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|July 15, 2021||Major Women’s Owned Business Organization Adds 6 Board Members||
These kinds of non-profits have been critical for many small businesses in their recovery for the pandemic. WBEC Pacific notes how they have helped businesses modernize by implementing e-commerce i ...Read more
|July 13, 2021||Biden Admin. Advised on Equity by Top Contracting Association||
The Professional Service Council (PSC) is a contracting association that represents more than 400 companies that do business with the federal government. The group submitted a response last week to ...Read more
|July 1, 2021||VIDEO: Memphis Publishes M/WBE Pandemic Recovery Guide||
Memphis OBDC Director Joann Massey and a team of 14 colleagues published a two-hour video highlighting opportunities for women and minority-owned businesses to secure millions of dollars in city co ...Read more
|June 11, 2021||South Bend Has Given Just 0.006% of Contracting Dollars to Minorities This Year||
As Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tours the country promoting President Biden’s infrastructure proposal, South Bend continues to lag in minority business participation in city contractin ...Read more
|June 8, 2021||Federal Government to Ramp Up Procurement from SDBs to Tune of $100B||
As the White House Fact Sheet notes, the United States federal government “is the largest consumer of goods in the world.” By ramping up procurement from minority-owned businesses, the Biden Ad ...Read more
|May 24, 2021||New Jersey’s $1.8 Billion Bridge Project Sees Outreach to Hundreds of DBEs||
Things are finally starting to push forward in the construction of the new $1.8 billion Portal North Bridge project.
The more than 100-year-old bridge spans the Hackensack River in New Jersey ...Read more
|May 20, 2021||USDOT Expands Workforce Development Programs with Focus on Minorities||
Training is often the biggest barrier to employment in the industry, and those who enter the program may use it as a bridge to entering the construction workforce.
On Wednesday, Secretary of ...Read more
|May 19, 2021||Washington Governor Approves $18 Billion for Construction and Transportation||
Included in the state construction budget is funding for the construction of 33 new schools as well as buildings for community college campuses and behavioral health facilities.
“Grants for ...Read more
|March 31, 2021||Biden White House Unveils $2 Trillion Infrastructure Package||
The White House unveiled on Wednesday President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion dollar plan to address the country’s $infrastructure. Dubbed the American Jobs Plan, the goal is to address the fact that ...Read more
|March 22, 2021||Oakland to Strengthen its LBE/SLBE Programs||
The City Council of Oakland, California has passed an ordinance aimed at creating easier access to city contracts for local small, POC-led, and women-owned businesses.
Council members Lor ...Read more