Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Host Event To Certify M/WBE’s

Today, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a certification event for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs).

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NYC Initiative Offers $1.8 Million In Grants To Help Longstanding Small Businesses Compete

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for local small businesses to apply for a share of $1.8 million in grant funding and expert advice to address neighborhood changes including rising real estate costs. Continue Reading →

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Come Celebrate The “East Harlem Working Together,” Campaign At MNN In Harlem

Come celebrate East Harlem | Working Together a campaign created for Union Settlement by Worldstudio Foundation, in collaboration with artist Edel Rodriguez to promote economic development and small business support. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Park To Park And Others Receive City Awards Grants For Small Business Corridor

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced $1.17 million in grant awards to community based development organizations (CBDOs). Continue Reading →

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City Launches First Program As Part Of $5M Investment To Create 450 Apprenticeships

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop (pictured) and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President… Continue Reading →

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City Announces New Paid Fellowship Program To Launch Revitalization Projects From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for paid, full-time fellowship positions supporting commercial revitalization projects for 10 months. Continue Reading →

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City Of NY And Uptown Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan

NYCEDC President James Patchett and uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to good jobs. Continue Reading →

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City Tech Initiative Offering Free Training For Careers Paying Middle Class Wages

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that applications are now open for New York City’s Tech Talent Pipeline’s (TTP) program. Continue Reading →

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NYC’s Gregg Bishop And Writers Guild Of America East To Celebrate The Success Of Made In NY

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop … Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez, Levine And Mayor de Blasio Signs New Safety Laws

Mayor Bill de Blasio today held public hearings for, and signed, twelve pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

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New City Program To Offer Free Design Services To Support Neighborhood Development

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today announced the launch of Neighborhood Design Lab, a new City program offering free visual design services to community-based organizations (CBOs). Continue Reading →

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Mayors Office Host A Day Of Action Bringing Info And Resources To NYC’s Dreamers

Today, the City hosted a Day of Action on the DACA program, providing information and resources for New York City’s 30,000 Dreamers from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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Union Settlement Announces Launch Of East Harlem 360°

Union Settlement www.unionsettlement.org, the oldest and largest social service provider in East Harlem, today announced the launching of “East Harlem 360°”, a community development program intended to revitalize the local economy and trigger economic growth in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Rep. Adriano Espaillat Leads District Small Business Summit 2017

Yesterday, Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat held his “State of Emergency: Small Business Summit” at Yeshiva University, New York. Continue Reading →

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Jonnel Doris And Gregg Bishop From The Mayor’s Office Launch M/WBE Fund

Jonnel Doris, Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of M/WBEs, and Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced the launch of a $10 million Bond Collateral Assistance Fund for M/WBEs and small businesses from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Releases Plan To Invest In New Yorkers From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today released New York Works, a series of 25 initiatives to spur 100,000 jobs with good wages over the coming decade. Continue Reading →

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Free Business Workshop Coming To Harlem

Harlem business owners, remember this date — June 22, 2017. On that day, the city’s Department of Small Business Services will be bringing its Chamber On-the-Go program to the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

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City Leaders Bringing Free Small Business Services Directly From Harlem To Hollis

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Robert Cornegy, Chairman of the Committee on Small Business, today kicked-off a free workshop series to bring supportive services to small businesses in all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

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City Expanding Initiative Offering Free On-Site Compliance Consultation For Small Businesses

Commissioner Gregg Bishop (on the left) of NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today, during National Small Business Week, announced the expansion of an initiative that offers free, on-site compliance consultations to help small business owners prevent costly fines and penalties.

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City Sustainability Initiative Seeking Applicants For Free Training And Work Experience

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that the City is seeking applicants for a sustainability and workforce development initiative. Continue Reading →

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NYC Brings Tech Companies And Non Profits Together For Neighborhood Challenge

The New York City Department of Small Business Services, along with New York City Economic Development Corporation, today announced the launch of Neighborhood Challenge. Continue Reading →

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City Announces New Mentors Will Help Women Entrepreneurs From Harlem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) today announced 30 new Women Entrepreneur NYC (WE NYC) mentors and a new director who will help budding women entrepreneurs grow and build a thriving business. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Bishop Commitments For NYC Tech Talent Pipeline Initiative

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner Gregg Bishop of the Department of Small Business Services, today announced academic, employer and philanthropic commitments for the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline (TTP) initiative from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces ‘NYC Love Your Local’ Initiative To Businesses From Harlem TO Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced the launch of ‘NYC Love Your Local,’ a new initiative to celebrate and promote the diverse, independent, small businesses that enrich neighborhoods from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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