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03/23/2017 - 3 takeaways from 3 decades leading a woman-owned construction business
03/23/2017 - Edith Jett McCloud, Minority Business Development Agency Acting National Director
03/23/2017 - Greenlining Institute Asks Uber to Immediately Clarify Oakland Plans
03/23/2017 - New Report: Major CA Insurers Do Almost No Business with Minority-Owned Firms
03/23/2017 - Citi and Mastercard partner with nonprofit to help low-income minority women entrepreneurs
03/23/2017 - In Younger Hispanics, Financial Institutions See a Future
03/16/2017 - SBA Expands its Emerging Leaders Initiative Helping Small Businesses to Thrive
03/16/2017 - Los Angeles Mayor Wins Re-Election in Landslide
03/16/2017 - U.S. Infrastructure Gets Near Flunking Grade From Engineers
03/16/2017 - Letter from the President San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce
03/10/2017 - Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises
03/09/2017 - Investing in women entrepreneurs nets a huge return on investment
03/09/2017 - Why It’s Still So Difficult to Hire a Diverse Team
03/09/2017 - Three Ways Women Can Overcome The Gender Gap In Small Business Financing
03/09/2017 - The Minority Business Development Agency Is Partnering With ESSENCE To Empower Black Female Entrepreneurs
03/02/2017 - #LeadLikeAGirl: Tacy Byham, CEO Of DDI, Helps Women Leaders Ignite Their Impact On International Women's Day
03/02/2017 - SBA Administrator Linda McMahon Appoints Mary Anne Bradfield as Chief of Staff
03/02/2017 - KPMG Helps Close the Literacy Gap for Children in Low-Income Communities
03/02/2017 - 10 Things You Should Know from the Linda McMahon Hearing
03/02/2017 - Small Business Democrats Call on U.S. Chamber to Oppose Harmful Immigration Policies
03/02/2017 - Women’s History Month - Public Law 100-9 100th Congress Joint Resolution
03/02/2017 - San Francisco Human Rights Commission Celebrates the Life of Civil Rights Activist and Pioneer in the Women’s Rights Movement Aileen Clarke Hernandez
03/01/2017 - High Growth Women-Owned Businesses' Access to Capital
02/23/2017 - Support Federal Funding of the California High-Speed Rail Program
02/23/2017 - Eshoo Statement on US DOT’s Decision to Delay Caltrain Funding
02/23/2017 - Black- or African American-Owned Businesses in the United States
02/23/2017 - Looking Ahead in 2017, African-Americans Among Most Optimistic Consumers
02/23/2017 - Remarks by President Trump at the National Museum of African American History and Culture
02/23/2017 - America's diversity is increasing, and here to stay
02/23/2017 - JPMorgan Chase data -- biz execs bullish on U.S. economy and new administration
02/16/2017 - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise
02/16/2017 - Why America Needs Black-Owned Banks
02/16/2017 - Unbanked Hispanics Pay Steep Fees for Alternative Financial Services
02/16/2017 - How Safe Are Our Crumbling Bridges And Vulnerable Buildings?
02/15/2017 - List of U.S. metropolitan areas with large African-American populations
02/15/2017 - Health Care Adjusts to a More Diverse America
02/15/2017 - Here's What You Need to Do Before Meeting with Your Tax Preparer This Year
02/15/2017 - Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Business Owners Should Look to the SBA as Administrator Linda McMahon Assumes Leadership Role
02/15/2017 - Black Business Leaders Series: Putting Diversity to Work
02/15/2017 - Finance Industry Veteran Behind Non-Profit “Business Plan Without Borders”; Platform Dedicated to Economically-Challenged, Immigrant and Refugee Entrepreneurs
02/08/2017 - This startup helps Latino businesses get funding
02/08/2017 - Female entrepreneurs launch XXcelerate Fund to help women-led startups access capital
02/08/2017 - DBE PUBLIC HEARING 2/28/17, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., at 1 S. Van Ness, SF, CA
02/08/2017 - Mayor Garcetti announces winners of Great Streets Challenge
02/07/2017 - The Incomplete List of US Companies & Universities That Benefited From Black Slavery
02/07/2017 - Senate Democrats Offer $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan
02/07/2017 - One local contractor poised for the future
02/02/2017 - USDOT Approves Separate Goals for African American/Women Business
02/02/2017 - Airport project huge boon for contractors, minorities
02/02/2017 - America celebrates Black History Month
02/02/2017 - L.A. will lead with Strength and Open Arms
02/02/2017 - Small-Business Loans for Women: Your Best Options 2017
02/02/2017 - Diversity in tech: lots of attention, little progress
02/02/2017 - The Beginner's Guide to Small Business Loan Rates and Fees
01/25/2017 - Three Tech Trends That Will Impact Small Business Lending
01/25/2017 - Subject: Thirty-two states add construction jobs in 2016 as dearth of workers with experience
01/25/2017 - The 40-Year Evolution of Wetland Restoration Approaches in San Francisco Bay
01/25/2017 - 'Best SBA Loan Provider' SmartBiz Bolsters The Small Business Market Post-Crisis
01/25/2017 - 4 Ways Minorities Can Thrive Under Trump’s Presidency
01/24/2017 - Expecting a Post-Election Bump: The 2017 Construction Hiring and Business Outlook
01/19/2017 - Minority Business Development Agency Releases Report on Contracting Barriers Impacting Minority Firms
01/19/2017 - SBA Seeks Funding Proposals from Non-Profits and Local Institutions to Provide Entrepreneurship Training For Service Members, Military Spouses and Veterans
01/19/2017 - Urban Transportation’s Multimodal Future
01/19/2017 - Mayor Lee Launches the Equity and Immigrant Services Campaign
01/18/2017 - ReUNION: Education-Arts-Heritage premieres Breathing Freedom season
01/18/2017 - Over One-Third of Small Businesses Lost Employees in a Year, and Most See Employees Come and Go, New JPMorgan Chase Institute Data on the Volatility of Payroll Expenses Reveals
01/12/2017 - Mayor Garcetti announces a record-breaking year for the L.A. economy
01/12/2017 - Day On, Not a Day Off!
01/11/2017 - How Safe Are Our Crumbling Bridges And Vulnerable Buildings?
01/11/2017 - New EPA Program Makes $1 Billion in Loans Available for Water Infrastructure Projects
01/11/2017 - Mayor Lee and Supervisor Hillary Ronen Introduce a Special Use District for Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
01/11/2017 - After Months of Anticipation, South Los Angeles Named Official Home of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
01/11/2017 - How Can a Woman Get Start Up Funds for a Business When She Has Bad Credit?
01/11/2017 - Grants for Minority First Time Business Owners
01/05/2017 - National Museum of African American History & Culture
01/04/2017 - Here’s what happens when urban entrepreneurs learn to craft powerful pitches for investors
01/04/2017 - Sen. Scott Wiener Wants California Cities to Build More Housing
01/04/2017 - SBA Launches 2017 InnovateHER Business Challenge for Innovations That Empower Women’s Lives
01/04/2017 - Access to capital holding back Latino businesses
01/04/2017 - The Asian American Wealth Gap: Too Often Ignored
12/28/2016 - Finding a Fix for Government Performance
12/28/2016 - A Guide to Choosing the Right Small Business Loan
12/28/2016 - Hey, Bay Area: You Really Are Diverse
12/28/2016 - 2016 SBA Fact Sheet Report: OCPL (Office of Communications and Public Liaison)
12/28/2016 - Including People of Color in the Promise of Entrepreneurship
12/22/2016 - The American dream is still alive: Survey
12/22/2016 - Gentrification doesn’t fix inner-city schools
12/22/2016 - Paul Revere Williams Becomes First African American to Receive AIA Gold Medal
12/22/2016 - The Right Way to Think About Credit Lines for Business
12/22/2016 - Trends in Venture Capital, Angel Investments, and Crowdfunding across the Fifty Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas
12/15/2016 - SFAACC Letter to SF Mayor and Supervisors: African American Out Migration
12/15/2016 - Mayor Garcetti commits to accelerating climate action to help meet goals in Paris Agreement.
12/15/2016 - Alternative Financing Companies Provide a Much Needed Lending Solution For Minority Business Owners
12/15/2016 - Access to Capital among Young Firms, Minority-owned Firms, Women-owned Firms, and High-tech Firms
12/15/2016 - Hispanic-Owned Businesses on the Upswing
12/15/2016 - Mayor Garcetti hosts fair chance hiring fair to help formerly incarcerated Angelenos find jobs
12/15/2016 - Council OKs Mayor’s Plan to Spur Local Business Development, Improve Neighborhoods
12/14/2016 - Urban Planners’ New Enemy
12/10/2016 - Baton Rouge community and business groups are helping ex-offenders get back into the workforce
12/08/2016 - Why the future success of our economy depends on the expansion of U.S. minority-owned business
12/08/2016 - Mayor Lee Announces $45 Million in New Markets Tax Credits to Support the Construction of Non-Profits and Businesses in Low Income Communities to Create Jobs
12/08/2016 - Geography, race and ethnicity remain barriers to capital for entrepreneurs
12/08/2016 - Northeastern’s “Impact Lending” program shows how universities can support inner city businesses and bolster local economy
12/08/2016 - Why do black men earn less?
12/08/2016 - Los Angeles named America's top Digital City
12/07/2016 - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Keynote Remarks on Tech Workforce Development at Urban Alliance Event
12/07/2016 - The ‘Entrepreneur Gap’ Facing Women and Minorities
12/01/2016 - Ben Carson will accept HUD secretary role
12/01/2016 - Why Diverse Teams Are Smarter
12/01/2016 - New Report: Top CA Banks Do Little Contracting with Firms Owned by Minorities, Women
12/01/2016 - 5 Tips For Small Business Owners Looking To Get A Bank Loan
12/01/2016 - The Pearl Harbor Day Page
12/01/2016 - Dorie Miller (1919-1943), Hero of World War II
12/01/2016 - Aztec Eagles, Mexico’s Fighter Pilots of WWII
12/01/2016 - Chinese-Americans in World World 2
11/29/2016 - Black Women Entrepreneurs: Past and Present Conditions of Black Women’s Business Ownership
11/23/2016 - Small Business Saturday
11/22/2016 - Trump's $1 trillion plan hits D.C. speed bumps
11/22/2016 - We need more females and ethnic minorities in the legal profession
11/22/2016 - The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners
11/17/2016 - Be Nice, It May Help Your City’s Economy
11/17/2016 - Building a better future
11/17/2016 - What to Do When the Bank Says No
11/17/2016 - Why We Need to Address Crowdfunding Education Now
11/16/2016 - 30 Top Cities for Minority Entrepreneurs
11/10/2016 - AFRICAN AMERICAN BUSINESS PROCUREMENT SUMMIT
11/10/2016 - SBA Announces Funding for Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training
11/10/2016 - The Business Case for Diversity
11/10/2016 - Loan Volume Nears $1 Billion in Northern California in FY 2016
11/10/2016 - Closing the Gap: Secretary Pritzker Outlines 3 Priorities to Promote Equal Opportunity for Women
11/03/2016 - SBA Announces Additional Funds for Small Business Startups
11/03/2016 - San Francisco Releases Advanced Manufacturing Playbook
11/03/2016 - What Diversity Can Do For Your Business
11/03/2016 - Congratulations USBC Member: BOAZ Enterprises on your Google Contract!
11/02/2016 - Strategic decisions: When can you trust your gut?
11/02/2016 - Nation's Top Online Small Business Lending Platforms Unveil SMART Box™
10/27/2016 - California adds 30,000 jobs in September, unemployment rate holds steady at 5.5 percent
10/27/2016 - Timothy J. Sloan - Chief Executive Officer and President Wells Fargo & Company
10/27/2016 - MBDA Announces 2016 MED Week Award Winners
10/27/2016 - Diversity Trends in Small Business Investing
10/26/2016 - 100 Most Active SBA 7(a) Lenders
10/26/2016 - Caltrans District 4 building a bridge between prime contractors and DBEs
10/25/2016 - The Big Impact of Small Businesses on Urban Job Creation: Evidence from Five Cities
10/20/2016 - U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Tours High-Speed Rail Construction
10/20/2016 - Experts Say Investors Find Increasing Opportunity in Green Building
10/20/2016 - Why Now is a Great Time for Minority and Women-Owned Enterprises in the Construction Industry
10/20/2016 - U.S. EPA awards Los Angeles organizations almost $120,000 to educate students on improving local water quality
10/20/2016 - JPMorgan Chase Invests $75 Million to Increase Access to Capital for Minority Small Businesses
10/20/2016 - SBA Joins Silicon Valley In Closing Investment Gap For Minority-Owned Businesses
10/13/2016 - SBA Announces $18.8 Million to Support Small Business Trade Growth
10/13/2016 - The Trillion-Dollar Reason Why Wall Street Should Take Gender Diversity More Seriously
10/13/2016 - EPA Announces Initiatives to Advance Tribal Sovereignty, Expand Environmental Observer Network
10/13/2016 - How an SBA Loan Can Fuel Your Small Business
10/13/2016 - 5 Tips to Getting a Loan for Your Small Business
10/13/2016 - Fact Sheets on Latina Women-owned Businesses
10/12/2016 - Southwest Region SBTRC: Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada
10/12/2016 - EPA Announces Initiatives to Advance Tribal Sovereignty, Expand Environmental Observer Network
10/12/2016 - The Facts About Transportation Funding and Why We Need More Revenue
10/06/2016 - Latino Entrepreneurs May Be the U.S. Economy’s Best Bet
10/06/2016 - Where Businesses Come to Grow: To Venture or Not To Venture
10/06/2016 - Uber Is Moving. Its New Neighbors Are a Little Worried
10/05/2016 - The Greenlining Coalition
10/05/2016 - UC partners with Boys & Girls Clubs to open college doors for California teens
10/05/2016 - How to Get a Small Business Loan: Tips for Female Entrepreneurs
09/29/2016 - The Emerging Young Entrepreneur (EYE) program
09/29/2016 - New museum is a stunning achievement
09/29/2016 - ABA Foundation Honors Six Banks With Community Commitment Award
09/29/2016 - Small Business Loan Mistakes To Avoid
09/29/2016 - USBC - Liberty Credit Card
09/29/2016 - U.S. Small Business Administration and Milken Institute Partner to Increase Access to Capital for Underserved Communities
09/29/2016 - Orange County Demographic Trends
09/22/2016 - Mayor Garcetti invites Angelenos to reimagine public spaces with 2016 Great Streets Challenge
09/22/2016 - The Small Business Exchange joins Senator Dianne Feinstein on the passing of Rose Pak
09/21/2016 - Trade Winds: A Special Opportunity for U.S. and Latin American Business
09/21/2016 - Economic Recovery: This is Progress
09/21/2016 - Mayor's Office Awards Housing Funds to Develop Four New Permanently Affordable Sites
09/21/2016 - New Economic Impact Study Shows Franchise Businesses Produce Significant Impact on U.S. Economy
09/21/2016 - Lack of Venture Capital and Bankers Stifles Economic Growth in Communities of Color
09/21/2016 - Crowdfunding: Do’s and Don’ts for New Business Owners
09/15/2016 - New Report Card: Contracting with Minority Businesses Grows but Some Companies Flunk
09/15/2016 - U.S. Department of Commerce Invests Nearly $4 Million in Northern California to Help Build Infrastructure and Support Job Creation
09/15/2016 - Three Generation Mexican-Owned Gallegos Wines in Napa for National Hispanic Heritage Month and California Wine Month
09/15/2016 - Optimism of America’s Small Businesses at Record High
09/15/2016 - What Collateral Can I Use to Get a Small Business Loan?
09/15/2016 - George Fuller, Father Of Skyscraper, Lifted Cities
09/08/2016 - Diversity Expert Talks Career, Law School Considerations for Minorities
09/08/2016 - Advantage Capital Agribusiness Partners Invests In California-Based Hip Chick Farms
09/08/2016 - What I've Learned: Growing Latino Businesses When Banks Won't
09/08/2016 - Rick Moore and Swinerton, Inc.—Affirmative Action and paying it forward - - key to success
09/07/2016 - SBA Announces $3.4 Million for Small Business Startups
09/07/2016 - U.S. Demographics Are Key To Our Economic Destiny
09/01/2016 - Black economics matter
09/01/2016 - People & Events: A. Philip Randolph, 1899-1979
09/01/2016 - How to Decide Whether to Crowdfund or Bootstrap Your Business
09/01/2016 - Labor Day
08/30/2016 - An overlooked and diversified $1.4 trillion force in the US economy
08/30/2016 - Pullman Porters: from Servitude to Civil Rights
08/25/2016 - Big Transit Plans Go Before Voters in November
08/25/2016 - Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!
