NYC Missed A Chance To Invest In Businesses Owners Of Color And Women

To understand the frustration of people of color and women from Harlem to Hollis, consider the $3.4 billion in contracts the city recently awarded businesses in its fight against the Continue Reading →

Harlem-Based Columbia University Alumnus Growing Inside And Outside Of Harlem

In his desire to take his business to the next level, Allan Suarez, a principal and chief operations officer for All Renovation Construction (AR Construction), joined the second cohort of the CU Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Proposal To Level The Playing Field For Minority And Women-Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio, business leaders, advocates, and elected officials today announced a State proposal that would create more economic opportunity for Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in New Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Alcantara And Others Welcome First Women-Owned Firm Managing City’s Deferred Compensation Plan

To mark the end of Women’s History Month, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that, for first time in City history, a women-owned financial firm has been hired to manage Continue Reading →

Harlem Activist Claims Exclusion Of Minorities And Women On Meadowlands Project

North Jersey reports that Harlem-based civil rights leader has sent a letter to the developer of American Dream Meadowlands questioning the level of diversity among contractors and subcontractors at the Continue Reading →

First Lady Chirlane McCray And Others Announce M/WBE’s Loans From Harlem To Hollis

First Lady Chirlane McCray and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Richard Buery, Citywide Director of Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs), today announced the launch of the Contract Financing Continue Reading →