Mayor de Blasio And First Lady McCray Announce Members Of Gender Equity Commission

Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray today announced the appointment of six new members to the City’s Commission on Gender Equity from Harlem to Hollis.

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Join The Workshop At Macy’s To Learn World-Class Skills For Business Growth And Development

The Workshop at Macy’s is Macy’s first business development program, launched in 2011 to foster growth in the next generation of minority- and women-owned merchandise suppliers from Harlem to the Hudson.

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For Reauthorization Of The Violence Against Women Act

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) released the following statement in support of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

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Deputy Mayor Glen Announces Program To Increase Funding For Women Entrepreneurs

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in an effort to address the disparities related to raising capital experienced by women entrepreneurs, especially in the tech industry. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Unviels Women.NYC Dedicated To Helping Women Succeed

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray (above) and Deputy Mayor of Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen today unveiled Women.NYC
, a new initiative to  support the advancement of women in their careers and help make New York City fairer for working women. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio Announces City-Backed Loan Program For Women From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a first-of-its-kind targeted loan program that will make more than $5 million in affordable capital accessible to women entrepreneurs seeking to grow their businesses.  Continue Reading →

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Construction Industry Members Form External Diversity Advisory Board That Provides Guidance To DDC M/WBE Program

Fourteen leaders from the regional construction industry have joined to form the second DDC External Advisory Board, lending guidance to the Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program at the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC), one of the City’s leading agencies in awarding contracts to M/WBEs. Continue Reading →

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JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment To Support Women Of Color (Update)

JPMorgan Chase today announced a $1 million investment to help Black and Hispanic women-led startups thrive from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

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