Posts tagged "Black contracts"

Will Barbara Byrd Bennett, Mayor Emanuel Respond To Allegations That Blacks Locked Out Of $100 Million Food Contract With RFP Deadline April 30th?

Will CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Ignore Grassroots Black Leadership Request  For Urgent Meeting Regarding Blacks Inability To Apply For New $100 Million Dollar Food Service Contract That Has April 30th Deadline? Does Mayor Emanuel and His City Contracting Department Approve This Exclusion of Black Community Food Manufacturer and Other Qualified Black Service Providers while doing... Read more »

Ed Gardner Attends Chicago Public Building Commission April 9th Monitoring Black Community Contracting Equity

ALL HANDS ON DECK TODAY!! PLEASE Join legendary Black business icon Mr. Ed Gardner, his “Gardner Initiative”  Bob Israel, of Save Our Communities Coalition and part of The National Black Wall Street Chicago Black Contractors and Workers Coalition and others at 2:30pm TODAY April 9th @ 50 W. Washington (Daley Center) 2fl Board Room. Chicago... Read more »

10,000 Blacks Rallied In Chicago For "Dignity" Call by Business Icon Ed Gardner

UPDATE Sunday September 30th was indeed proven locally and nationally to be “DIGNITY DAY” where thousands of Black residents publicly demonstrated in the streets in “intergenerational operational unity” ways not seen in over 20 years – for the reputation and legacy of legendary Black business icon Ed Gardner who made the call for 10,000 Blacks... Read more »
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Black Groups Demonstration at CEDA Headquarters For Lack Of Black Contracting - Thursday September 1st

MARK S. ALLEN, Daily News Blog/Commentary AND THE ORDINARY PEOPLE SAID www.chicagonow.com 773-392-0165 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ricardo Johnson @ 773-310-6636 BLACK COMMUNITY LEADERS TO DEMONSTRATE AGAINST UNFAIR CONTRACTING PRACTICES BY CEDA WEATHERIZATION PROGRAM THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st@ 11:00 am Black community organization activists will lead a public demonstration against CEDA’s Weatherization workforce development... Read more »