TBI, BLAC & Women’s Caucus Drive Passage Of MWBE Bill Package

On Wednesday, September 14th members of the City Council’s Women’s Caucus, Public Advocate Tish James, along with Council Members Laurie Cumbo, Helen Rosenthal and Elizabeth Crowley, gathered support from their colleagues to pass a package of bills dedicated to supporting the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprises (MWBE) of New York City.

Resurrected Harlem, Rev. Calvin Butts Seeks Salvation

Crains New York reports that when the definitive history of New York’s resurgence is written, one of the pivotal players will be Harlem’s Abyssinian Development Corp., the church-based housing and social-services organization that the Rev. Calvin Butts led to resurrect a neighborhood that once symbolized urban collapse.

Congressman Rangel Host Career Fair In Harlem

Congressman Charles B. Rangel, in cooperation with The City College of New York and Harlem Community Development Corporation, is hosting a career fair on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, located on the campus of The City College of New York (W. 139th &…

Lynda Ireland, Former President & CEO, NY & NJ MSDC, Has Died

Lynda Ireland, the former president and CEO of the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council (The Council) and considered one of the nation’s leading advocates  in M/WBE business development, died at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of New Brunswick, NJ at age 67 on March 27 following a long illness.