Posts tagged "minority contracts"

NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO CHALLENGES CTA RED LINE CONTRACTORS FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY ON VALIDITY OF BLACK CONTRACTORS LIST ALLEGED IS RECEIVING OVER $60 MILLION IN CONTRACTS

NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO CHALLENGES CTA RED LINE CONTRACTORS FOR MORE TRANSPARENCY ON VALIDITY OF BLACK CONTRACTORS LIST ALLEGED IS RECEIVING OVER $60 MILLION IN CONTRACTS Contact Mark S. Allen at 773-392-0165 Today, The Black Community Contractors and Workers Coalition of National Black Wall Street Chicago led by veteran activist Mark S. Allen; Save... Read more »

Public Building Commission (PBC) Won't Penalize CPS Contractors For Not Hiring Black Contractors And Workers Even In Majority Black Communities?

PBC Wont Penalize CPS Contractors For Not Hiring Black Contractors? Public Building Commission Memo Lets CPS Contractors Off Hook On Hiring Black Contractors Even in Majority Black communities? Recently, our legendary 90 year old Black business icon Ed Gardner attended a Public Building Commission meeting and publicly challenged PBC Chairman Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and... Read more »

Black Economic Advocacy Groups Seek "Black" versus "Minority" Share of $200 Million From Public Building Commission Board Meeting TODAY TUESDAY MAY 14th

Black Economic Advocacy Groups Seek “Black” versus “Minority” Share of $200 Million From Public Building Commission Board Meeting TODAY TUESDAY MAY 14th National Black Wall Street Chicago is pleased that Our Black Community Contractors and Workers Coalition represented by Bob Isreal from The Save Our Community Coalition and others will be at The Chicago Public... Read more »
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Black Business Icon Calls For Black Consumer Dollar Boycott Of New Menards Store Tuesday April 30th

  The Rev Willie T. Barrow Consumer Education and Consumer Action Project of National Black Wall Street Chicago and other committed allies of elder Ed Gardner and his “Gardner Initiative” to empower Black contractors, service providers and workers is joining the CALL TO ECONOMIC ACTION from Black consumers to stand with elder Ed Gardner in... Read more »

National Black Wall Street Chicago Organizers Meeting Monday December 10th To Support Movement of Ed Gardner to Increase Black contractors and workers

Join us Monday December 10th beginning at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM at our offices at 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203 for a National Black Wall Street Chicago Strategic Forum on how we can develop and sustain the movement to support Mr. Ed Gardner’s call for local Black community contractors and workers on city... Read more »

Ed Gardner protest at construction site with no Black workers continues Tuesday, September 25 at 92nd & Western

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact Mark S. Allen @ 773-392-0165 TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 6:30 AM — Local unemployed Black construction workers assemble at 92nd & Western construction site demonstrating that qualified Black workers are prepare to work 12:00 Noon — Ed Gardner returns to construction site to determine if he will call for another shut down... Read more »
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Carol Moseley Braun Announces Plans For Minority Contracting Improvements

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Renee Ferguson Sunday, December 19, 2010 312-848-4432     CAROL MOSELEY BRAUN ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR IMPROVING ALLOCATION OF CONTRACTS TO MINORITY-  AND WOMEN- OWNED BUSINESSES December 19, 2010 — Chicago mayoral candidate, Senator Carol Moseley Braun, today announced what she will do to improve the process of allocating city... Read more »