08/24/2016 - Small-Business Grants for Minorities: 9 Opportunities
08/18/2016 - Thousands of Jobs to be Created as San Francisco Signs Historic Labor Agreement for Sewer System Infrastructure Program
08/18/2016 - Los Angeles County a Microcosm of Nation’s Diverse Collection of Business Owners, Census Bureau Reports
08/17/2016 - How Minority Entrepreneurs Can Tackle Business Loan Challenges
08/17/2016 - Rick Moore and Swinerton, Inc.—Affirmative Action and paying it forward key to both their success
08/17/2016 - Oakland Community Leaders Tell Uber: Work with Us to Stop Displacement
08/17/2016 - PNC Bank agrees to pay U.S. $9.5 million to settle claims over small business loans
08/17/2016 - ICYMI: Money, Black Men & Power
08/17/2016 - Sociedad, A New Hispanic Advertising and PR Agency, Launches
08/11/2016 - Black churches put faith in coding classes
08/11/2016 - San Francisco Foundation Awards $5,265,000 to Advance Racial and Economic Inclusion
08/11/2016 - Richmond mayor: Salute e Vita Ristorante receives 30-day notice to vacate
08/11/2016 - MBDA National Director Receives 2016 National Urban League’s “Women of Power Award”
08/11/2016 - OSDBU: Solutions for Empowerment
08/11/2016 - USBC Building International Relations on Behalf of Black Business Owners
08/11/2016 - Top 15 Small Business Loan Mistakes You Can Make
08/11/2016 - SBA Launches New Website for America’s Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
08/11/2016 - City releases Request for Qualifications and Proposals to develop city-owned Properties to create new Housing for the Homeless
08/04/2016 - Apple posts outstanding diversity and inclusion report
08/04/2016 - What U.S. Mayors Care About Most
08/04/2016 - Saalex Solutions, Inc.
08/04/2016 - How to Start a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide
08/04/2016 - 10 Sources of Loans for Minority Owned Businesses and How to Apply
08/03/2016 - Our record on serving veterans and the work ahead
08/03/2016 - Leading the Way: California Gets Top Grade for Workplace Policies that Support Parents in New Study, But There is Room for Improvement
07/28/2016 - Affirmative Action—For Better or Worse
07/28/2016 - Small Business Outreach for 2016 Off to a Rousing Start
07/28/2016 - Major Change for Procurement in California
07/28/2016 - Savantis Group, Inc., San Francisco
07/28/2016 - MBDA and Fundation Partner to Broaden Minority Businesses’ Access to Capital
07/28/2016 - Access to Capital – Cut the Red Tape
07/27/2016 - Workforce Development for Economic Competiveness
07/21/2016 - Technology Entrepreneur Monica Eaton-Cardone Addresses Gender in Tech Industry
07/21/2016 - Having a successful Affirmative Action plan
07/21/2016 - Facebook Diversity Update: Positive Hiring Trends Show Progress
07/21/2016 - MBDA Staff Look Inward to Support Operational Excellence
07/21/2016 - A Basic Guide to Choosing a Small Business Loan
07/21/2016 - Federal Highway Administration Awards $3 Million for Highway-related Job Training
07/14/2016 - President Obama Speaks at a Memorial Service in Dallas
07/14/2016 - Women in Construction Get Empowered to Succeed
07/14/2016 - Murphy, Fudge Introduce Stronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016
07/14/2016 - 5 Tips to Build Your Business Credit, Access Capital
07/14/2016 - Latinos: The force behind small-business growth in America
07/14/2016 - National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors Support White House Efforts to Encourage Community Conversations
07/13/2016 - Access to Capital is Still a Challenge for Minority Business Enterprises
07/13/2016 - Music For All People Music Publishing announces the CD release: Barry Dow Project – Music For All People
07/13/2016 - Blacks and Latinos Make Up 4 to 5 Percent of Tech Workforce
07/07/2016 - Exports Fuel American Dream at Minority- and Woman-Owned California Small Business
07/07/2016 - The Office of Advocacy at 40: Looking Back on a Regulatory Landscape Forever Changed for the Better
07/07/2016 - Is Gender Diversity Profitable for Business?
07/07/2016 - UC admits 15 percent more California freshmen for fall 2016, increases diversity
07/07/2016 - Fact Sheets on BLACK WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES (WOBs)
07/07/2016 - Small-Business Grants for Women: 10 Go-To Spots
07/06/2016 - Anatomy of a unicorn: Why tech start-ups are staying private
06/30/2016 - The Birth of American Independence
06/30/2016 - Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Remarks at President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa
06/30/2016 - OSDBU: United State of Women
06/30/2016 - Five Ways Agencies Can Dismantle Systems Keeping Diversity Out
06/30/2016 - Fact Sheets on Minority Women-owned Businesses
06/29/2016 - “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?”
06/23/2016 - Building Partnerships By: Metro Joint Development
06/23/2016 - After Milestone Year of Recovery, State Spending to Slow
06/23/2016 - Strengthening and Celebrating America’s Capacity for Innovation
06/23/2016 - Mayor Lee Continues to Support San Francisco Women & Families at First Ever Bay Area Women’s Summit
06/23/2016 - Survey: Latinos in U.S. More Confident in Financial Future than Most Americans
06/23/2016 - Diverse Tech Talent Not Banging Down Your Door?
06/23/2016 - Do Grants Exist For Minority Business Owners?
06/16/2016 - SBE SUPPORT THE DENOUNCING OF THE VIOLATION OF THE PROP. J 1994 BY THE CITY OF SAN FRANCISCO AGAINST MINORITY NEWSPAPERS
06/16/2016 - Revenues, employment at black-owned businesses rising fast
06/16/2016 - What Will One in Ten U.S. Construction Workers Do in 2017?
06/16/2016 - The Workforce Collaborative
06/16/2016 - SBA Loans for Your Startup
06/16/2016 - 5 Tips to Getting Small Business Financing
06/15/2016 - Text of the Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act
06/09/2016 - Uneasy feelings about ‘the Greatest,’ Muhammad Ali
06/09/2016 - Business Diversity Program Expands
06/09/2016 - The Case for Inclusive Innovation: Minority Entrepreneurship and America’s Economic Future
06/09/2016 - Email from First Lady Michelle Obama: Together, We Are Stronger
06/09/2016 - America is missing out on a $1.4 trillion Latino business opportunity
06/09/2016 - 10 Things You Didn't Know About Women-Owned Businesses
06/06/2016 - Long underrepresented in manufacturing, today’s women are changing the face of the workforce at Louisiana plants
06/02/2016 - SBA 504 Refinance Program Made Permanent
06/02/2016 - J-Style at Home, Inc., Brisbane
06/02/2016 - How To Improve Your Chances of Getting A Small Business Loan
06/02/2016 - 10 Tips To Land A Small Business Bank Loan
06/02/2016 - EB-5 Investor Visa Program
06/01/2016 - America's Biggest Companies Continue To Move Factories Offshore And Eliminate Thousands of American Jobs
06/01/2016 - EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants in 26 States
06/01/2016 - The African-American Labor Force in the Recovery
05/26/2016 - Memorial Day Thoughts
05/26/2016 - W. Kamau Bell tells a different story at San Quentin Prison
05/26/2016 - Green Meadows Janitorial
05/26/2016 - African Americans in the Korean War
05/26/2016 - Infographic: More Veterans Are Going Entrepreneurial
05/26/2016 - Businesses owned by women, minorities lag in revenue share
05/25/2016 - Making Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Count
05/19/2016 - One Planet Granola, San Francisco
05/19/2016 - The Hidden Risks of a Growing Way to Pay for Infrastructure
05/19/2016 - Strengthening Our Cities by Investing in Black Men
05/19/2016 - The Comeback and Competition of the Inner City
05/19/2016 - Want to Increase Minority Entrepreneurship? Make Incubators More Inclusive
05/19/2016 - Women are Leading the Rise of Black-Owned Businesses
05/18/2016 - Wells Fargo Supports Diverse-Owned Small Businesses, Distributes $22.3 Million
05/18/2016 - Best Small-Business Loans for Minorities in 2016
05/18/2016 - 2016 HERO AWARDS
05/12/2016 - Mayor Garcetti Launches Blue Ribbon Commission on Employment Equity
05/12/2016 - He Is The Richest Black Man In America… And Most People Don’t Even Know His Name!
05/12/2016 - How NOT to Commit DBE Fraud
05/12/2016 - Exports Fuel American Dream at Minority- and Woman-Owned California Small Business
05/12/2016 - 40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today—What the U.S. Really Owes Black America
05/05/2016 - Beyond Financial Literacy Is Financial Capability
05/05/2016 - SBA Launches 3rd Annual Growth Accelerator Fund Competition to Award $3.95 Million for Small Business Startups
05/05/2016 - Technology and Business Could Bring a Little Hope
05/05/2016 - In Growing Economies, Some People Are Left Behind
05/05/2016 - Why Access to Capital Still Matters
05/05/2016 - PayPal Pays Out $1 Billion In Small Business Loans
04/28/2016 - US DOT Earns ‘A+’ on Annual Procurement Scorecard
04/28/2016 - Skanska and City of Los Angeles share best practices for prospective subcontractors
04/28/2016 - Construction Employment Increases In 244 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Between March 2015 And 2016
04/28/2016 - The bank of the future
04/21/2016 - Just Started a Business? Understand your Tax Obligations
04/21/2016 - Engaging Entrepreneurs to Solve Urban Problems
04/21/2016 - Mercy Housing Seeks to Make Affordable Housing Green through Environmental Initiative, Green Hope
04/21/2016 - Optimizing Business Cash through B2B Barter
04/21/2016 - Governments Struggle to Root Out Fake Minority Contractors
04/21/2016 - ‘Give First’ in New Tech Seattle
04/21/2016 - African American-Owned Firms Drive Job Creation, Outpace Growth Of Non-Minority-Owned Firms
04/20/2016 - Community Engagement Matters (Now More Than Ever)
04/20/2016 - The Tactics of Collaboration
04/14/2016 - Equal Pay Day: Pay Gap Wider for Black, Latina, American Indian Women
04/14/2016 - A National Monument for Women’s Equality
04/14/2016 - Paid sick leave for federal contractors: Small Business Administration asks DOL to look at alternatives
04/14/2016 - California High-Speed-Rail Construction Rolling Ahead
04/14/2016 - City Leaders Launch Reforms To Strengthen Planning Process And Protect Neighborhoods
04/14/2016 - How to Get a Small Business Loan
04/14/2016 - AMEX and GSW Bring Technology to the Table for Small Business
04/07/2016 - New Small Business Technology Coalition Helps America’s Small Enterprises Go Digital
04/07/2016 - A Missing Opportunity to Fix Government Finances
04/07/2016 - Sperry Van Ness International Corp. (SVNIC) Adds Leading Certified Minority and Women-Owned (MWBE) Franchise in San Francisco
04/07/2016 - Empowering Women Veteran Entrepreneurs
04/07/2016 - Paychex Small Business Snapshot: 1 in 5 Business Owners Are Unaware of the DOL’s Proposed Overtime Rule
04/07/2016 - $25 Million Pledged for Economic Development Partnership in Flint
04/07/2016 - Major Private Capital Providers Say Economic Uncertainty and Access to Capital a Drag on Outlook
03/31/2016 - Loan Options and Advantages for Minorities Running a Small Business
03/31/2016 - As MBDA Celebrates Its 47th Year, a Look Back At March 1969
03/31/2016 - Honor César Chávez Day by Serving Your Community
03/31/2016 - Change Orders Could Add Hundreds of Millions of Dollars to First 29 Miles of CA Bullet Train
03/30/2016 - The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Historical Highlights
03/24/2016 - Americans often see Cuba upside down
03/24/2016 - How to Give Your Local Business an Online Marketing Tune-up
03/24/2016 - Should Economic Development Focus on People or Places?
03/24/2016 - NMSDC Releases National Survey on Issues of Access To Capital For Minority Business Enterprises
03/23/2016 - We’re All In: Celebrating Women in STEM at the USPTO
03/17/2016 - FFF: Irish-American Heritage Month (March) and St. Patrick’s Day (March 17): 2016
03/17/2016 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects
03/17/2016 - Access to Capital is Still a Challenge for Minority Business Enterprises
03/17/2016 - 3 Facts about Small Business Loans for Young Entrepreneurs
03/16/2016 - Women’s History Month: March 2016
03/10/2016 - CEOs in the Making: The Youngest Asian-Americans in Tech
03/10/2016 - California Women Help Build Backbone of High-Speed Rail in Central Valley
03/09/2016 - Women Make History Again as Women Business Owners Achieve Federal Contracting Benchmark
03/09/2016 - An Overlooked Transportation Alternative: Bus Rapid Transit
03/09/2016 - How Women are Making History: SBA Lauds Record Achievement in Women’s Small Business Contracting
03/09/2016 - A Path to Success for Diverse Businesses
03/09/2016 - New Report on Home Mortgages: Are Black & Latino Californians Locked Out of the Market?
03/09/2016 - Report: Minority-Owned Suppliers Lack Access to Capital, Education Around Financing Options
03/03/2016 - Black Women in the Labor Force
03/03/2016 - SBA: Federal Government Breaks Contracting Record for Women-Owned Small Businesses
03/03/2016 - Mayor Lee Announces Affordable Housing Development Opportunities at Candlestick Point for Low Income & Formerly homeless Families
03/03/2016 - The Top 5 Lessons Business Leaders Can Learn from the Golden State Warriors
03/03/2016 - Mexico is our neighbor, not the enemy
03/03/2016 - Forming Business Partnerships That Lead to Diversity and Inclusion
02/29/2016 - Wayne Waddell legacy list: $8 million for three construction projects for Louisiana State Exhibit Museum
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02/25/2016 - New Commerce Department Data Shows that Minority Entrepreneurship is Growing
02/24/2016 - Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016 — our 4th annual ranking of graduate degrees
02/18/2016 - MBDA: Entrepreneur of the Month February 2016
02/17/2016 - Executive Summary - Disparities in Capital Access between Minority and Non-Minority Businesses
02/17/2016 - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Availability, Utilization, and Disparity Study for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)
02/17/2016 - 4 Tips for Getting a Business Loan
02/17/2016 - Black-owned banks are dying. Here's why it matters.
02/17/2016 - University of San Francisco Announces Winner of the 2016 California Prize
02/17/2016 - APPLE - Inclusion inspires innovation.
02/17/2016 - 5 Reasons Veterans Should Consider Employment and Entrepreneurship in Corporate Housing and Property Management
02/11/2016 - National Advisory Council on Minority Business Enterprise Recommendations
02/11/2016 - New Markets Tax Credit Program
02/11/2016 - UPenn Receives $5.1 Million to Boost Latino Faculty in the Humanities
02/11/2016 - Tech Companies Support Computer Science for All Initiative
02/11/2016 - Overwhelming Response by Cities across the Country to U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge
02/11/2016 - USDOT OSDBU Celebrates Minority-Owned Businesses during Black History Month
02/11/2016 - Calif. Assemblyman Bonta Authors AB 2719 to Support Innovative Small Businesses
02/11/2016 - For One Martial Arts Academy, Small Business Program Brings New Hopes
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02/10/2016 - FACT SHEET: The President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget: Overview
02/03/2016 - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Highlights Importance of Minority-Owned Businesses to Regional Economic Growth and Restoration in the Gulf Coast
02/03/2016 - Lorraine Paskett Appointed to California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors
02/03/2016 - Top Los Angeles Anti-Poverty Leaders Back November Ballot Measure Against Overdevelopment
02/03/2016 - Flint Crisis Renews Calls to Replace All Lead Pipes in America
02/03/2016 - Local Vietnamese Catholic Community Celebrates Lunar New Year With Historic Tet Festival
01/28/2016 - AT&T Chief Diversity Officer: Diversity Key To Company’s Profitability
01/28/2016 - New Commerce Department Data Shows that Minority Entrepreneurship is Growing
01/28/2016 - Donald Trump's remarks spur Latino 'naturalization blitz' before election
01/28/2016 - Do we need minority-owned banks for minority communities?
