID-19 Support Health Department

COVID-19 grant focused on connecting the community with resources and COVID-19 Education.

  • LB United Redesigned expanded
  • 24hour Phone Line
  • Community Pop Up
  • Barbershop/Hair Salon Outreach