In response to President Donald Trump’s proposal to defund the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) led two bipartisan letters to the House Appropriations Committee imploring Congress to fund the MBDA in the FY2018 appropriations, and recommending that MBDA provide an annual policy report to Congress to address gaps in equity between minority and non-minority owned firms. Continue reading Rep. McNerney Leads Bipartisan Effort to Save the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
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National Minority Supplier Development Council, Celebrating 45 Years, Kicks Off Campaign to Showcase Its Network’s Achievements and Impact Continue reading NMSDC Affiliate Councils and MBES to Take Up the Challenge!
As a person with a visible disability who has spent most of my professional career in HR leading diversity and inclusion, I’m frequently asked to offer an opinion on the merits of completing the DEI. Knowing how precious resources are to fill out any kind of survey or assessment tool, it’s an important question, where do companies get the greatest return on investment? Continue reading Here are 6 Reasons Why You Need the Disability Equality Index (DEI)
It’s not enough to simply say you want your organization to be more diverse. Here are tangible ways you can make it happen. Continue reading How Your Company Can Meaningfully Improve Diversity In 2017
Nothing lasts forever. Hot brands in franchising don’t stay hot forever. New brands are always entering the marketplace. New ideas for products and services are introduced every year. Some of these new franchise concepts end up succeeding–exploding even. Some of them fade away soon after they’re launched. But, even the hot ones eventually lose their fire. Keep that fact in mind as you’re searching for a franchise you’d like to own like cell phone or computer repair. Continue reading Ever Thought About Owning Your Own Franchise?
Paschal’s has been Atlanta’s premier soul food restaurant for nearly 70 years. It’s secret recipe? A rare blend of down-home cooking, civil rights and community activism. Continue reading Atlanta’s Paschal’s Restaurant serves soul food, history