01/28/2016 - Stop the Campaign to Demonize Leveraged Loans
01/21/2016 - Top Black Business Leaders Of 1800s And 1900s
01/21/2016 - Apple makes progress on gender, racial diversity
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01/21/2016 - Freedmen’s Bureau
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01/20/2016 - Directory of Black Owned Banks & Credit Unions In The USA
01/20/2016 - How The Generation Born Today Will Shape The Future Of Work
01/14/2016 - 5 Entrepreneurship Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
01/14/2016 - California High-Speed Rail Authority Announces Bid Results on Next 22-Miles of Construction in the Central Valley
01/13/2016 - Small business growth contributed to expanding economy in 2015
01/13/2016 - Meet the Guests in the First Lady's 2016 State of the Union Box
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01/13/2016 - Wells Fargo Gift Honors African American History and Culture
01/13/2016 - California unveils bids for high-speed rail construction
01/13/2016 - 5 Ways to Target the Right Audience
01/13/2016 - USBC 2015 YEAR IN REVIEW
01/07/2016 - FRANCHISED BUSINESS OWNERSHIP: By Minority and Gender Groups
01/07/2016 - BusinessUSA: Helping Veterans Build Successful Businesses
01/07/2016 - 2015: A Memorable Year for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission
01/07/2016 - SEVENTY-ONE PERCENT OF CONSTRUCTION FIRMS PLAN TO EXPAND HEADCOUNT IN 2016 AS CONTRACTORS EXPECT A RANGE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE MARKETS TO GROW
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12/31/2015 - January 1, 2016 marks the 153rd anniversary of the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation
12/31/2015 - Diversity in Business: Growth of Latinos in Executive Positions 'Relatively Flat,' 'Worrisome' - Report
12/31/2015 - Silicon Valley’s Diversity Myth
12/31/2015 - Beyond the Rhetoric: What happened to Black Business Loans?
12/29/2015 - History of Slave Laborers in the Construction of the United States Capitol
12/23/2015 - New Commerce Department Data Shows that Minority Entrepreneurship is Growing
12/23/2015 - Significant funding for two Metro Rail projects in federal budget bill
12/23/2015 - Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses Get Boost
12/23/2015 - FDIC Announces Settlement with WEX Bank and Higher One for Deceptive Practices Related to Debit Cards for College Students
12/23/2015 - This San Francisco Pizzeria Brings Deaf and Hearing Communities Together
12/23/2015 - More Wealth In Fewer Cities: Why Inequality Divides America
12/23/2015 - Asian American and Pacific Islander Business Leaders work to Increase Diversity
12/23/2015 - Advocates: Ditching Prop 209 Will Bring $1 Billion in New Income to Minority Businesses
12/23/2015 - The Rise of Online Business Lending and What to Look Out For
12/23/2015 - The 10th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
12/17/2015 - Busy Year for the Small Business Program at CHSR
12/17/2015 - Pinck & Co.: Building a Better Future for Women in Construction
12/17/2015 - Leaders provide vision -- not division
12/17/2015 - Bayview Gateway is Officially Open
12/17/2015 - Why This Counts: Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace
12/17/2015 - Los Angeles County - A Microcosm of Nation’s Diverse Collection of Business Owners
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12/10/2015 - President Obama Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment
12/10/2015 - San José Names Jim Ortbal as Director of Transportation Long-term department manager promoted
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12/10/2015 - Macy Foundation Seeks Applications for 2016 Faculty Scholars Program
12/10/2015 - USC Receives $5 Million to Drive Diversity in Journalism
12/10/2015 - A Decade in the Making, Congress Strikes a Deal on Transportation Funding
12/10/2015 - When Seeking an SBA Loan, Remember the 5 C's
12/03/2015 - Who’s The Boss? More Women Decide They Are
12/03/2015 - Black Construction: Its Legacy and Future - “BEYOND THE RHETORIC”
12/03/2015 - Thalia's Jewelry, San Francisco
12/03/2015 - Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index Shows Slight Increase in Small Business Employment Growth Heading into the Close of 2015
12/03/2015 - SBA and Operation HOPE Renew Alliance to Promote Financial Education
12/03/2015 - Wells Fargo to Offer Personalized Investment Solution for 401(k) Plan Participants
12/03/2015 - High Speed Rail Opportunities - $100 Billion in Projects!
12/03/2015 - Councilmember Cantrell Speaks at City of San Francisco's Disaster Resilience Summit
12/02/2015 - The African-American Labor Force in the Recovery
11/24/2015 - San Francisco Is Open for Business: Bank of America Survey Finds That Hiring Among Bay Area Entrepreneurs Is on the Rise
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11/24/2015 - Recognizing Native American Owned Small Businesses
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11/19/2015 - U.S. EPA Awards $1 Million Grant to Research Impact of Drought on Water Quality
11/19/2015 - Mayor Lee’s Statement on OCII Approval of Golden State Warriors Event Center In Mission Bay
11/19/2015 - Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
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11/19/2015 - Activist Teacher Calculates $59.624 Trillion in Reparations OWED to African Americans | $1.5 Million Each
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11/18/2015 - 100 Most Active SBA 7(a) Lenders
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11/12/2015 - Valley nonprofit launches loan program for African-American small businesses
11/12/2015 - NCAIED, NIGA Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Further Advance Economic Development in Indian Country
11/12/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces New Plan to Provide Stabilized Housing for 500 Teachers by 2020
11/12/2015 - Corruption remains a major cost for honest companies
11/12/2015 - Five Bleak Facts on Black Opportunity
11/12/2015 - NOW Corp Honors Veteran Small Business Owners By Making $100 Million Available to Help Them Grow Their Companies and Create Jobs
11/12/2015 - Salute to Veteran Owned Small Businesses
11/12/2015 - Wells Fargo nearly doubled its initial goal to support service members, veterans;donating $66 million over past three years
11/11/2015 - Roads Are Getting a Redesign
11/05/2015 - Young Entrepreneurs Academy
11/05/2015 - SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans
11/05/2015 - Charters and heavy testing hurt our schools
11/05/2015 - AT&T takes leadership position in supporting Veteran Business Owners
11/05/2015 - Obama Will Order Federal Government to 'Ban the Box'
11/05/2015 - $75 Million Wells Fargo Program Supports Diverse-owned Small Businesses with Loans, Grants to CDFIs
11/05/2015 - Mid-sized Companies Have Greater Access to Capital and Ability to Grow
11/04/2015 - Changing companies’ minds about women
10/29/2015 - 5 Real World Examples of Forecasting a New Product
10/29/2015 - NABJ/NAHJ Conference: Elise Durham & Hugo Balta Named Convention Co-Chairs
10/29/2015 - Convene a national commission on race and poverty
10/29/2015 - Statewide Compliance & Outreach Program
10/29/2015 - VEDC and JPMorgan Chase Announce Loan Fund for African American-Owned Small Businesses
10/29/2015 - Summit to Help More Minority Businesses Become Players in State’s $257 Billion Insurance Industry
10/22/2015 - Treasurer Cisneros, Mayor Lee to join FDIC Chairman Gruenberg and CFE Fund in Launch of Bank On Account Standards
10/22/2015 - City of Oakland sues Wells Fargo over allegations of predatory lending
10/22/2015 - How To Eliminate Your Competition: Start A Really Niche Business!
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10/21/2015 - Racial and Gender Occupational Segregation in the Restaurant Industry
10/15/2015 - National Director Alejandra Y. Castillo Testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
10/15/2015 - Working Group on African American Inclusion and Diversity in Travel and Hospitality Industry
10/15/2015 - Hewlett Packard PUSHes forward with Minority Participation in Financial Services
10/14/2015 - Chase Awards Three Northern California Small Businesses $300,000 in Grants Through Its Mission Main Street Grants Program
10/07/2015 - Bank of America Launches Directory Listing Sources of Capital for Small Businesses
10/07/2015 - Peer-to-Peer Lending: Advocacy Analyzes Alternative Finance Option for Small Business
10/07/2015 - San Francisco: Two Tales of One City
10/07/2015 - Grace Lee Boggs activist, dies at 100
10/07/2015 - DBE Program Updates : Under standing the New Rules
10/07/2015 - Women Welders Get Start in Iron Workers Innovative Pre-Apprenticeship Program
10/07/2015 - Who Was America’s 1st Female Presidential Candidate?
09/30/2015 - The power of parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality can add $12 trillion to Global Growth
09/30/2015 - Pope Francis awakened our better angels
09/30/2015 - SBA Awards $300k in PRIME Grants in the Bay Area
09/30/2015 - UCLA scientists confirm: New technique could make cement manufacturing carbon-neutral
09/30/2015 - Obscure, Yet Powerful, Jobs in State and Local Government
09/30/2015 - How to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Loan With a Bulletproof P&L Statement
09/29/2015 - Expand the Indiana Convention Center again?
09/24/2015 - New Ohio River bridge inches toward completion
09/23/2015 - Gender equality: Taking stock of where we are
09/23/2015 - Reject The Senate’s Proposed Offset Of Reducing Federal Reserve Dividends For Surface Transportation Funding
09/23/2015 - Emerging Women Live Presents Third Annual Leadership Conference in San Francisco on October 8th -11th, 2015
09/23/2015 - The Southern California Laborers’ Union Provides $182,500 in College Scholarships
09/23/2015 - Bay Area Home Sales, Prices Drop in August
09/23/2015 - How to solve the housing crisis? Build more housing!
09/23/2015 - Avidia Bank Partners with linked2pay to Deliver Avidia Pay
09/17/2015 - Why Lending Club Is Throwing Out the Banking Playbook
09/17/2015 - The New Tool Helping Cities Build Sustainably
09/17/2015 - Celebrating Immigrants' Contributions on Constitution Week
09/17/2015 - SF Chamber, SF African American Chamber announce strategic partnership
09/17/2015 - Workers Locked Out of Disputed Santa Clara Valley Hospital Construction Site
09/17/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces $2.9 Million Federal Grant to Provide Apprenticeships in Technology
09/17/2015 - Employment Training Panel Approves Nearly $200,000 to Support Workforce Training for 75 Unemployed Veterans
09/17/2015 - Consumer Loan Demand on Rise, Fed Report Says
09/17/2015 - Wells Fargo Commits $125 Billion For Latino Homeownership
09/17/2015 - Starting a Business in the Trucking Industry: Part One
09/17/2015 - Southern California Best Projects Winners Revealed
09/10/2015 - CDFI - BEA PROGRAM AWARD BOOK
09/10/2015 - California’s Rural Counties Unite in Urging Congress to Fully Fund Federal PILT
09/10/2015 - OPEN LETTER TO BART AND LAMETRO
09/09/2015 - How State and Local Construction Dollars Are Spent
09/09/2015 - Despite Recovery, Middle-Wage Workers Are Being Squeezed Out
09/09/2015 - 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Companies in America
09/04/2015 - The Employment Situation in August
09/03/2015 - Berkeley Exhibit Exposes Illegal Bay Area Occupation That Paved The Way For The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
09/02/2015 - South Africa’s Big Five: Bold Priorities For Inclusive Growth - Executive Summary
09/02/2015 - Why Alternative Financing Options Might Be Best for Your Small Business
09/02/2015 - U.S. EPA Awards $100,000 to Emeryville, Calif., Small Business to Develop Sustainable Green Technologies
09/02/2015 - SBA & Small Business Majority Address Nation’s Youth Unemployment
09/02/2015 - Church Sues to Save 104 Affordable Units in Western Addition
09/02/2015 - Inclusion of Minority-Owned Businesses in Federal Contracting Improving
08/26/2015 - Latino Crime Evolvement in the US
08/26/2015 - In New Orleans' Hardest-Hit Neighborhood, A Recovery — By Sheer Will
08/26/2015 - Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice
08/26/2015 - Business Opportunities and Challenges for the U.S. in Latin America
08/26/2015 - What Does ‘Multicultural’ Really Mean?
08/26/2015 - U.S. House Prices Rise 1.2 Percent in Second Quarter
08/26/2015 - Banks Only Hurting Themselves by Shunning Alternative Lenders
08/26/2015 - Solution to Gap in Skilled Workers: Hire People With Disabilities
08/26/2015 - Communities Building Their Own Economies
08/20/2015 - Inmate With Stock Tips Wants To Be San Quentin's Warren Buffett
08/20/2015 - AC Transit Appoints New General Manager
08/20/2015 - Julian Bond: The Roots Run Deep - Working together for change
08/20/2015 - Building Inspectors’ Top Nine Construction Snafus
08/20/2015 - First P3 Roadway in California Earns a Green Rating
08/20/2015 - Fresno Man Sentenced for Extensive Fraudulent Bonding Scheme and Aggravated Identity Theft
08/20/2015 - USAA Launches New App to Help Millennials Save
08/13/2015 - Honda to Pay $24 Million for Discriminatory Auto Loans
08/13/2015 - Construction Permit Streamlining Bill Clears Senate
08/13/2015 - Blacks on Board - HP leaps forward
08/13/2015 - How to Conserve Water Without Bankrupting Water Utilities
08/13/2015 - Leading U. S. Steel in challenging times
08/13/2015 - Business Interruption Fund
08/13/2015 - Economic Status of Small Business in California
08/06/2015 - Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library
08/05/2015 - The City of No-Frills Innovation
08/05/2015 - Black Bankers President Warns Churches: Change the Way You Do Business
08/05/2015 - The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win
08/05/2015 - The Legal Landscape of the DBE Program: What DBEs Need to Know Now by Colette Holt
08/05/2015 - San Francisco HRC And The Women’s Building To Host Community Photo Project On Islamophobia And Post-9/11 Ethnic And Racial Discrimination
08/05/2015 - EEOC Releases Report on the American Workplace
08/05/2015 - Wells Fargo $1 million grant to strengthen rural communities
08/05/2015 - White House Report: Make it Easier to Start a Business By Easing State Government Licensing Requirements
07/30/2015 - Feinstein, Boxer Introduce California Emergency Drought Relief Act
07/30/2015 - Substantial Demand Underscores Need for TIGER Grants
07/30/2015 - SBA Administrator’s Statement on Raising SBA’s 7(a) Loan Authorization Ceiling to $23.5 Billion
07/30/2015 - Bank of America Announces Industry-leading $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative
07/30/2015 - Mayor Brown, Fmr SF City Atty. Louise Renne, Leaders Stop Illegal Sale of Affordable Housing, Shark Tank Nasdaq Advice & More
07/29/2015 - Innovative development financing
07/29/2015 - The future of US retail-banking distribution
07/29/2015 - Are Businesses Too Timid With Their Growth Plans?
07/29/2015 - Minority Business Development Agency 2014 Annual Performance Report Celebrates 45 Years Of Strengthening American Lives
07/29/2015 - Is there a payoff from top-team diversity?
07/29/2015 - The fastest-rising demographic in American business? Black women.
07/29/2015 - One California Community's Power Switch
07/29/2015 - Why California Infrastructure Is Falling Apart
07/29/2015 - To Meet Obama’s Carbon-Cutting Goals, States Work Together
07/23/2015 - Small Business Loan Authorization Program Could Close Down
07/23/2015 - New Survey Shows National Small Business Economic Sentiment in Unprecedented Geographic Detail
07/23/2015 - Bay Bridge Costs Trimmed, But No Wiggle Room for Contingencies
07/23/2015 - 5 Years Later, Legacy Of Financial Overhaul Still Being Weighed
07/23/2015 - Private Equity and Venture Capital Sourcing
07/22/2015 - Current Listings: Below Market Rate Ownership Units
07/16/2015 - #RaceOnTech: How An Early Love Of Math Led Her To The Role Of CEO
07/16/2015 - City of Long Beach Open Bids
07/16/2015 - How Public Pensions Are Getting Smart About Infrastructure
07/16/2015 - Glory days: a different perspective on neighborhood change in Harlem
07/16/2015 - Senator Roth’s Proposal to Protect Small Businesses, Ensure ADA Compliance Approved by Assembly Judiciary Committee
07/16/2015 - Chase Celebrates American Small Business with its 2015 Mission Main Street Grants® program
07/16/2015 - Bank Regulators Flunk the Diversity Test
07/16/2015 - The Lime Foundation Announces Board of Directors
07/09/2015 - What's Cooking at Cafe' Reconcile!
07/09/2015 - So Far, So Good For The Economy. But What About The Second Half?
