Raleigh coffee shop has big plans to expand opportunities for those who are ‘overlooked’

321 Coffee — a cafe and roaster that exclusively hires people with intellectual and developmental disabilities — is launching an expanded partnership with Pendo to service the software company’s new in-office coffee bar when it opens in early 2022. Read the full story in the The News & Observer.

Pendo will be the first tenant in the new 301 Hillsborough tower in downtown Raleigh, occupying its top five floors when the building opens. The company, which helps businesses improve their websites and products through behavioral analytics, has used 321 as its coffee supplier since last year.

The Downtown Raleigh location will be the coffee shop’s second one, in addition to a stall at the Raleigh Farmers’ Market at 1209 Farmers Market Drive. 321 Coffee will run a modest operation, employing about 10 workers and only serving Pendo staff.

Read the full story in the The News & Observer.