The 21st Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit Concludes

The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund’s 21st Annual Wall Street Project Economic Summit today ended its two-day conference, attended by more than 1,000 people. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Is Making Moves To Level The Playing Field In The Business Of NYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that three of the City’s designated banks – Amalgamated, Bank of America, and TD Bank – have committed $40 million to minority and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs).

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Comptroller Stringer Launches 2018 MWBE University

Today Comptroller Scott Stringer announced a 2018 initiative to help minority and women-owned business enterprises – known as M/WBEs – gain access to City contracts. Continue Reading →

Uptown Senator Alcántara And Others Hail Governor’s Signature Of Groundbreaking MW/BE Bill

State Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan) and Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Queens) issued statements today praising Governor Andrew Cuomo for his signature of their bill, the Expanding Opportunity Act. Continue Reading →

Sign The Petition To Increase Micro-Purchases For M/WBE’s From $20,000 To $150,000

The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and members of the M/WBE Community are asking YOU to sign this petition to which urges Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign Senate Bill S. 6513-B, which is currently on his desk, into law. Continue Reading →

Minority Hiring Goals Out Of Reach From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio administration has ambitious goals for minority- and women-
owned businesses, but in the construction industry, few such firms have the capacity to meet them, an industry group’s study has found. Continue Reading →

Minority Hiring Goals Out Of Reach From Harlem To Hollis

The de Blasio administration has ambitious goals for minority- and women-
owned businesses, but in the construction industry, few such firms have the capacity to meet them, an industry group’s study has found. Continue Reading →