07/09/2015 - A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses
07/09/2015 - What is a GSA 5 Year Contract
07/09/2015 - Prudential Named a Best Place to Work by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
07/09/2015 - New NNPA Chair: ‘We’re Going to Flex Our Muscles’
07/09/2015 - The country’s last black-owned banks are in a fight for their survival
07/09/2015 - The Freedman’s Savings Bank: Good Intentions Were Not Enough; A Noble Experiment Goes Awry
07/08/2015 - San Francisco Awards its first Bus Rapid Transit Construction Contract
07/02/2015 - Federal Government Sets Record Achievement for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Contracts
07/02/2015 - Construction begins on San Francisco’s first affordable housing development welcoming to LGBT seniors
07/02/2015 - Construction's May Spending Up Slightly, Posts Strong Year-Over-Year Gain
07/02/2015 - Corrective vs. Adaptive Maintenance for Your Business
07/02/2015 - Reaching Out and Educating Small Businesses
07/02/2015 - JPMorgan Chase Completes Debt Offering Co-Managed Exclusively by Veteran Business Enterprises
07/02/2015 - Unions to Uncle Sam: Extend Credit Monitoring, Cover Losses Related to Data Breach
07/01/2015 - The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
06/25/2015 - San Francisco flags flew at half mast for ILWU brother LeRoy King
06/25/2015 - Remove Confederate flag and agenda it represents
06/25/2015 - Berkeley calls for new inspection, construction rules after balcony collapse
06/25/2015 - Senate Passes Fast-Track Trade Legislation, 60-38
06/25/2015 - Obama Administration Increases Contract Opportunities for Minority Businesses
06/25/2015 - SBA Announces Mike Muse as My Brother’s Keeper Millennial Entrepreneur Champion
06/25/2015 - Small Business Trends for Owners to Monitor
06/25/2015 - Campaigning in SC, Hillary Clinton proposes business tax credit to boost youth employment
06/24/2015 - Progress Made on Construction of High-Speed Rail in the Central Valley
06/18/2015 - Charleston Shootings Reflect Terrorism - Not Its’ Origins
06/17/2015 - The History of Black Owned Hotels
06/17/2015 - Roberts Hotel Group Continues to Grow Portfolio with Choice Hotels Company's Largest African-American Franchisee Reflags 200-Room Hotel to Clarion Hotel & Suites
06/17/2015 - Treasury Announces $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credit Awards to Spur Economic Growth Nationwide
06/17/2015 - President Obama to Address the Nation's Mayors on Friday, June 19 at the United States Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting
06/17/2015 - JPMorgan Chase & Company: Corporate Responsibility 2014
06/17/2015 - Study Finds Hispanics Optimistic About Financial Future, Despite Challenges
06/17/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces $6.7 Million Investment to Strengthen Local Small Businesses & Neighborhoods
06/17/2015 - How soon will Houston pass Chicago?
06/11/2015 - Uncage and Grow the American Economy
06/10/2015 - Black-Owned Banks Must Revisit Their Business Models, M&F Chief Says
06/10/2015 - Intel Capital Launches $125M Fund to Invest in Women and Underrepresented Minority Entrepreneurs
06/10/2015 - Who Gets to Go to the Pool?
06/10/2015 - A brief history of black jockeys in the United States
06/10/2015 - Advocates, Officials Blast Bank Regulators’ Proposed Diversity Standards
06/03/2015 - City National Launches New Diversity Initiative With Three Leading California Utilities
06/03/2015 - Why CDFIs Stand Out from the Pack
06/03/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces New Investments to Improve Quality of Life in City’s Diverse Neighborhoods
06/03/2015 - Community Collaboratives Show Persistence and Progress
06/03/2015 - Trumark Urban Breaks Ground on Two San Francisco Projects in One Day
06/03/2015 - Senator Roth’s Proposal to Protect Small Businesses, Ensure ADA Compliance Passes Senate on Bipartisan, Unanimous Vote
06/03/2015 - Over $29 Million to Small Businesses Working on High-Speed Rail
05/27/2015 - (BPRW) Wells Fargo Sponsors Gallup Industry Study to Gain Insight Into Financial Needs of Diverse-Owned Small Businesses
05/27/2015 - SBA Weekly Lending Report
05/27/2015 - California eyes nation's strongest equal pay law for women
05/27/2015 - The Sorry State of U.S. Infrastructure
05/27/2015 - Workers put in 12-hour days at Santa Barbara County oil cleanup site
05/27/2015 - BECU Shares Secrets to Success in Credit Union Strategy & Performance
05/20/2015 - History Through the Eyes of Chinese Americans Who Served Their Country
05/20/2015 - Native Words, Native Warriors
05/20/2015 - Credit Unions for Military Entrepreneurs
05/20/2015 - The Weakening Definition of 'Diversity'
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05/20/2015 - The Losers in Overzealous DBE Enforcement
05/13/2015 - Nancy Pelosi Updates Capital News
05/13/2015 - Vatican to Recognize Palestinian State in New Treaty
05/13/2015 - Rail Could Make a Comeback in O.C. With Proposed Streetcar Line
05/13/2015 - America’s Worst 9 Urban Food Deserts
05/13/2015 - Nestlé Pitches $7M in Projects to Save Water in California
05/07/2015 - Community Banks Have the Power to Lighten Their Regulatory Burden
05/07/2015 - Small Business Insurance
05/06/2015 - Record-Breaking Year For Bay Area & California Tourism Economy
05/06/2015 - Presidential Proclamation - Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2015
05/06/2015 - Freedmen’s Super 8(a) Tribal Government Power
05/06/2015 - $200 million Entertainment Village Breaks Ground in Inner City LA
05/06/2015 - Small, Very Small, Business Week Begins
05/06/2015 - The Fight For Fair Housing Still Rages On
04/30/2015 - SOCIAL RACIAL VIOLENCE BORN OUT OF RACIAL ECONOMIC VIOLENCE
04/29/2015 - Amid Capitol Hill opposition, high-speed rail gets second wind
04/28/2015 - Top Environmental Agencies Release Diversity Data
04/28/2015 - How Cities Lose Millions in Federal Funds
04/28/2015 - Our Vietnam War Never Ended
04/22/2015 - IBM CEO Ginni Rometty on leadership, challenges, and reinvention
04/22/2015 - Five Construction Teams Qualified to Bid on Next 22 Miles of the High-Speed Rail in Central Valley
04/22/2015 - Most Americans Believe Cities Are On The Right Track; Economic Forecast Confirms
04/22/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces Expanded Summer Programs to Eliminate Wait Lists for City’s Children & Youth
04/22/2015 - Former Los Angeles Mayor Administrator Yolanda H. Allen has joined International Black Women's Public Policy Institute (IBWPPI) as Director of Research and Development
04/22/2015 - How to Start a Small Construction or General Contracting Business
04/22/2015 - The IRS’s Secret, Successful Low-Income Savings Program
04/22/2015 - How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business
04/15/2015 - Equity-based Crowdfunding: Potential Implications for Small Business Capital
04/15/2015 - As Tech Giants Push For Diversity, Blacks And Latinos Are Fleeing Once-Diverse San Francisco
04/15/2015 - Gold Line Light Rail Project Shows off $265-Million Sustainable Operations Campus
04/15/2015 - Why we still need Equal Pay Day
04/15/2015 - Apple Campus Leads $20 Billion in 2014 Project Starts
04/15/2015 - ICBA supports repeal of provision restricting small business access to credit
04/08/2015 - Female Entrepreneurs Still Lag Behind Male Counterparts Cites Congressional Report
04/08/2015 - Will MLB’s Latino Outreach Actually Reach Senior Leadership?
04/08/2015 - Mayor Lee’s Statement on Lifting City-Funded Travel Ban to Indiana
04/08/2015 - Engineering News-Record recognizes HNTB-designed terminal expansion as national Best of the Best Projects winner for 2014
04/08/2015 - Succession and Success go together for African-American Family-Owned Technology Firm
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04/01/2015 - Strong Bay Area economy powers surge for local credit unions
04/01/2015 - Government 2020: Imagining the Future
04/01/2015 - SF State student success program gets $3 million demonstration award
04/01/2015 - The Company Working To Fix Higher Education's Diversity Problem
04/01/2015 - McCarthy Makes News with Two Southern California Hospital Projects
04/01/2015 - Alternative Named a Top Minority-Owned Company
04/01/2015 - Update: More Tech Industry Leaders Make Unprecedented & Historic Joint Statement to Legislators
04/01/2015 - ICBA and Community Banks Kick Off Community Banking Month
04/01/2015 - Alternative Investing Diversity is Good Business, Period
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03/25/2015 - Report: Blacks, Hispanics doing better but still lag whites
03/25/2015 - Washington, D.C. Takes No. 1 Spot on EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities List
03/25/2015 - For Banks 'Too Big To Jail,' Prosecutors Count On A Promise To Behave
03/25/2015 - Industrial Bank Offering Small Business Grants
03/19/2015 - U.S. Chamber Foundation Research Assesses Current State of Women in STEM Careers
03/19/2015 - Yellen: Fed Can’t Change Bank Culture Through Supervision
03/19/2015 - How to Secure a Business Loan: Tips From a Banking Executive
03/18/2015 - Hispanic Business Boom: Meet the Entrepreneurs Fueling the Renaissance
03/18/2015 - $1.5-Billion Light Rail Line Takes Shape In LA
03/18/2015 - Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs
03/18/2015 - Land-Acquisition Concerns Continue to Dog Calif. High-Speed Rail Agency
03/18/2015 - U.S. Spends Big for Outsourced Worker Services, But Contractor Workforce Size Is Still a Mystery
03/12/2015 - 5 uncomfortable truths about living in San Francisco
03/12/2015 - EDD Online/Communication With Small Business
03/12/2015 - The Wealth Gap Between Blacks and Whites Is Even More Enormous (and Shameful) Than You Think
03/12/2015 - Black Owned Hotel Group to open hotel in downtown Oakland
03/12/2015 - AUBRY STONE: Teach & Train Financial Literacy to Black Youth
03/12/2015 - Building Inclusive Diversity: More Than Numbers
03/12/2015 - Some Cities May Soon Make Contractors Hire Local for Transportation Projects
03/12/2015 - Don’t Qualify for Conventional Business Loan? Understand Your Options
03/12/2015 - How to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Loan With a Bulletproof P&L Statement
03/04/2015 - FACT SHEET: LET GIRLS LEARN
03/04/2015 - Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers
03/04/2015 - Board of Supervisors to Study Affordable Housing Options
03/04/2015 - U.S. Transportation Department Proposes Initiatives to Give Local Workers a Boost in Federal Investments
03/04/2015 - Some Cities May Soon Make Contractors Hire Local for Transportation Projects
03/04/2015 - A Woman’s Place – in Tech
03/04/2015 - G.I. Bill Proposal Would Help Veterans Receive Small Business Loans
02/26/2015 - Making Up for the Lack of Minority-Owned Banks
02/26/2015 - The Lynching of the American Dream
02/26/2015 - Speaker Atkins Introduces Bill to Help Small Businesses
02/26/2015 - Government Contracting in California: Impacts of Proposition 209
02/26/2015 - Construction on $4.5 billion Transbay Transit Center Moves Forward
02/19/2015 - The Resource We’re Throwing Away: Entrepreneurial Immigrants
02/19/2015 - WGA & Congressman Cardenas Oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
02/18/2015 - Wells Fargo Celebrates Year of the Ram with $50K in College Scholarships
02/18/2015 - SBA Announces New Online Tool To Match Lenders to Entrepreneurs
02/18/2015 - Greenlining 360 - A CENTER FOR ART, COLLABORATION, AND REVITALIZATION
02/18/2015 - You Might Want To Take Another Pass At Your Passwords
02/18/2015 - Chinese New Year 2015: 6 things you need to know about the Year of the Goat (or Sheep)
02/18/2015 - Heroes in the Fight: Meet Rick
02/12/2015 - The 10 Categories Where Federal Agencies Spend the Most on Contracting
02/12/2015 - Why Banks Should Support Elizabeth Warren
02/11/2015 - SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet to Kick off LGBT Business Builder Series in San Francisco
02/11/2015 - M C TOWNSEND – ELECTED AS 1st AFRICAN AMERICAN AS 2015 CHAIR OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY BUSINESS FEDERATION
02/11/2015 - SBA Partners with NCUA to Expand Small Business Lending Through Credit Unions
02/11/2015 - Level 10 Brings in Wolffkran Crane for 181 Fremont's Next Construction Phase
02/11/2015 - Built to Last: History of African American Innovation in Transportation
02/11/2015 - Bill Chester: ILWU Civil Rights and Community Leader, 1938-1969
02/05/2015 - Secretary Foxx Unveils “Beyond Traffic: Trends and Choices,” a 30-Year Outlook on the Future of Our Nation’s Infrastructure
02/05/2015 - Hispanics Less Likely to Leave their Financial Future up to Chance, According to New MassMutual Survey
02/05/2015 - Toyota Financial Services Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy with Donations to Historically Black Colleges and Universities
02/05/2015 - Pros and Cons of Hiring Subcontractors
02/05/2015 - Signals from the Past: History of African American Innovation in Transportation
02/05/2015 - President’s 2016 Budget Requests $233.5 Million For Treasury’s CDFI Fund
02/04/2015 - Obama Budget Features Proposed $478-Billion Transport Bill
02/04/2015 - 2015 Could be a Breakout Year for Small Businesses
01/29/2015 - Hey, Service Professionals: It’s Time to Modernize
01/29/2015 - Study: Women, Minorities Pay Higher Effective Social Security Rate
01/29/2015 - Oakland job growth hits accelerator
01/29/2015 - Latin Business Association Access-to-Capital
01/29/2015 - California Developers Expect to Build More Commercial Space through 2017, Survey Says
01/28/2015 - Falling apart: America's neglected infrastructure
01/28/2015 - ENR Announces Best of the Best Projects Winners
01/22/2015 - U.S. Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson Responds To President Obama's State of the Union Address
01/22/2015 - Message from the Chief Counsel - A Bittersweet Farewell
01/22/2015 - White House Rolls Out New Private Infrastructure Finance Plans
01/22/2015 - A Small Business Solution to Shrinking Workforce – Hire Seniors
01/21/2015 - Stimulating Small Business Growth
01/15/2015 - Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Has You Covered
01/15/2015 - Construction hiring is surging
01/14/2015 - L.A. Mayor’s Quake Retrofit Plan Draws Cautious Early Support
01/13/2015 - ‘Selma’ vs. History
01/08/2015 - From The Hood to The Highest Heights of San Francisco
01/08/2015 - Intel pledges diversity by 2020, invests $300 million
01/08/2015 - Creating a Bank that's Both Cool and Fair
01/08/2015 - High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Official Groundbreaking Ceremony
01/07/2015 - Owner of St. Louis Rams Plans to Build NFL Stadium in Inglewood
01/07/2015 - In Search of the "Yellow Rose of Texas"
01/07/2015 - Trends in Diversity Recruiting: U.S. Employers Weigh In
12/31/2014 - Looking To 2015, Economists See 5 Reasons To Celebrate
12/30/2014 - Harlan Kelly Jr. addresses 50 Most Important African-Americans in Technology
12/30/2014 - A Great Year for Bonding
12/30/2014 - Come to Water: Teaching San Francisco Black Heritage 7-week course
12/30/2014 - SFSoul Shuttle Tour schedule Dec. 31- Jan 4
12/30/2014 - Construction Well Under Way on Apple’s ‘Spaceship’ HQ Building
12/30/2014 - Oregon efforts to prepare women for construction jobs praised in national report
12/30/2014 - Drones to speed up construction
12/30/2014 - Taking Advantage of Government Venture Capital
12/30/2014 - Access to Capital among Young Firms, Minority-owned Firms, Women-owned Firms, and High-tech Firms
12/24/2014 - What Works For Cities (Will Hospitals Become the New Vanguard in Urban Economic Development?)
12/24/2014 - Turner/PCL Awarded $961M Contract for LAX Midfield Concourse
12/24/2014 - Giving Back to Communities
12/24/2014 - Mayor Lee Announces $5.5 Million Gift from Kaiser Permanente to Support Community-Based Organizations
12/24/2014 - Where the Old Economy and the New Economy Can Thrive Together
12/24/2014 - New Laws Impact Veterans, Fire Fee Billings, and Film Production
12/24/2014 - Americans Optimistic About the Economy, Finances and the Future
12/18/2014 - Startup Accelerators Show Promise in Addressing Public Policy Goals
12/18/2014 - San Francisco Strengthens LBE
12/18/2014 - Agencies Unite to Increase Economic Opportunities for Minority-Owned Businesses
12/18/2014 - Best Places for Executive Women to Work
12/18/2014 - Gold Line Light Rail Begins Track Testing
12/18/2014 - Mother-Daughter Small Business Follows the Scent to Success
12/18/2014 - ICBA Applauds Passage of Bill to Improve Community Bank Access to Capital
12/18/2014 - Looking For Capital? Don't Forget About the Little Bank That Could.
