New $4 Million Grant To Assist East Harlem Small Businesses Impacted By COVID-19

NYC Council Member Diana Ayala, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Union Settlement today announced the creation of a new $4 million East Harlem Small Business Grant Program. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Magalie Austin As Senior Advisor And Director Of M/WBE

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Magalie Austin as Senior Advisor and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE). Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Increases Target For Awards For M/WBES To $25B By 2025 During SOMOS Tour

Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Minority & Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) Jonnel Doris, and Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services Gregg Bishop 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 →