Mayor de Blasio Announces Appointment Of Chief Diversity Officer At Every City Agency

Mayor de Blasio today announced that a Chief Diversity Officer, who will also serve as Chief MWBE Officer, has been appointed at every City agency from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Holds Transportation Task Force Meeting On Better Engagement

Last week, Rep. Adriano Espaillat convened his Transportation Task Force to discuss better ways to engage minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) in infrastructure projects at all levels of government.  Continue Reading →

Clergy From Harlem To Hollis Call For Public Hearings On NYC Real Estate Trade At Black Caucus

An ecumenical non-profit, comprised of mostly African-American pastors from Harlem to Hollis, is calling on the State Legislature to hold a public hearing to address the lack of diversity in the city’s construction and development industry. Continue Reading →

How To Become Certified As A Minority And Women-Owned Business Enterprise

Businesses from Harlem to Hollis certified as a Minority/Women-Owned (M/WBE) business are able to increase their visibility, capacity and contribute to the City’s economy through the bidding on public contracts. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 $100 million of the City’s Deferred Compensation Plan the voluntary retirement plan for over 180,000 City employees and retirees. Continue Reading →