12/11/2014 - Jesse Jackson pushes Silicon Valley to include diversity
12/11/2014 - HHS awards $36.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to reward and expand quality improvement in health centers
12/11/2014 - The Myriad Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace
12/11/2014 - How to Start a Construction Company
12/11/2014 - Women must continue to lean in harder for top leadership roles, UC Davis study shows
12/11/2014 - California Now Requires Employers to Grant Paid Sick Leave
12/11/2014 - Deal Reached on $1.1-Trillion FY15 Spending Bill
12/11/2014 - The Small-Business Guide to Getting the Cash You Need
12/10/2014 - Most Active Market: MULTIFAMILY RESIDENTIAL
12/10/2014 - How to Invest in the Tech Powerhouse Rising in Asia
12/04/2014 - You'd Never Know From These Beautiful Maps That U.S. Infrastructure Is Crumbling
12/04/2014 - Diversity takes center stage at Microsoft annual meeting
12/04/2014 - Obama Administration Selects Itta Bena and Clarksdale, Mississippi to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion/ Local Foods
12/04/2014 - Deadline Extended to Apply for EPA’s 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
12/04/2014 - Protecting Yourself as a Contractor
12/04/2014 - Portrait of the Banker (as a 29-Year-Old)
12/04/2014 - Wells Fargo Deliberately Pushed Dangerous Loans On Blacks, Hispanics: Lawsuit
12/04/2014 - Dollar Bank buys August Wilson Center for $1,912.50
12/04/2014 - Are Alternative Small-Business Lenders Headed for the Mainstream?
12/04/2014 - Obama Administration Selects Los Angeles, Calif., Ajo, Ariz. and Fallon, Nev. to Develop Local Food Projects, Encourage Economic Expansion
11/26/2014 - How the Chicken Built America
11/26/2014 - Mayor Lee Launches Shop & Dine In The 49 Holiday Challenge To Support Local Businesses
11/26/2014 - Letter from Executive Director of Chinese for Affirmative Action in San Francisco
11/26/2014 - Lennar to Develop Massive Candlestick Park Project
11/26/2014 - Drywaller Builds Up Revenue, Tech Skills
11/26/2014 - Wells Fargo Survey: Affluent Women ‘Enjoy’ Making Money
11/20/2014 - The Glaring Absence of Minority Loan Officers
11/20/2014 - California High-Speed Rail Authority, U.S. EPA Highlight Green Construction Equipment Partnership
11/20/2014 - U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards nearly $80,000 to California Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce
11/20/2014 - Mayor Lee Launches Business Portal to Help Small Businesses Succeed
11/20/2014 - ENR Calif. Selects Safety Award Winners, Announces Project of Year Nominees
11/19/2014 - Bank of America Small Business Owner Report Finds 82 Percent of Millennial Small Business Owners Are Optimistic About Their Local Economy
11/19/2014 - State of LGBT Equality in California-based Companies Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index
11/19/2014 - State of LGBT Equality in California-based Companies Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index
11/19/2014 - Income and Net Worth of Veteran Business Owners over the Business Cycle, 1989–2010
11/13/2014 - What Midterm Election Results Mean for Transportation
11/13/2014 - Connecting Minority Serving Institutions with Research and Entrepreneurship Opportunities
11/13/2014 - State of LGBT Equality in 55 California Cities Detailed in HRC’s New Municipal Equality Index
11/13/2014 - Rinkins Report: Nation’s First Black Billionaire Talks Diversity and Prosperity
11/13/2014 - Government Contract Brings Massive Jobs Boost to Barstow Area
11/13/2014 - Construction October Jobless Rate Drops, as Workforce Rises by 12,000
11/13/2014 - Small-business credit conditions improve for second consecutive quarter, as delinquency rates hit lowest level on record
11/13/2014 - Wells Fargo extends the most SBA loan dollars for small businesses in 2014
11/06/2014 - Vets First Contracting Program FAQs
11/05/2014 - Shifting From Prisons to Schools: Redemption in California
11/05/2014 - Small Firms Create Majority of New Jobs in October; Robust Economic Policies Can Help Keep It Up
11/05/2014 - Nicholas Graham Jaeger Breakthrough Changemaker Inspiration Awardee 2014
11/05/2014 - Big News for LGBT-Owned Businesses
11/05/2014 - Biden Calls For More Private Investment To Expand Infrastructure
11/05/2014 - Turner Survey Shows Support for Green Building
11/05/2014 - $50.7M awarded to expand and enhance innovative workforce development strategies through the Workforce Innovation Fund
11/05/2014 - Tips for Starting a Successful Business Website
11/05/2014 - Report: A Shortage Of Black and Latino Graduates Is Not the Reason Behind Their Lack Of Employment Within the Tech Industry
11/05/2014 - Marc Andreessen Aims to Solve Tech's Diversity Problem with $500,000 Donation
11/05/2014 - Women Making Labor Market Leaps Despite Sluggish August Growth
11/05/2014 - The Good Jobs Strategy
10/30/2014 - World Series champs S.F. Giants' victory parade set for Friday
10/29/2014 - It's National Women’s Small Business Month- Celebrating Woman Entrepreneurs Today & Everyday!
10/29/2014 - States Are Actually Driving Transportation and Funding Declines
10/29/2014 - The Best Thing We Can Do for Immigrants: Help Them Learn English
10/29/2014 - Mercy Housing President & CEO, Jane Graf, receives Enterprise Community Partner of the Year Award
10/29/2014 - Contractors Have A Tough Time Finding Experienced Workers
10/29/2014 - Clark Pacific Awarded Two San Diego Projects Worth More Than $600 Million
10/29/2014 - MAYOR LEE’S 17-POINT JOBS PLAN
10/29/2014 - San Francisco Facts and Figures
10/29/2014 - Why We Need More Minority Tech-Entrepreneurs
10/29/2014 - 5 Ways To Prepare for Small Business Saturday
10/29/2014 - Bridging Gaps to Success for Minority Women Entrepreneurs
10/29/2014 - Hiring Looks Good Now, But Wage Growth Lags
10/29/2014 - Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Washington Community Alliance to Receive Grant Funding to Help Small Disadvantaged Businesses
10/23/2014 - CA HSR Wins Major Legal Battle!
10/23/2014 - Negro League founder Rube Foster featured in San Francisco tour
10/23/2014 - EPA awards $1 million to Northern California graduate students through research fellowships
10/23/2014 - Study: Teachers Have Lower Expectations of Children From Underrepresented Groups
10/23/2014 - Eighty-Three Percent Of Construction Firms Report Having Trouble Finding Qualified Workers To Meet Growing Demand For Construction Services
10/23/2014 - The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success
10/23/2014 - Drop In Unemployment Raises Debate On Optimal Rate
10/23/2014 - Silver Lining: Ferguson, African Americans and Indians in America
10/23/2014 - Making Up for the Lack of Minority-Owned Banks
10/17/2014 - ANNOUNCING AWARDEES OF THE FIRST-EVER SMALL BUSINESS LEADER AWARDS FOR MISSION-DRIVEN LENDERS
10/16/2014 - Young Women Transforming the Future of Transportation
10/16/2014 - Could More Low-Income Women Benefit From Doulas?
10/16/2014 - $741 million Foothill Gold Line Extension Project Reaches Track Milestone
10/16/2014 - 'Big Pave' on Highway 101 Near Windsor to Start in 2016
10/16/2014 - Five Ways to Become a Multinational Company
10/16/2014 - Dining to Do the Deal
10/16/2014 - Northern California tribes receive $5.4 M in U.S. EPA grants for environmental improvements on tribal lands
10/16/2014 - Greystone's West Coast Origination Platform Closes $46.5 Million in Multifamily Lending
10/10/2014 - Small business, huge opportunity
10/10/2014 - Salesforce, Wells Fargo big winners at S.F. Chamber's 2014 Ebbies Awards
10/10/2014 - SBA to Extend no Upfront-fee Loans Offer to Borrowers Seeking $150K or Less
10/10/2014 - SBA Will Continue to Zero Out Fees on Small Dollar Loans, Expands Relief for Larger Loans to Vets
10/10/2014 - High-Speed Rail Authority Seeks Trainset Manufacturer
10/10/2014 - Contracting Opportunities for Women & Minority Owned Businesses
10/09/2014 - HR TRENDS/CHALLENGES
10/09/2014 - Taking Action on Workplace Equality
10/08/2014 - Offices of Minority & Women Inclusion: Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Act
10/08/2014 - The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech
10/08/2014 - To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs
10/08/2014 - Professional Diversity Network's Jobs Report Reveals U.S. Hispanics Making Strides in Employment
10/08/2014 - Commercial Construction to Spur Stanislaus Job Market
10/08/2014 - Are Governments Neglecting Planes and Trains?
10/08/2014 - Goal!: DOT Scores Again
10/02/2014 - JPMorgan Chase & Co. Announces Two-Year, $35 Million Commitment to Improve Consumer Financial Security
10/02/2014 - Mayor Ed Lee and the Port of San Francisco celebrate the Grand Opening of the new James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27
10/02/2014 - Impact Investing: Time for New Terminology?
10/02/2014 - Q&A: Long Beach Unified Only District in CA to Mention Homeless Students in its Budget
10/02/2014 - Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
10/02/2014 - KeyCorp's Beth Mooney: The Most Powerful Woman in Banking
10/02/2014 - Controversial San Francisco Tax District Fuels Transbay Terminal
10/02/2014 - Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access
09/25/2014 - The Need for Institutions to Measure the Value They Create in Their Communities
09/25/2014 - How Big Cities Push Big New Ideas
09/25/2014 - MBDA in the News: The Challenges and Opportunities in Diversity for Small Business
09/25/2014 - Sacramento Rail Manufacturer Scores $650M Contract
09/25/2014 - New Report Stresses Need for Dedicated and Sustainable Transportation Funding in Rural California
09/25/2014 - Construction Association To Provide Highway Work Zone Safety Training Program Thanks To New Federal Grant
09/25/2014 - Change the Face of Technology A 21st century Technology Innovation Diversity and Inclusion Campaign
09/25/2014 - Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rainbow PUSH Coalition Commends Pandora for Releasing Diversity & Inclusion Data
09/25/2014 - The Death of Strategic Planning: What Next?
09/25/2014 - SBA lending doubles overall, but declines by one-third for Black businesses
09/23/2014 - SBA lending doubles overall, but declines by one-third for black businesses
09/19/2014 - California Roads Need More Money for Mending, Report Finds
09/18/2014 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces 72 TIGER 2014 Recipients
09/18/2014 - Wells Fargo Lights Up Diwali by Helping Give Children a Lifetime of Smiles
09/18/2014 - KPMG Foundation Awards $470,000 in Scholarships to Minority Accounting Doctoral Scholars
09/18/2014 - About Cypress Mandela
09/18/2014 - How Do We Increase Diversity In The Tech Industry?
09/18/2014 - California and UC Berkeley win $335,000 in U.S. EPA grants to help students and businesses use green technology to design safer consumer products
09/18/2014 - Fort Myer Construction will pay $900K to settle discrimination and harassment case involving 371 women and minorities
09/18/2014 - Chase Celebrates Its Support For Small Business With $3 Million Mission Main Street Grants Program
09/17/2014 - Millions Of Americans' Wages Seized Over Credit Card And Medical Debt
09/17/2014 - Mayor Lee Launches LatinSF Initiative
09/11/2014 - Priori Legal, an Online Platform Connecting Small Businesses With Curated Network of Quality Lawyers, Launches in California.
09/11/2014 - Ink from Chase and NAWBO Survey Reveals Female Small Business Owners Are Most Likely to Turn to Social Media to Grow Their Businesses
09/11/2014 - Black Women-Owned Businesses Up by 258 Percent
09/11/2014 - Tourism Agreement between California and Mexico Promises Economic Benefits
09/11/2014 - A Strong Education for a Strong Economy
09/11/2014 - Construction Industry Missing Key Tool: Skilled Workers
09/11/2014 - Cost of Bay Bridge Demolition Rises Amid Complication
09/11/2014 - Why Hiring Veterans Is Good for Business and for America
09/11/2014 - Across The Country, Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15-An-Hour Pay
09/11/2014 - How Close Is The Economy To Full Employment?
09/09/2014 - OSDBU Gives Young Women Opportunities in Transportation
09/05/2014 - The Infrastructure the Next Generation of Cities Will Need
09/05/2014 - BART Silicon Valley Project Gets $39 Million in Funding
09/05/2014 - CA School District to Require Ethnic-Studies Course
09/05/2014 - 1 in 6 California construction workers labors in shadows, study finds
09/05/2014 - Sacramento Works to Use Light Rail Extension Funding Before Expiration
09/05/2014 - Many States Are Helping the Unemployed Find Work
09/05/2014 - ICBA Recognizes Three Community Banks for Outstanding Community Service
09/05/2014 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Publishes Report on Latin America Market, “Driving Growth in Latin America”
08/28/2014 - Being Unemployed Makes It Harder to Get a Job. Can States Fix the Problem?
08/28/2014 - SBA loans to black entrepreneurs drop dramatically
08/28/2014 - BART Silicon Valley Project Gets $39 Million in Funding
08/28/2014 - U.S. Treasury Awards More Than $195 Million To Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities
08/28/2014 - Wells Fargo Reinforces Commitments to Servicemembers
08/28/2014 - Wells Fargo Launches Startup Accelerator for Financial Services-Inspired Tech Innovators
08/27/2014 - How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring
08/22/2014 - The 5 Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses
08/22/2014 - Holder has a Compelling Case in the Brown Killing
08/22/2014 - U.S. EPA and SF Environment recognize Quesada Gardens Initiative for environmental work in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood
08/22/2014 - SB 610 passes the Assembly Appropriations Committee
08/22/2014 - President Obama Signs Bill to Give the VA the Resources It Needs
08/22/2014 - Report: Cutting Jobless Benefits Doesn't Increase Employment
08/22/2014 - Worker Wins Update: Increased Wages and Organizing Successes Highlight Banner Month
08/21/2014 - Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion in Historic Justice Department Settlement for Financial Fraud Leading up to and During the Financial Crisis
08/14/2014 - Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. And Rainbow PUSH Coalition Commend Tim Cook and Apple for Releasing their Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Data
08/14/2014 - Renewable Energy Isn’t Working for African-Americans in California
08/14/2014 - DOT Employees Receive A+
08/14/2014 - Mayor Lee Announces Funding for Small Site Acquisition Program to Protect Longtime San Francisco Tenants
08/14/2014 - Purple Line Bidders Accuse L.A. Metro of Flawed Evaluation Process
08/14/2014 - Feds Give Go-Ahead for California High-Speed Rail Construction
08/14/2014 - High-Speed Rail Authority Selects ARCADIS U.S. Inc. to Oversee Next Phase of Construction
08/14/2014 - How Immigrants with Money Can Help Cities Create More Jobs
08/14/2014 - Women are disappearing from the workforce. Here’s how to fix that.
