Harlem’s Carver Federal Saving Bank Among Recipients Of Wells Fargo $50 Million Pledge (Update)

Wells Fargo today announced equity investments in six African American Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) as part of its March 10, 2020, pledge to invest up to $50 million in Black-owned banks.

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People Of Color More Likely To Pay Application Fees When Renting A Home, Study Finds

Renting or purchasing a home continues to get more expensive, but the cost of moving into a rental is higher if you are young or part of a minority, according to a new study from real estate marketplace Zillow. Continue Reading →

National Association Of Minority Contractors, NY Tri-State Chapter Calls On Gov. Cuomo To Fix Costly Scaffold Law

The National Association of Minority Contractors, New York Tri-State Chapter, this week joined the chorus Continue Reading →

NYS Legislature To Hold Hearing On The Disproportionate Impact Of COVID-19 On Minority Communities

Elected officials Senate Cities Committee uptown Chair Robert Jackson, Health Committee Chair Gustavo Rivera, Labor Committee Chair Jessica Ramos, Continue Reading →

Newly Streamline Online Portal Creates Easier Path To City Contracting For M/WBEs

Deputy Mayor Phil Thompson and NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced an easier path to contracting with the City for minority and women-owned businesses from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

The Mayor Announces Appointments To The M/WBE Advisory Board That Includes Two Harlemites

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the appointment of seven new members to the City’s Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Advisory Board that includes two Harlem members. 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 York City. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC Releases Update On ConstructNYC For Minority Women From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced progress on ConstructNYC from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →


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