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 →

Mayor de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Thompson Launch Citywide Push To Help Minority Owned Businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Phil Thompson announced that the City will connect Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) to City agencies with active business opportunities through a new event series called M/WBE Borough Forums. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Makes Two New Appointments

Mayor Bill de Blasio today appointed Nisha Agarwal as a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives Phil Thompson, to advance the Administration’s recently announced DemocracyNYC initiative. Continue Reading →


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