08/14/2014 - Wells Fargo Survey: Hispanic Investors Hungry for More Investment Knowledge and Education
08/08/2014 - US, African leaders turn to business at summit
08/08/2014 - Central Valley Small Businesses Play Major Role on CHSR “First Work”
08/08/2014 - Prop 45 Could Save Californians As Much As $1 Billion Annually On Health Insurance
08/08/2014 - NAACP Partners With Dunkin' Brands to Grow Black-owned Franchises
08/08/2014 - AFL-CIO, African Trade Unions Call on Leaders to Prioritize Good Jobs, Inclusive Growth and Workers’ Rights
08/08/2014 - Keeping an Eye on Your Competitors
08/08/2014 - Bank Discrimination and Its ‘Debilitating’ Effect on Minority Entrepreneurs
08/08/2014 - Wells Fargo Index: Investor Optimism Dips in Second Quarter, Driven By Retiree Concerns about Economy
08/07/2014 - Calif. State Senator Pushes for Criminal Probe Into Bay Bridge Construction
08/06/2014 - Wells Fargo Index: Investor Optimism Dips in Second Quarter, Driven By Retiree Concerns about Economy
08/04/2014 - California Clears Path for Funding To Get High-Speed Rail Back on Track
08/04/2014 - Mayor Lee Sends $500 Million Transportation Infrastructure Bond To November 2014 Ballot
08/04/2014 - Women Flexing Their Economic Muscle, Starting More Than 1200 New Businesses Per Day, According to New Research
08/04/2014 - Bank of America Changes the Game With Preferred Rewards
08/04/2014 - Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of
08/04/2014 - How Banning One Question Could Help Ex-Offenders Land A Job
07/30/2014 - Calif. State Senator Calls for Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge Construction Problems
07/26/2014 - National Black Business Month
07/25/2014 - State DBE Goals; Joint Task Force Meeting held July 22, 2014
07/24/2014 - Sacramento HVAC Firms Say Filling Technician Jobs Getting Tougher
07/24/2014 - Open Letter from Secretary Foxx and 11 Former DOT Secretaries Urging Congress to Address Long-Term Transportation Needs
07/24/2014 - Title VII Equal Opportunity Employment Summit to Support Prime Contractors
07/24/2014 - Study: Gender Wage Gap Even Worse for Black Women
07/24/2014 - Advocacy Roundtable Examines Proposed Minimum Wage Rules
07/24/2014 - LAX Approves $900M New Terminal, Selects CM Joint Venture
07/24/2014 - Small Business Representatives Discuss Overtime Regulations in Listening Session
07/24/2014 - Sacramento HVAC Firms Say Filling Technician Jobs Getting Tougher
07/24/2014 - Preparation Needed for Selling a Business
07/24/2014 - 5 Tips For Creating Attention-Grabbing Web Content
07/24/2014 - San Francisco Human Rights Commission Announces 2014 HRC Hero Award Honorees Commemorating 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act
07/24/2014 - The Benefits of Joining a Credit Union
07/24/2014 - Our Financial Future: How Banking and Money Will Change
07/17/2014 - The President Heads to D.C.'s Key Bridge to Talk Infrastructure and the Economy
07/17/2014 - The State of Black Euphoria
07/17/2014 - Minorities, Millennials, and Boomers Will Drive Housing in Coming Years
07/17/2014 - AECOM's $6B Offer for URS Keeps the Company Whole
07/17/2014 - Overhaul of America’s Job Training Programs Headed to President’s Desk Following Strong Bipartisan Support from Congress
07/17/2014 - Motivation Techniques for Young Entrepreneurs
07/17/2014 - Why Business Loans Get Rejected
07/17/2014 - The Next Big Thing in Banking Will Be a Firm We’ve Never Heard Of
07/10/2014 - KeyBank - Bruce Murphy
07/10/2014 - Talking About Money Difficult For LGBT Investors, According to Wells Fargo Study
07/10/2014 - How Many Companies Will Be Touched By Court's Contraception Ruling?
07/10/2014 - Swinerton Scores Platinum on Burbank Utility Building
07/10/2014 - Metro staff recommend contractors to build Purple Line Extension’s first phase
07/10/2014 - Programs Target Poverty In Obama's 5 'Promise Zones'
07/10/2014 - New Bay Area Plan Puts Change in Motion
07/10/2014 - Check Out the First Progress Reports on Agency Priority Goals
07/03/2014 - The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro
07/03/2014 - CIT's Thain Looking to Buy Bank With $10 Billion in Assets
07/03/2014 - Leslie Katz, president of SF Port Commission
07/03/2014 - Communities of color cut out of SF’s arts spending
07/03/2014 - Presidential Proclamation -- 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
06/19/2014 - Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Manufacturers: How to "Make" it in America
06/19/2014 - Calif. Budget to Make Historic Climate Investments in Low-Income Communities
06/19/2014 - How Much are You Worth?
06/19/2014 - Babson Raises $917 Million for U.S. Lending Fund
06/19/2014 - Big Banks to Get Higher Capital Requirement
06/19/2014 - Ally Bank Celebrates Five Years of Steady Growth and Customer Satisfaction
06/19/2014 - WVEC Small Business Competition Announces Women Veteran Entrepreneur Awardees
06/19/2014 - Agencies Will Start Hearing What Their Employees Really Think This Summer
06/12/2014 - U.S. House Approves Transportation, Housing Measure
06/12/2014 - SBA Proposes Revisions to Size Standards
06/12/2014 - California to Spend $600 Million on Housing for Homeless Veterans
06/12/2014 - Only 13 Black Newspapers Added to Court-approved Plan for Tobacco Apology Ads
06/12/2014 - Greenlining Institute Applauds SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet’s Focus on Diverse Entrepreneurs
06/12/2014 - Is $487K Too Little to Pay Federal Contractors?
06/12/2014 - Loans Are Growing Too Slowly for Impatient Bank Execs and Investors
06/12/2014 - The SBA's Plan to Boost Loans to Minority Entrepreneurs
06/12/2014 - U.S. Mid-Size Companies are Turning to International Markets for Financial Success
06/12/2014 - Ruby Dee dead at 91: Legendary stage and screen actress — and Civil Rights leader — frequently costarred with husband Ossie Davis
06/05/2014 - How Executive Incentives Compounded the VA’s Problems
06/05/2014 - Sacramento Moves Forward with $2B Wastewater Upgrade Project
06/05/2014 - Consumers Beware: 5 Tips to Keep you Scam-Free this Summer
06/05/2014 - Economic Collapse
06/05/2014 - The Cost of Doing Business
06/05/2014 - The Difficult Math of Inequality
06/05/2014 - Los Angeles sues big banks for predatory mortgages but unlikely to win
06/05/2014 - Bank of the West Named Best Bank Employer by Hispanic Network Magazine Among 2014's "Best of the Best" for Diversity
06/05/2014 - Wells Fargo launches Wells Fargo Works for Small BusinessSM
06/02/2014 - What Housing Recovery?
06/02/2014 - Tustin Unified Schools Receive $600,000 Irvine Company Excellence in Education Grant
06/02/2014 - Bank of the West Opens Wealth Management Center in Newport Beach
06/02/2014 - Big U.S. banks must boost capital by $68 billion under new rules
06/02/2014 - Banks Gain Insight Into Supplier Diversity
05/30/2014 - Talking Proud Archives --- Military The 761st Black Panthers, they came out fighting
05/23/2014 - Turner School of Construction Management Program Graduation
05/23/2014 - City Approves Arena Deal
05/23/2014 - SFPUC’s First Annual Women in Construction Exposition
05/23/2014 - California Law Students Seek Redemption for an Asian Lawyer
05/23/2014 - Purple Line Extension secures $1.25-billion federal New Starts grant
05/23/2014 - Bank of America’s “Express Your Thanks” Campaign Returns Ahead of Memorial Day
05/23/2014 - Banks Should Diversify Their Supplier Networks
05/21/2014 - “Infrastructure” Is the Word of the Week
05/21/2014 - Donald Sterling on Magic Johnson: ‘What Does He Do for Black People? He Doesn’t Do Anything’
05/21/2014 - Obama administration launches online Veterans Employment Center
05/21/2014 - A New “Collaboration” for Veterans in Franchising
05/21/2014 - Bank of America Small Business Owner Report Finds Los Angeles Small Business Owners Confident in Local Economy
05/21/2014 - Wells Fargo survey: Small business optimism continues to slowly improve
05/09/2014 - Miss. Congressman: Clarence Thomas Is an ‘Uncle Tom’
05/09/2014 - Certified to win: City’s minority and women-owned businesses turn government biz into profits
05/09/2014 - Contractor Structure Tone Agrees to Pay $55 Million in Fraud Plea
05/09/2014 - Workers’ compensation fraud and habitual lying result in eight year sentence
05/09/2014 - State Hires AECOM to Study Sites for New Buffalo Bills Stadium
05/09/2014 - Bank of America defends response to error in face-off with shareholders
05/09/2014 - BBVA Compass hires veteran banker to lead its loan production office in the Bay Area
05/09/2014 - Chase Joins SBA in Celebrating 2014 National Small Business Week
05/09/2014 - Wells Fargo Insurance Completes Sale of 40 Office Locations to USI Insurance Services
05/08/2014 - Spotlight: Naomi Kelly, San Francisco City Administrator
05/01/2014 - $360 MILLION TO BE DISTRIBUTED FOR TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS THAT ENCOURAGE BIKING, WALKING, AND PROMOTE A HEALTHIER CALIFORNIA
05/01/2014 - $150M available to states to implement or expand job-driven training programs for laid-off workers
05/01/2014 - Mayor Lee’s Statement on Federal Grow America Act of 2014
05/01/2014 - When Black Hair Is Against the Rules
05/01/2014 - 6 Tried and True Tips For Today’s Entrepreneurs: From The Founder of NonProfitEasy
05/01/2014 - Black Capitalism – Fulfillment or Failure?
05/01/2014 - Congress to Feds: You're On the Hook for Spending Transparency
04/25/2014 - Japan’s Historical Meeting With S.F. African American Chamber
04/25/2014 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor cries foul on affirmative action decision
04/25/2014 - Minority businesses tap into mentor networks for growth
04/25/2014 - The Year Ahead: 5 Social Media Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
04/25/2014 - Should a Small Business Owner Take Accounting Courses?
04/25/2014 - Bank of the West Launches Blog Featuring Financial and Economic Insights
04/25/2014 - Ex-Im Bank and MBDA Announce Expansion of its Partnership
04/25/2014 - SBA Honors 2014 Export Lenders of the Year
04/17/2014 - Do Supplier Diversity Programs Work?
04/17/2014 - NBA President: Blacks Should Be ‘Almost Religious’ About Supporting Black Businesses
04/14/2014 - The 21st Century Majority: Empowering a New Nation
04/14/2014 - Paycheck Fairness Act Fails to Move Forward in Senate
04/14/2014 - Mayor Lee Announces Selected Startups for Entrepreneurship-In-Residence Program
04/14/2014 - New Business Ideas for the Budding Entrepreneur
04/14/2014 - Creating a Written Business Plan
04/14/2014 - Jimmy Carter addresses Civil Rights Summit
04/14/2014 - Calif. Masonry Firms in $1.9M Settlement of Alleged False DBE Claims
04/03/2014 - Bill would direct 25 percent of state contracts to small businesses
04/03/2014 - Turner Construction kicks off Turner School of Construction Management Program
04/03/2014 - National Baptist Candidate Calls Black Church Too Quiet, Passive, Disconnected
04/03/2014 - Record-breaking visitor spending up 5.1 percent from 2012. Visitors to San Francisco up 2.3 percent.
04/03/2014 - For Native Americans, Losing Tribal Membership Tests Identity
04/03/2014 - How to Create Big Financial Success in Your Business
04/03/2014 - Selling the local angle will get tougher as online banking grows
04/03/2014 - California Banks Buy Little from Minority-Owned Businesses, New Study Finds
03/14/2014 - San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce and City of San Francisco Confront Boycott
03/14/2014 - A Snapshot of San Francisco's Elder Ghetto
03/14/2014 - The Port of San Francisco: Diversity abounds
03/14/2014 - A good, stubborn Irishman
03/14/2014 - Bank of the West Supports the City of Los Angeles During 2013 Tax Season
02/28/2014 - African American Moments in History - Abolitionist or Terrorist?
02/28/2014 - Mayor Lee, Supervisors & SFMTA Announce $6.8 Million Gift from Google to Fund Free Muni for Low Income Youth
02/28/2014 - AGC: Obama's Transportation Proposal Should Further Transit Bill Debate
02/28/2014 - Enough Is Enough: Congress Must Pay Its Bills
02/28/2014 - FDIC-Insured Institutions Earned $40.3 Billion in the Fourth Quarter of 2013
02/28/2014 - Know Your Worth: If We Don’t Know, We Can’t Grow Our Community
02/28/2014 - Escaping The Old Boy Network The Banking Industry And Supplier Diversity
02/27/2014 - FDIC-Insured Institutions Earned $40.3 Billion in the Fourth Quarter of 2013 Full-Year Net Income Rose to $154.7 Billion
02/14/2014 - Who Pays Most for California's Energy?
02/14/2014 - Senator Boxer – 1000 Groups Urging Us to Pass Transportation Bill Now
02/14/2014 - Willie Brown Reflects On Naming Of Bay Bridge Western Span In His Honor
02/06/2014 - Expedia CruiseShipCenters to Open New Store in Bay Area This March
02/06/2014 - Accelerating Affluence and Perpetuating Poverty
02/01/2014 - Vote for this business to help them win one of ten small business grants from FedEx, including the $25,000 grand prize.
01/30/2014 - The Revolution Must Be Financed
01/30/2014 - Obama to Congress: ‘Give America a raise’ and restore American Dream
01/30/2014 - Keeping it all afloat at the Port of San Francisco
01/28/2014 - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Hold Auto Lenders Accountable For Illegal, Discriminatory Markup
01/28/2014 - BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Ongoing Rise in Optimism for 2014 Growth
01/17/2014 - How Did the Financial Crisis Affect Small Business Lending in the United States?
01/17/2014 - What is the Federal Reserve doing to help small businesses get credit?
01/17/2014 - Women of Color Keep High-SpeedRail Project on Track
01/17/2014 - Latina Hurdles Obstacles, Climbs to top of Business World
01/17/2014 - Look South: Increasing U.S. Trade with Latin America
01/17/2014 - Report Highlights Buying Power of Asian American Consumers
01/17/2014 - Janet Yellen confirmed as Federal Reserve chief
12/24/2013 - The case for a six-hour workday
12/24/2013 - The Correct Answer
12/24/2013 - The caffeine-free guide to staying sharp at work
12/24/2013 - Americans Get Their Financial Houses in Order for 2014 According to a New Wells Fargo Survey
12/24/2013 - Selfishness over Sacrifice by James Clingman
12/24/2013 - Could Big Batteries Be Big Business In California?
12/24/2013 - FACTS ON ETHNIC ELDERS: Study Shows Racial Gap in Pension, Retirement Savings
12/06/2013 - Institute without Boundaries: Connecting Divided Places 2014-2015
12/06/2013 - Who should pay for urban infrastructure?
12/03/2013 - HIGH SPEED RAIL IS UNDERWAY IN AMERICA! - (Watch the New Conference Video...)
11/22/2013 - Housing Leads Construction Industry to Moderate Growth in 2014, According to McGraw Hill Construction
11/22/2013 - October Unemployment Rate Remained Higher for Blacks
11/22/2013 - Black Farmers Open Confab with Fresh Optimism—and Deep Pockets
11/22/2013 - SBA Celebrates National Native American Heritage Month
11/22/2013 - Liberty Bank Expands Southern Footprint
11/22/2013 - The Fable of the Long Term Federal Budget Crisis
11/15/2013 - Judge Weighs Whether to Block Calif. High-Speed Rail Spending
11/15/2013 - African Americans Still Face Obstacles in Federal Workplace, Report Finds
11/15/2013 - Women Entrepreneurs Mark 25th Anniversary of the Passage of the Women’s Business Ownership Act of 1988
11/15/2013 - Not feeling hammered — Contractors report growing optimism
11/15/2013 - A Community Bank Is Not A Little Big Bank
11/13/2013 - Profile of Veteran Business Owners: More Young Veterans Appear To Be Starting Businesses
11/12/2013 - Welcome to the Black Contractors Association
11/12/2013 - VIDEOS RELATED TO BLACK/AFRICAN AMERICAN CONTRACTORS, CONSTRUCTION
11/08/2013 - How Do We Fulfill the Promise of Public Transit in Los Angeles?
11/08/2013 - Booker takes oath of office in U.S. Senate
11/08/2013 - Just giving back - Buffalo Soldier and Veterans Day
11/08/2013 - Cathay Williams: The Only Black Woman Buffalo Soldier
11/08/2013 - Schedule for Minority Depository Institutions CBI Training Series Released
10/31/2013 - One tidbit from Mobility 21 conference: Mayor Garcetti says another transpo ballot measure is possible
10/31/2013 - Basic Facts About High-Speed/Intercity Passenger Rail
10/31/2013 - SBA Lending Activity in FY 2013 Shows SBA Continuing to Help Small Businesses Grow and Create Jobs
10/31/2013 - CDFI Fund Launches Second Capacity Building Initiative Series for Native CDFIs
10/30/2013 - THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY MEETS SUPPLIER DIVERSITY
10/25/2013 - Bonding Education Program Kicks Off in Washington, DC
10/25/2013 - Wannapreneur Warning! 10 Signs You’re Not Cut Out To Be An Entrepreneur
10/25/2013 - 5 Things Great Leaders Do…and Failing Ones Don’t
10/25/2013 - Debate: Should The U.S. Break Up Big Banks?
10/25/2013 - Vets deserve better than VA's practice of rewarding failure
10/25/2013 - How to Estimate the Cost of Starting a Business from Scratch
10/25/2013 - Kudos to the CBC Foundation, Inc.
