Planting People Growing Justice LLC Named As 2017 American Small Business Champion

July 14 00:57 2017
An organization that seeks to plant seeds of social change has received National recognition for their outstanding work.

Dr. Artika R. Tyner, from Planting People Growing Justice LLC is pleased to announce they have received recognition as a 2017 American Small Business Champion by SCORE Mentors and Sam’s Club. Planting People Growing Justice LLC is like no other organization out there. They were not formed to be a company to work hard to make a profit. Instead, the team at the award-winning organization are there to make a difference in the global community.


Literacy has become a serious problem around the world including the USA. 1 in 4 children in America have not learned how to read. Students who are not proficient with reading by 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of school (WriteExpress Corp.; Annie E. Casey Foundation). Dr. Artika R. Tyner wants to change that and make illiteracy a thing of the past through the pursuit of academic excellence. Her dedication and her mission to succeed through her organization has started to make a real difference.

Planting People Growing Justice LLC aims to make a difference to the world we live in through their new youth education program and literacy campaign.


Dr. Artika R. Tyner, from Planting People Growing Justice LLC said of the award: “I am so pleased that we have been recognized for our commitment to making the world a better place. By training the next generation of leaders, we can plant seeds of change and reap a harvest of justice and freedom.”


The organization will be releasing a new children’s book in the fall entitled: Justice Makes a Difference: The Story of Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire.  Dr. Tyner, otherwise known as Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire, will hand deliver 1,000 books to schools across the globe. She will start with her hometown of St. Paul, MN and end the tour with a special visit to schools in Ghana. With each visit, she will inspire young people to discover the leader within through the pursuit of academic excellence and the unveiling of each student’s limitless potential.

For more information on Planting People Growing Justice, and how they are helping to change the world, please visit


Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE’s 10,000+ volunteer business experts provide more than 350,000 free small business mentoring sessions, workshops and educational services to clients in 300 chapters nationwide. In 2016, SCORE mentors volunteered 2.2 million hours to help create more than 130,000 jobs and 54,000 small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800-634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you, or visit Follow @SCOREMentors on Facebook ( and Twitter ( for news and updates on the small business landscape.

About Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club, a leading U.S. membership club, offers savings and surprises to millions of members in 659 U.S. club locations and at The Sam’s Club Giving Program, established by the Walmart Foundation in 2008, is dedicated to micro- and small business prosperity.  Sam’s Club and The Sam’s Club Giving Program have invested more than $28 million since 2011 in national and local programs dedicated to improved training, education and increased access to capital for small business owners.

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About Planting People Growing Justice LLC

Planting People Growing Justice LLC seeks to plant seeds of social change through education, training, and community outreach.

About Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Dr. Artika Tyner (a.k.a. Miss Freedom Fighter, Esquire) is a passionate educator, award-winning author, civil rights attorney, sought after speaker, and advocate for justice who is committed to helping children discover their leadership potential and serve as change agents in the global community. She is the Founder/CEO of Planting People Growing Justice LLC.

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Company Name: Planting People Growing Justice LLC
Contact Person: Dr. Artika R. Tyner
Email: [email protected]
State: Minnesota
Country: United States