about the life


The Life is a lifestyle retail space carrying various products from local young entrepreneurs aspiring to break into the market, including everything from apparel to lifestyle items like custom soaps and candles.  The Life connects youth with the opportunities to create income and learning experiences, ultimately exposing youth to STEAM industries and skill sets.

The Life is a collaborative partnership between the Good Life Foundation, the Allyn Foundation/Salt City Market, Le Moyne College, Syracuse University and the Keenan Center for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity. Through this leveraged partnership, youth are provided career mentors and entrepreneurial education, while creating pathways to colleges and/or entrepreneurship.

Brands currently featured at The Life:

  • Salt City Market (Market Money available in-store*)
  • Malika’s Scarves
  • Love is Dope
  • In Our Words
  • Harmony Essentials
  • Abelle
  • Good Life Foundation

*If you would like to purchase more than $200 in Market Money, please contact our Market Manager, Adam Sudmann, at adam@saltcitymarket.com.

about gl imprinting

GL Imprinting, a subsidiary social enterprise of the Good Life Foundation, is a full service print and graphic design company. GL Imprinting aligns our social mission with our products and services. Every dollar spent with GL imprinting directly contributes to programming for inner-city youth to help reduce poverty, recidivism, incarceration, and violence. GL Imprinting believes in Collective Prosperity, where all stakeholders linked to our business prosper as we prosper, from those who seek our services and become printing partners, to the youth we hire and train, to the communities we operate in.

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Press

  • Salt City Market to bring communities together through food

    thenewshouse.com

    Full article
  • Salt City Market, the downtown Syracuse food hall, resets opening to January 2021

    Syracuse.com

    Full article
  • Is a Pandemic the Right Time to Start a Business? It Just Might Be

    nytimes.com

    Full article

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