10/18/2013 - When It Comes To Jobs, Not All Small Businesses Make It Big
10/18/2013 - Skanska To Break Ground on New South Lake Union Tower
10/18/2013 - Women, minorities pay a high price for procurement gains
10/18/2013 - Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco Exceeded Its Goal Of Housing 100 Chronically Homeless Veterans
10/18/2013 - American Planning Association Designates San Francisco’s Chinatown a Top 10 Great Neighborhood for 2013
10/18/2013 - AEC Firms Offer Mixed Reaction to Government Shutdown
10/18/2013 - Supreme Court Weighs Michigan Affirmative Action Ban
10/18/2013 - Justices voice support for state affirmative action ban
10/18/2013 - CLBC pushes ‘Agenda 2020’ to boost education, business and job opportunities for state’s African American residents
10/11/2013 - Catching the attention of the giant transportation industry
10/11/2013 - Minority Women Entrepreneurs Are Leading The Way For Small Business Growth
10/11/2013 - Step 1 in Successfully Competing for Contracts
10/11/2013 - Staggering: Percentage of Black Men Serving Life or Life Without Parole
10/11/2013 - Obama Signals: Join ‘Team Obamacare’ By Hazel Trice Edney
10/11/2013 - Affordable Care Premiums Lower Than Expected By Frederick H. Lowe
10/11/2013 - Black unemployment rate is consistently twice that of whites
10/11/2013 - Dear Dr. Butts by Langston Hughes
10/04/2013 - Tech Industry Fights to Keep EEO Data Secret: What Are Companies Hiding?
10/04/2013 - Q&A: Progressive Policies Put Richmond, Calif. In National Spotlight
10/04/2013 - What Is A Government Shutdown, How Does It Affect You?
10/04/2013 - Minority Women Entrepreneurs: Go-Getters Without Resources
10/04/2013 - Mom Turns Passion into Small Business
10/04/2013 - Report: Over 65,000 U.S. bridges in need of repair
10/04/2013 - Clearer Skies Ahead for Small Business Lending
09/26/2013 - How Small Business Owners Get Health Insurance
09/26/2013 - Health Insurance Exchanges and the Affordable Care Act: What To Expect on October 1
09/26/2013 - When It Comes To Businesses, How Big Is Small?
09/26/2013 - The Move Toward Democracy: Will Vietnam Be Next?
09/26/2013 - Key Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act for Self-Employed Individuals
09/26/2013 - Key Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act for Employers with Fewer Than 25 Employees
09/26/2013 - Key Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act for Employers with Up to 50 Employees
09/26/2013 - Key Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act for Employers with 50 or More Employees
09/26/2013 - Obama Administration: ‘Affordable Care Act’ Can Help Minorities Overcome Health Disparities
09/26/2013 - For-Profit Online Insurance Brokers Gear Up To Sell Obamacare
09/19/2013 - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Makes Historic Deposit in Black Banks By Hazel Trice Edney
09/19/2013 - The story behind Hispanic Heritage Month
09/19/2013 - Supervisor Mark Farrell Introduces Resolution to Create New Public-Private Partnership With Kiva to Aid San Francisco’s Entrepreneur and Small Business Communities
09/19/2013 - How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business
09/19/2013 - Minority-Owned Small Businesses Trail as U.S. Contracts Shrink
09/19/2013 - NAACP Silent as Federal Contracts to Minority-Owned Small Businesses Drop
09/19/2013 - How to Project Expenses for a New Business
09/19/2013 - Small Business Administration Head Leaving Soon, Who Will Takeover?
09/12/2013 - 16 Surprising Statistics About Small Businesses
09/12/2013 - EPA Awards $60,000 in Environmental Justice Grants to Northern California Projects
09/12/2013 - I’m a Vet, I’m Unemployed, Now What?
09/12/2013 - If you’re hiring, give a veteran a chance
09/12/2013 - Hiring need spurs CEO push for diversity
09/12/2013 - GSA owes more than $3 million to small businesses
09/12/2013 - 6 Step Guide- How to Get a Business Loan
09/12/2013 - Five Tips for Finding Small Business Friendly Banks
09/05/2013 - Minority Contractors Fight For More Fed Dollars
09/05/2013 - L’EARNing to Save: New Toolbox Aims to Help Low-Income Families Save $1 Billion
09/05/2013 - Households Headed by Single-Black Men Increased in 2012
09/05/2013 - U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces First Business Development Mission to Mexico
09/05/2013 - Plan to Stay in Business
09/05/2013 - Why is Everyone Talking About Africa?
09/05/2013 - U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $474 Million for 52 TIGER 2013 Projects in 37 States
09/05/2013 - PostNet Re-Ignites Franchise Growth After Honing New Business Model
09/05/2013 - Molly Maid Franchisees 'Cleaning Up' in South Florida Sales
08/29/2013 - Dr. King’s Legacy
08/29/2013 - Inside The 'Bossless' Office, Where The Team Takes Charge
08/29/2013 - The Billion Dollar Roundtable
08/29/2013 - Expo shutterbug says so long
08/29/2013 - FDIC-Insured Institutions Earned $42.2 Billion in the Second Quarter of 2013
08/22/2013 - Pan American Bank CEO Named Among Top 20 Banking Influencers in Social Media
08/22/2013 - Mayor Lee & Supervisor Farrell Launch City's Down Payment Home Loan Assistance Program For First Responders
08/22/2013 - Making the Connection Between Air Travel, Exports, and Jobs
08/22/2013 - Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Compliance and Reporting
08/22/2013 - DWC Posts Proposed Changes to the Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule Regulations to Online Forum for Public Comment
08/22/2013 - Small Businesses Scrambling More for Federal Contracts
08/22/2013 - Lawmaker Seeks to End IRS’ Role as Political Arbiter
08/22/2013 - Small business optimism improves to highest levels since Great Recession, but recovery is slow
08/15/2013 - 'Shovel-ready' bullet train construction delayed again
08/15/2013 - 7 Reasons Why Really Small Businesses Should Join Their Industry Trade Association To Succeed
08/15/2013 - For Victor MacFarlane, the comeback trail includes $1 billion worth of project in D.C.
08/08/2013 - SHOP Spells Relief for Small Business
08/08/2013 - For Ethiopian Women, Construction Jobs Offer A Better Life
08/08/2013 - The Return of Segregation
08/08/2013 - Are We There Yet? Urban Farming
08/08/2013 - Gov. Brown steps in to prevent BART strike
08/08/2013 - How Will Light Rail Change Inglewood?
08/08/2013 - End of the line for Expo legal challenge
08/01/2013 - Celebrating 10 Years of Passenger Service Between Union Station and Pasadena on the Gold Line
08/01/2013 - Privately-funded public works. Is it possible? – A Q&A
08/01/2013 - Unleashing the Economic Potential of Women
08/01/2013 - Why Some Minority Firms Grow Faster than Others
08/01/2013 - Where the economy stands for Black Americans
08/01/2013 - 5 Reasons to Attend Live Small Business Conferences
08/01/2013 - Tips from the experts: Getting your marketing & sales teams working together
08/01/2013 - Presenting the North San Diego Small Business Development Center
07/26/2013 - Lynn B. Reddrick, Manager of the Supplier Diversity Program
07/26/2013 - Follow the Leader: Skanska
07/26/2013 - San Francisco's Black Community -- Where Did We Go?
07/26/2013 - Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) Board Approves $1.27 Billion Contract for Crenshaw/LAX Project
07/26/2013 - Twelve Sacramento City Unified ‘Green Teams’ Awarded Measure Q Bond Money for Sustainability Upgrades and Innovations
07/18/2013 - Small Business Administration Diverts Contracts to Fortune 500 Firms, According to the American Small Business League
07/18/2013 - Another Year of Record Breaking Performance for MBDA
07/18/2013 - Public works match-making event pulls out the stops in Santa Ana, Calif.
07/18/2013 - Prevailing Wage: Moving Forward in California, Backward in Other States
07/18/2013 - How Small Businesses Can Avoid Loan Rejection
07/11/2013 - Experts Propose Quick Fix for Bay Bridge, Elected Officials Balk at Sudden Change
07/11/2013 - Building Trades Bills Continue Advance Through Committees
07/11/2013 - DOMA and Voting Rights Don't Compare
07/11/2013 - Orange County SBDC Receives $150,000 Grant from the Union Bank Foundation
07/11/2013 - Growing a Healthy Business With Help From the SBDC
07/11/2013 - Santa Ana-based Institute for Women Entrepreneurs merges with OCSBDC
07/11/2013 - NABOB targeting $750 million in federal advertising for Black-owned radio, television
07/03/2013 - What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?
06/27/2013 - A Long, Slow Drift From Racial Justice
06/27/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks on the Supreme Court Decision in Shelby County V. Holder
06/27/2013 - Voting Rights Act: Supreme Court Decision Shifts Focus to Congress
06/27/2013 - Illegal Contractors Advertising on Internet Still Being Caught in Los Angeles Area CSLB Stings
06/27/2013 - Is Your Capabilities Statement Sending The Right Message?
06/27/2013 - NMAC Lauds Supreme Court Decisions on Same-Sex Marriage
06/27/2013 - Small Businesses, Workers Benefit from Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA
06/20/2013 - California high-speed rail approves cheapest firm to start building first phase
06/20/2013 - Beyond the Video: Why Your Small Business Needs a Customized Staff Training System
06/20/2013 - Conflict between federal and California state prevailing wage rates: A Q&A
06/16/2013 - Happy National Small Business Week – Online and Across the Country
06/13/2013 - Readout on the First-Ever White House Hispanic Business Leaders’ Forum
06/13/2013 - Gov. Brown Highlights Chinese Investments in Oakland
06/13/2013 - Prevailing wage recoupment reporting: A Q&A
06/13/2013 - California labor commissioner holds prime contractors responsible for its subcontractors
06/13/2013 - CDFI Fund Creates New Capacity Building Initiative Training for CDFI Minority Depository Institutions
06/13/2013 - Wells Fargo Announces Record $6.4 Billion in Environmental Financing in 2012
06/07/2013 - U.S. Small Business Administration - EVENT SCHEDULE
06/06/2013 - Black bankers aim to empower communities through ‘People’s Economic Movement’
06/06/2013 - Sole proprietors and prevailing wages: A Q&A
06/06/2013 - EPA Survey Shows $384 Billion Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure by 2030
06/06/2013 - Investigation by Attorney General Leads to $1 Million Recoupment to the District in Settlement with Maryland Contractor for Its Abuse of CBE Program
06/06/2013 - Black Entrepreneurs Are Improving Their Online Performance
06/06/2013 - Is Measuring Web Statistics a Waste of Time for Minority Owned Businesses?
06/06/2013 - “You Will Starve Trying To Help Black Owned Businesses” So What!
06/06/2013 - Why Black Owned Companies Must Use Keywords
06/06/2013 - Covered California Selects CHCC For $600,000 Grant To Educate Latino Businesses About Affordable Care Act
06/06/2013 - California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce Celebrates its Historic 35th Anniversary at Annual Convention
05/30/2013 - Mayor Lee Announces San Francisco International Airport (SFO) Ten-Year Capital Improvement Plan
05/30/2013 - SFMTA awards Central Subway’s largest and final major construction contract
05/30/2013 - San Francisco Human Rights: Reaching 50 years and still going strong
05/30/2013 - Port of Oakland Announces New Executive Director
05/30/2013 - Valencia Sewer System to Get Green Improvements
05/30/2013 - Franchise Business Resources For Veterans Abound
05/30/2013 - CO-LENDING PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESS
05/30/2013 - WORKING CAPITAL INITIATIVE FOR COMMUNITY NEEDS
05/30/2013 - DIRECT REAL ESTATE LENDING PROGRAM
05/30/2013 - CHILD CARE FACILITY FINANCING PROGRAM
05/23/2013 - RapidAdvance Turns to National Television Advertising Campaign to Reach Small Business Owners
05/23/2013 - WASTED WEALTH
05/23/2013 - In Lawsuit against IRS, CREW Continues Battle to Close 501(c)(4) Loophole
05/23/2013 - Like Share Print IRS To Be Closed May 24, Four Other Days Due to Budget and Sequester; Filing and Payment Deadlines Unchanged
05/23/2013 - Union Bank Named One of Top 10 Regional Companies on 2013 DiversityInc Specialty List
05/23/2013 - SBA Announces New Initiative with Top Lenders To Help Veterans Become Entrepreneurs
05/16/2013 - A Path to Success for Diverse Businesses
05/16/2013 - Brown’s Revised Budget Takes Funds from Struggling Communities
05/16/2013 - Confronting Poor Job Performers
05/16/2013 - Election Drama Offers 'Lessons in Diversity' for One Calif. City
05/16/2013 - Calif. Senate Panel Grills Caltrans About Bay Bridge Broken Bolts
05/16/2013 - Are We There Yet? The Bias Of Traffic Engineering
05/16/2013 - Michelle Obama, Jill Biden: Businesses must hire more vets
05/16/2013 - Wells Fargo adds bankers, launches new secured credit products to help more small businesses
05/16/2013 - CPUC Program to Encourage Procurement from Diverse Suppliers Hits New Record
05/16/2013 - CPUC Creates Citation Program for Violations of Mitigation Measures
05/09/2013 - Assemblymember Holden's Actions to Amend AB 366 Sign of Integrity and True Leadership
05/09/2013 - SBA Finalizes Rule Adopting Changes to Contracting Program for Women-Owned Small Businesses
05/09/2013 - Leadership And Management: What Are We Talking About?
05/09/2013 - SFAA MEMBERS DISCUSS IMPORTANT SURETY ISSUES WITH LAWMAKERS
05/09/2013 - Is Your Leadership Hurting the Bottom Line?
05/09/2013 - Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee Approves Substitute For Broken Rods
05/09/2013 - Metro to receive more than $390 million to improve public transit and air quality
05/09/2013 - CDFI Fund Releases Application Demand for the FY 2013 NACA Program Funding Round
05/02/2013 - President Obama Will Long be Remembered as the Father of US High Speed Rail
05/02/2013 - President Announces Nomination of Anthony Foxx as next USDOT Secretary
05/02/2013 - Remarks by the President on the Nomination of Mayor Anthony Foxx as Secretary of Transportation
05/02/2013 - Partnership Preserves Printed Past
05/02/2013 - Working on the railroad
04/25/2013 - 9th Circuit upholds Caltrans’ preferences on contracts for ethnic groups, women
04/25/2013 - Making tracks to the Westside
04/25/2013 - New Study Highlights U.S. Small and ‘Micro’ Businesses as Engines for Job Creation
04/18/2013 - IMMIGRATION PROPOSAL'S ARBITRARY CAP ON CONSTRUCTION WORKERS WOULD UNDERMINE ECONOMIC RECOVERY, OFFICIAL CAUTIONS
04/18/2013 - Mayor Lee & Supervisors Announce Townhall Series on City’s Budget
04/18/2013 - 7 Sure-Fire Success Principles
04/18/2013 - Local Business Enterprise Program
04/15/2013 - SIGNS ARE EXTREMELY IMPORTANT TO BUILDING SOLID BUSINESS
04/11/2013 - Human Rights Commission Celebrating 50 Years
04/11/2013 - Top 5 Investment Mistakes Made by Small Businesses
04/11/2013 - New Report Says Better Bank Lending will Improve Small Business Exports
04/04/2013 - My Dinner With Dr. King
04/04/2013 - Rep. Janice Hahn holds press event to announce grants to help people land jobs at Metro
04/04/2013 - Mayor Lee Announces Online Tool To Help Entrepreneurs & Businesses Start, Stay & Grow In San Francisco
04/04/2013 - How Business Owners Can Successfully Approach Retirement
03/29/2013 - SBA and Experian Launch Online Cash Flow Management Tool for Small Disadvantaged and Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone Firms
03/29/2013 - Expo 2’s ahead of the curve
03/29/2013 - Paul Lane - Bureau Chief and Morning Show Host of KCAA Radio, Loma Linda, California
03/26/2013 - Goodrich Corp. To Clean Up Contamination At Rialto Superfund Site
03/26/2013 - The Pilot in Command
03/21/2013 - 8 Essential Elements for Success
03/21/2013 - Women’s History Month: A Bright Future For Women-Owned Small Businesses
03/21/2013 - How Business Owners Can Increase Site Traffic Through Video
03/14/2013 - The Liberals Against Affirmative Action
03/14/2013 - Looks Like We Made It! 10 Reasons Why Now is a Great Time to Be a Woman in Business
03/14/2013 - Measure J Final Vote Tally
03/07/2013 - Working From Home: The End Of Productivity Or The Future Of Work?
