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|September 7, 2023||Durham County Launches M/WBE Disparity Study||
Durham County is joining a long line of local administrative governments working to adopt an equitable and fair approach toward government contracting and procurement dollars.
Durham County h ...Read more
|August 21, 2023||Charles County to Update MBE/SLBE Programs||
The Charles County Government's Minority Business Enterprise Program has changed its name to Minority and ...Read more
|May 31, 2023||San Antonio Increases Utilization of M/WBE Subcontractors||
Colette Holt & Associates (“CHA”) was asked by the City of San Antonio, Texas, to conduct a disparity study investigating its Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Program....Read more
|May 15, 2023||D.C. Disparity Study Analyzes $8b in Contracts||
The District of Columbia has published a disparity study on the state of public procurement in the country's capital. It has focused on potential disparities for minority- and woman-owned business ...Read more
|May 11, 2023||Georgia Gov Signs Law Streamlining M/W/VBE Certification||
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed the important House Bill 128 last month. The aim is to help the state advance its reputation as among one of the best locations to conduct business.
House ...Read more
|April 28, 2023||HNTB Holds Successful DBE/M/WBE Event in Denver||
With a commitment to actively engage with diverse and underutilized partners, HNTB's office in Denver recently organized an industry networking event focusing on minority and women-led organization ...Read more
|April 20, 2023||Cities of Brookline and Somerville Launch DBE/SDB Study||
Massachusetts offers a wealth of public contracting opportunities at all levels of government.
The Town of Brookline and the City of Somerville's local administrations, for example, use dir ...Read more
|April 12, 2023||NYC Comptroller Finds Shortfall in M/WBE Procurement|
|March 21, 2023||Black-Owned Firms Grow but Face Historical Disparities||
One survey of over 170 North American commercial real estate firms found that 65% were owned by white Americans, while only ...Read more
|March 17, 2023||Survey Sheds Light on Women in Construction||
How many women have you seen on roadside construction sites? Construction and related fields are still considered a male bastion.
There is a dire shortage of construction workers; for every ...Read more