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07/20/2017 - Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure: MBDA Bringing Minority Firms to the Table for Eco-Rapid Transit Light Rail Project
07/19/2017 - Startup Funding
07/19/2017 - On Infrastructure, California Goes Back to Basics
07/19/2017 - Corporate Social Responsibility: What Your Small Business Needs to Know
07/19/2017 - Nonprofit Helps California's Asian-American Farmers Grow Their Businesses
07/13/2017 - California Governor Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg Launch
07/13/2017 - AECOM to acquire Shimmick Construction to expand its civil construction capabilities in the Western U.S.
07/12/2017 - Cap and Trade Deal Will Raise Costs, Hurt Small Businesses
07/12/2017 - An Open Data Hub That Builds Better Citizens
07/12/2017 - Small Business Credit Cards vs. Lines of Credit
07/12/2017 - Big Business in the Bayou: MBDA and Essence Celebrate Successful Launch of Path to Power Conference in New Orleans
07/12/2017 - What is Needed in an Effective Sales Pitch to Investors?
07/12/2017 - Aecom buying Shimmick in $175 million West Coast construction deal
07/12/2017 - Five Reasons Why Millennials Are Great For The Construction Industry
07/10/2017 - CEO Roundtables Program Expands To Six Louisiana Cities
07/06/2017 - The Rise of Minority Entrepreneurs
07/06/2017 - Ten Places Where Minority Start-Ups Are on the Rise
07/06/2017 - SBA Launches New HUBZONE Maps and Partners with U.S. Digital Service to Streamline and Enhance Online Services for Small Businesses
07/06/2017 - How To Overcome The Fear Of Being Your Own Boss
07/06/2017 - Start Up Loans For First Time Business Owners
07/05/2017 - America’s mayors are the renewable energy champions we need right now
06/29/2017 - Frederick Douglass 4th of July Speech - “The Hypocrisy of American Slavery, 1852”
06/29/2017 - How Contractors Can Get Bonded in Six Easy Steps
06/29/2017 - SBE Publishers Receive “Pinnacle” Award
06/29/2017 - An unconscionable Republican health care bill
06/28/2017 - These Women Want to Smash the Outdoor Industry's Glass Ceiling
06/28/2017 - Access to Capital: Challenge for Women and Minority Business Owners
06/22/2017 - The Future of U.S. Train Travel
06/22/2017 - To Keep Winning Federal Contracts, Small Businesses Say They Have to Spend More
06/22/2017 - SBA Chief Promises Women Contractors Greater Efficiency
06/22/2017 - Which Organizational Structure is Right for Your Business?
06/22/2017 - Why the Growth of Black Businesses is Skyrocketing
06/21/2017 - Corporate Venture Capital Can Be a Blessing or a Curse. Here's What Every Entrepreneur Should Consider.
06/19/2017 - A tale of two universities: Leland, Tulane and an early example of gentrification
06/15/2017 - 5 Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies
06/15/2017 - 5 Reasons Why Workplace Diversity Is Good For Business
06/15/2017 - Solving Infrastructure Problems From the Bottom Up
06/15/2017 - Simple Social Media Guide for Small Businesses
06/15/2017 - What is Needed in an Effective Sales Pitch to Investors?
06/15/2017 - Why Alternative Financing Options Might Be Best for Your Small Business
06/15/2017 - Now Is The Best Time To Enter The Hispanic Market
06/08/2017 - History of Juneteenth
06/08/2017 - SBE Publisher to be awarded the 2017 SFAACC Chairman’s Pinnacle Award
06/08/2017 - Oakland Groups Launch “No Uber Oakland” Campaign
06/08/2017 - Letters of Support for SB 488
06/07/2017 - 12 Tips on Raising Venture Capital for Your Startup
05/31/2017 - Why the Suburbs Are Where Innovation Will Happen
05/31/2017 - Mayor Lee to Name Jason Elliott as New Chief of Staff
05/31/2017 - The U.S. Has Forgotten How to Do Infrastructure
05/31/2017 - 5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Grow In 2017
05/31/2017 - Where To Find Small Business Loans Online
05/25/2017 - The Minority Business Development Agency: Vital to Making America Great
05/25/2017 - We urge Congress to resist Trump’s ludicrous proposal
05/25/2017 - Hot Construction Market Shows No Signs of Slowing
05/25/2017 - Rev. Jesse Jackson: A push for diversity in the tech industry
05/25/2017 - 8 Things You Need to Know About Small Business Loans
05/17/2017 - What are the eligibility requirements of the 8(a) Business Development Program?