03/07/2013 - Confused About Bonding?
03/07/2013 - SBA Announces Revisions to Surety Bond Guarantee Program
03/07/2013 - SBA Announces Change to WOSB Contracting Program
03/07/2013 - The Death Of Debts: Debt Consolidation Vs Debt Negotiation
03/06/2013 - NWBC Executive Director Addresses Women Veteran Entrepreneurs
02/27/2013 - Federal Watchdog Office Saves Small Businesses $2.4 Billion in Regulatory Costs
02/27/2013 - Reasons Why You Should Pursue Project Management Certification
02/26/2013 - INNER CITY 100 - Fastest growing inner city businesses in the U.S.
02/22/2013 - It Pays to Check Your Credit Report
02/21/2013 - It’s About Time for “Fix It First”: Why One Expert Approves of President Obama’s Plan for Repairing the Nation’s Infrastructure
02/21/2013 - Too Young for Medicare, Couple Gets Coverage Under Obamacare
02/21/2013 - Mayor Lee, Board President Chiu & SFMTA Announce North Beach Pagoda Lease Terms for Central Subway Project
02/21/2013 - Who’s Managing Your Data?
02/21/2013 - Real Estate Investing – Why Choosing Your Agent Makes All the Difference
02/21/2013 - Wells Fargo’s ATMs know you better
02/15/2013 - High-Speed Rail Authority Selects Team To Manage Central Valley Construction
02/15/2013 - SBA Administrator Karen Mills Announces Her Departure
02/15/2013 - Mayor Lee Celebrates Positive Impact of Community Benefit Districts
02/15/2013 - Workmans Comp: What New Business Owners Should Know
02/15/2013 - Business Loans and Intoxicating Circumstances
01/17/2013 - Pasadena to Azusa Update
01/17/2013 - More than Half of Working Adults Plan to go Back to School and the Majority will Take an Online Course
01/17/2013 - 5 Leadership Lessons From Martin Luther King Jr.
01/10/2013 - A Business Owner’s Guide to a Happy Year: Nine “Resolutions” for Creating the Best Odds for Success in 2013
01/10/2013 - Employee Or Independent Contractor: A Question Of Control?
01/10/2013 - SENATOR PRICE VOTED “2012 SENATE SMALL BUSINESS LEGISLATOR OF THE YEAR” BY CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AND ROUNDTABLE
01/10/2013 - CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL KAMALA D. HARRIS ADMINISTERS OATH OF OFFICE TO SUPERVISOR LONDON BREED
01/04/2013 - President Obama Recognizes 150 Anniversary Of Emancipation Proclamation
01/04/2013 - CONSTRUCTION SPENDING SLIPS IN NOVEMBER BUT RISES FROM YEAR-AGO LEVEL; ASSOCIATION OFFICIALS PREDICT MORE PRIVATE SPENDING, LESS PUBLIC FUNDING
12/27/2012 - ASPiRE is First and Only National Cable Television Network to Receive Minority Business Enterprise Certification
12/27/2012 - SBA Seeks Applications from Investment Fund Managers For Year Two of its Early Stage Capital Program
12/27/2012 - 2012 Accomplishments, 2013 Horizons
12/27/2012 - Surprising Ways a Small Business Can Profit From the False Claims Act
12/27/2012 - Personal Loans; Tips and Guidelines for the Borrower
12/27/2012 - 10 Tips To Remember When Filling The Tax Return In 2013
12/20/2012 - SBA Lender Awards for Fiscal Year 2012 (San Diego District)
12/20/2012 - Developer Lennar Corp. Borrows $1.7B From Chinese Bank for Two San Francisco Projects
12/20/2012 - FDIC Report Provides Overview of Mobile Payments Services
12/20/2012 - Mayor Lee Issues Executive Directive to Improve Delivery of Capital Projects & Promote Efficiency
12/20/2012 - Are You Aware of How Much Fraud Can Impact Your Business?
12/14/2012 - The Small Business Investment Company Program Annual Report Shows Record Capital for Small Businesses
12/14/2012 - Developer Lennar Corp. Borrows $1.7B From Chinese Bank for Two San Francisco Projects
12/13/2012 - 2011 FDIC Survey of Banks’ Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked
12/13/2012 - Small and Mid-Sized Business Leaders Anticipate Uptick in Business Conditions during the Next Six Months
12/06/2012 - Illinois Department of Transportation DIVERSITY MATTERS!
12/06/2012 - Wireless terminals give you extra points of sale wherever you need them
12/06/2012 - Create Your Business Plan
11/29/2012 - 7 Principles for Small Business to Adopt to Survive the Next 5 Years
11/29/2012 - SBA 7(a) Loan
11/29/2012 - 18 Amazing Facts About Small Business in America
11/20/2012 - Talent tensions ahead: A CEO briefing
11/20/2012 - First Electronic Metro ExpressLanes Display Message Boards go Live along 14-miles of the I-10 San Bernardino Freeway set to Debut in early 2013
11/15/2012 - Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)
11/15/2012 - Large Corporate Benefits Reach Smaller American Businesses in a Substantial Way
11/15/2012 - EXPERTS ON CALIFORNIA’S HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM AVAILABLE FOR MEDIA INTERVIEWS ON PROPOSITION 30
11/15/2012 - San Francisco City Hall & Seven Other Historic Civic Center Buildings File For LEED Certification
11/15/2012 - Outside Services for Small Business Can Help Your Bottom Line
11/08/2012 - SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record For Third Year in a Row
11/08/2012 - Beverly Johnson: Getting real about Affirmative Action
11/02/2012 - Finding Subcontracting Opportunities with Major Corporations
11/02/2012 - Mayor Lee Announces Significant Step Forward in Central Waterfront Revitalization & Job Creation
11/02/2012 - University a leader in developing minor in Urban Civic Education
10/25/2012 - Officials hold news conference on Expo Line Phase 2
10/25/2012 - McGraw-Hill Forecasts 6% Construction Increase in 2013
10/25/2012 - SBA’s Growth Capital Program Sets Record For Third Year in a Row
10/19/2012 - Women Impacting Public Policy Launches Export N.O.W.—New Opportunities Worldwide
10/19/2012 - EPA lauds WET Center’s commitment to water infrastructure
10/19/2012 - What is Measure J? The Metro Board of Directors authorized placing Measure J on the November ballot.
10/19/2012 - ¿Qué es la Medida J? La Junta Directiva de Metro autorizó incluir la Medida J en la boleta de noviembre.
10/19/2012 - An Inclusive Vision of Entrepreneurship
10/19/2012 - How to Handle Employees When Selling Your Business
10/19/2012 - 10 Ways Your Small Business Is Being Ripped Off
10/11/2012 - Affirmative Action: What If the Supreme Court Ends It?
10/11/2012 - Obama Administration Announces $20 Million for 10 Public-Private Partnerships to Support American Manufacturing and Encourage Investment in the U.S.
10/11/2012 - Mayor Lee Honors Community Leaders & Organizations with Latino Heritage Awards
10/11/2012 - After a Hurricane – Getting Your Small Business Back Up and Running
10/11/2012 - How to Prevent Employee Credit Card Fraud
10/11/2012 - You Don't Have to Write a Business Plan from Scratch
10/04/2012 - New Report: Vibrant Small Businesses Provide Economic
10/04/2012 - Tips for Creating Championship Teams in Business
10/04/2012 - $63 Million in Federal Funds for Transportation Investments in Alameda County
10/04/2012 - Growing Importance of Financial Providers
10/04/2012 - How Payday Loans Work for People With Bad Credit
10/02/2012 - 5 Things Great Leaders Do…and Failing Ones Don’t
09/27/2012 - About the San Francisco SBDC
09/27/2012 - CDFI Fund Announces First Capacity Building Initiative Training for CDFIs Working with Small Businesses
09/27/2012 - Is your Business Idea Patentable? A Guide to What Entrepreneurs Can Patent
09/27/2012 - How a DUI can Affect Your Ability to Get a Small Business Loan
09/27/2012 - Choosing The Right Personal Accident Insurance Cover
09/27/2012 - Tips for Creating Championship Teams in Business
09/27/2012 - Judge Issues First-of-Its-Kind Ruling Since Expanded Whistleblower Protection of Dodd-Frank Act
09/21/2012 - CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT DECLINED IN 30 STATES BETWEEN AUGUST 2011 AND 2012
09/20/2012 - SBA and Hispanic Chamber launch Joint Project in Eight States
09/20/2012 - Hire a Contractor or an Employee?
09/20/2012 - Plan To Fail: Successful Business Planning Starts with Failure
09/20/2012 - New Data Shows San Francisco Area Exports Exceed $23 Billion
09/20/2012 - Barry A. Sanders Sports Field
09/20/2012 - How SEO Can Benefit Your Company
09/20/2012 - Does My Business Need An Injury and Illness Prevention Program?
09/13/2012 - FEDERAL REGISTER - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise: Program Implementation Modifications; Proposed Rule
09/13/2012 - All the Right Words – What Your New Business Contract Should Say
09/13/2012 - 5 Top Triggers For An IRS Audit
09/13/2012 - Why Your Business Should Join Gripevine
09/12/2012 - SBA, AARP Team Up for National Encore Entrepreneur Mentor Day
09/12/2012 - 5 Ways Women Will Lead the Economic Turnaround
09/11/2012 - New SBA Web Tool Helps with Market Research
09/11/2012 - Governor Brown Announces Appointments to GO-Biz Executive Team
09/11/2012 - Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Strengthen Economic Development and International Trade in California
09/06/2012 - 5 Ways Women Will Lead the Economic Turnaround
09/04/2012 - California Responds to Louisiana's Call for Recovery Assistance
08/30/2012 - GasBuddy: For American Consumers, Fuel Prices Add Insult To Injury 
08/30/2012 - Young Entrepreneurships
08/30/2012 - Port of Oakland - Director of Social Responsibility
08/30/2012 - New Online One-Stop Shop Makes Working With The City Easier For Local Contractors
08/30/2012 - Online Payment Services – Are They a Good Fit for Your Small Business?
08/30/2012 - Get Your Credit Score Out Of The Dumps
08/23/2012 - DGS Tops Small Business & DVBE Contract Goals
08/23/2012 - How To Choose The Right Ownership Structure For Your Business
08/17/2012 - Obama Administration on Idle Earmark Projects: Use It or Lose It “We Can’t Wait” Action Helps States Put People to Work, Improve Infrastructure
08/16/2012 - High-Speed Rail Authority Board Sets Aggressive Goal For DBE Participation
08/16/2012 - Billing Invoice Templates – For The Tech Savvy Business Owners
08/16/2012 - Applying For A Student loan –Some Things To Remember
08/10/2012 - Questions to Ask When Buying a Business
08/10/2012 - Robert L. Johnson, the Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies
08/10/2012 - Linda Alvarado, Entrepreneur Born: Albuquerque, New Mexico
08/10/2012 - 4 Reasons That Could Lead a Household to a Certain Financial Doom
08/10/2012 - Which Type of Cloud Is Right For Your Business?
08/10/2012 - What to Look For in Your Business Loan Agreement’s Fine Print
08/02/2012 - Net Operating Loss Carryback/ Liability from theft of your Bank Account/ IT Vendor
08/02/2012 - Mayor Lee Celebrates SPUR Ocean Beach Master Plan
08/02/2012 - Rake in the Deal With Balance of Art & Science
08/02/2012 - Partnerships Built To Last For Small Business: SBA Forges New Alliance With US Black Chamber
07/20/2012 - CHARO-SBA Women’s Business Center Fashions Success Plan To Assist Women Owned Public Relations Firm
07/19/2012 - SBA Launches Operation Boots to Business Training for Transitioning Veterans
07/19/2012 - Grab A Slice Of The Government Pie
07/19/2012 - Empowered UCLA Extension Reinvents Education and Career Counseling for Today’s Job Market
07/16/2012 - The Nation’s African American Physicians Convene to Address Changing Landscape of Health in the United States
07/06/2012 - Passage of Transportation Bill is a Victory for Construction Industry and Economy
07/06/2012 - U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Announces $29 Million to Help Veterans and Military Families
07/06/2012 - Construction Spending Hits 2-1/2 Year Peak In May As Gains In Private Nonresidential And Residential Building Offset Public Downturn
07/06/2012 - Is Your Small Business a Target for Cyber Crime?
07/06/2012 - What Implications Will Divorce Have For Your Small Business?
07/06/2012 - Protect Your Business from Clients Who Can’t Pay
07/06/2012 - The Difference Between a Trade Name and a Trademark
06/28/2012 - SB-1234 Retirement savings plans.(2011-2012)
06/28/2012 - Credit Cards Can Offer You More Than Convenience!
06/27/2012 - Remarks by Defense Secretary Panetta at the Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar
06/27/2012 - Lead Plaintiff in Supreme Court Case Available for Comment
06/20/2012 - EX-PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER PRODUCES MUSEUM QUALITY PAINTINGS IN HIS SPARE TIME – EXHIBIT OPENS JULY 5TH
06/15/2012 - Advocacy Brings Small Business Issues Back to Washington, D.C.
06/15/2012 - Construction employment declined in 30 states between May 2011 and 2012 while 27 States and D.C. lost jobs for the month as public construction shrinks
06/08/2012 - CDFI Fund to Address Needs of Small Businesses and Microenterprises
06/08/2012 - As Virtual Teaming Arrives, Discipline Still an Essential
06/08/2012 - Making Sure that You Can Afford Your Loan Repayments
06/08/2012 - Making Ends Meet Has Never Been Easier
06/08/2012 - Two Important Questions to Ask Before Accepting Mobile Money
05/31/2012 - How “Diversity Fatigue” Undermines Business Growth
05/31/2012 - Government Spending Slows, Black and Hispanic Contracts Fall
05/31/2012 - Obama Administration Shuts Down Minority Biz Dev Offices
05/24/2012 - Chouinard & Myhre, Inc. Wins 2012 IBM Choice Award for Top Mid-Market Business Partner in North America
05/17/2012 - Fact Sheet: Small Business Network of the Americas
05/17/2012 - Instead of Reducing Prices, Offer More Services
05/17/2012 - This Card Company Thinks Its Customers Should Tell It What to Do
05/11/2012 - FHLBank San Francisco Now Accepting Applications from Members for $1 Million in Predevelopment Funding
05/11/2012 - New Report: Tax Credits Could Help More Than 375,000 CA Small Businesses Provide Health Coverage for 2.4 Million Workers
05/11/2012 - What Is A Good Business Credit Score?
05/10/2012 - Xerox CEO, Theology Expert & Jazz Musician to Participate in Xavier University Commencement
05/10/2012 - Request for Proposals from General Contractors to Build Houses for NONDC
05/08/2012 - John Hope Franklin (Jan 2, 1915 - Mar. 25, 2009)
05/04/2012 - Letter from the President PG&E Supplier Diversity Commitment
05/04/2012 - 5 Ways To Set Your Small Business Apart From The Rest
04/26/2012 - Former President and Owner of Schuylkill Products Convicted in Largest Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Fraud in Nation’s History
04/26/2012 - President Obama, Vice President Biden to Announce $8 Billion for High-Speed Rail Projects across the Country
04/26/2012 - Paying Your Business Property (Real Estate) Taxes
04/26/2012 - Sales Tax Requirements for Your E-Business
04/26/2012 - Missed the Income Tax Deadline – IRS Offers Help for Taxpayers
04/19/2012 - BART rail extension to Silicon Valley will create jobs, provide more transit options
04/19/2012 - Secretary LaHood Announces DOT Mentor Protégé Pilot Program
04/19/2012 - Effective Rainmakers Can Make It Pour Sales
04/19/2012 - SBA Opens Second Round of Applications for Intermediary Lending Pilot Program
04/19/2012 - What Is a Business Line of Credit?
04/12/2012 - How Sunlight Can Improve Federal Contracting
04/12/2012 - What is a Microloan?
04/12/2012 - How Business Credit Cards Work
04/12/2012 - VTA Breaks Ground on BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project
04/12/2012 - Travis Watts: One man’s story of working his way up the construction ladder
04/08/2012 - Secretary LaHood Announces $9.98 Million to Strengthen U.S. Shipyard Competition
04/08/2012 - Handling A Crisis Could Make Or Break You
04/08/2012 - How to Prosper in the Current Economic Downturn
04/08/2012 - Five Reasons Your SBA Loan May Be Declined
04/05/2012 - Top 10 Business Schools With An Entrepreneurial Mindset
06/23/2011 - 6 Tips to Manage Your Availability
05/20/2011 - Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Recovery Resources

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