05/17/2017 - Legacy Comes Full Circle: MBDA and Walker’s Legacy Partner to Support Minority Women Entrepreneurs
05/17/2017 - Black Construction: It's Legacy and Future
05/17/2017 - Treasurer José Cisneros And Supervisor Jane Kim Advance First In The Nation Effort To Alleviate The Inequitable Burden Of Fees And Fines On Low Income Communities And People Of Color
05/17/2017 - Why Latino Small Businesses Thrive in California, Texas, Florida and New York
05/10/2017 - Construction Women Push To Earn What They're Worth
05/10/2017 - Infrastructure's Big Moment Is Coming
05/10/2017 - The Business Case for Gender Diversity: Update 2017
05/10/2017 - Financing Your Expanding Business with the SBA
05/10/2017 - Asian-American Female Buying Power, Influence Rapidly Growing: Nielsen Report
05/04/2017 - The fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in America
05/04/2017 - 2.5 Million Small Businesses Are Owned by American Military Vets
05/04/2017 - California’s Tourism Industry Sets Records In 2016
05/04/2017 - Oakland is quietly taking a growing share of Bay Area business
05/04/2017 - 6 Solid Tips for Veterans in Need of a Loan
04/27/2017 - 2017’s Best Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs
04/27/2017 - Philip D. Lovas Appointed Small Business Advocate for Region 9
04/27/2017 - California Takes Top Three Spots in Employment Growth Among Large Counties, Census Bureau Reports
04/27/2017 - USBC and BYPO Partner to Assist Black Businesses With Growth and Sustainability
04/27/2017 - Time for a Construction Loan? How to Get One
04/27/2017 - Evelyn Boyd Granville
04/20/2017 - The Wrong Way to Pay for Our Roads and Bridges
04/20/2017 - To Increase Gender Diversity, We Need to Go Back to School
04/20/2017 - The 5 Best Financing Options for Veterans
04/20/2017 - Credit Unions in Bay Area Generate $2.3BN Impact
04/20/2017 - Latino Success Stories Can Help All Students
04/20/2017 - Latinos are the hidden force turbocharging the US economy
04/13/2017 - MBDA Would be Abolished if Trump Budget Cuts Supported
04/13/2017 - Study finds entrepreneurship training better for women, minorities
04/13/2017 - What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Fed's Rate Rise
04/13/2017 - Fed Bank report shows small businesses face challenges
04/06/2017 - Latina Entrepreneurs Elevate Minority Business Issues During Meeting With President Trump
04/06/2017 - SBA Recognizes Export Lenders BB&T, First American Bank and World Trade Finance Inc.
04/06/2017 - SFSBDC Client Spotlight: Successful Restaurateur Tries a New Concept
04/06/2017 - New campaign educates female and minority business owners about predatory lending
04/06/2017 - 5 Tips for Securing a Small Business Loan
03/30/2017 - Transportation Leaders Hail New State Funding Proposal
03/30/2017 - The National Society of Black Engineers and the Biomedical Engineering Society Join Forces to Boost the Numbers of African-American Engineers
03/30/2017 - New Appointments to California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors
03/30/2017 - California Becomes First “China Ready” Ski And Snow Destination In The United States
03/30/2017 - Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here’s What You Need to Know.
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
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06/01/2016 - EPA Awards Environmental Education Grants in 26 States
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04/28/2016 - US DOT Earns ‘A+’ on Annual Procurement Scorecard
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04/28/2016 - Construction Employment Increases In 244 Out Of 358 Metro Areas Between March 2015 And 2016
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04/21/2016 - Mercy Housing Seeks to Make Affordable Housing Green through Environmental Initiative, Green Hope
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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)
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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
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03/30/2016 - The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Historical Highlights
03/24/2016 - Americans often see Cuba upside down
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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
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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
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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
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02/29/2016 - Wayne Waddell legacy list: $8 million for three construction projects for Louisiana State Exhibit Museum
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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
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02/17/2016 - University of San Francisco Announces Winner of the 2016 California Prize
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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
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01/21/2016 - Apple makes progress on gender, racial diversity
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01/21/2016 - Freedmen’s Bureau
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01/14/2016 - 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 - California unveils bids for high-speed rail construction
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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 - 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
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12/17/2015 - Pinck & Co.: Building a Better Future for Women in Construction
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12/10/2015 - President Obama Commemorates the 150th Anniversary of the 13th Amendment
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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
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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
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11/12/2015 - Mayor Lee Announces New Plan to Provide Stabilized Housing for 500 Teachers by 2020
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11/05/2015 - SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans
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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
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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
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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
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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
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10/07/2015 - DBE Program Updates : Under standing the New Rules
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09/30/2015 - The power of parity: How Advancing Women’s Equality can add $12 trillion to Global Growth
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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
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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
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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
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09/10/2015 - OPEN LETTER TO BART AND LAMETRO
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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
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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
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08/26/2015 - Infrastructure and economic development: An interview with John Rice
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08/26/2015 - What Does ‘Multicultural’ Really Mean?
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08/26/2015 - Banks Only Hurting Themselves by Shunning Alternative Lenders
08/26/2015 - Solution to Gap in Skilled Workers: Hire People With Disabilities
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08/20/2015 - AC Transit Appoints New General Manager
08/20/2015 - Julian Bond: The Roots Run Deep - Working together for change
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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
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08/13/2015 - Business Interruption Fund
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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
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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
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07/29/2015 - Minority Business Development Agency 2014 Annual Performance Report Celebrates 45 Years Of Strengthening American Lives
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07/29/2015 - To Meet Obama’s Carbon-Cutting Goals, States Work Together
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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
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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
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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
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06/25/2015 - Remove Confederate flag and agenda it represents
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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'
05/20/2015 - How to honor veterans with American entrepreneurial opportunities
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
04/08/2015 - US Food Feeds a Growing Asian Appetite
04/08/2015 - How Does Venture Capital Work?
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
03/25/2015 - How Much (Or Little) The Middle Class Makes, In 30 U.S. Cities
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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