Tag: black chamber of commerce

Beyond the Rhetoric: Back to basics—section 3 of the HUD Act

Beyond the Rhetoric: Back to basics—section 3 of the HUD Act

| January 4, 2016

By Harry C. Alford NNPA News Wire Columnist Billions of dollars and thousands of jobs have passed us by due to the noncompliance of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act by each and every HUD Administration since the beginning of the program in 1968. There is too much resistance from the […]

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C3 at Indiana Tech to host minority-, women-owned business leadership event

C3 at Indiana Tech to host minority-, women-owned business leadership event

| September 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE–Indiana Tech’s Center for Creative Collaboration (C3) is scheduled to host its second annual minority and women-owned business leadership seminar, “Leading Through the Hidden Forces of Culture,” from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 23 at Indiana Tech. The free event is scheduled to take place in the Ravi and Eleanor Talwar Leadership Center in the Academic […]

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50 years of economic futility

50 years of economic futility

| March 5, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist During the 50-year period from 1963 (“I have a dream!”) to 2013, black people have been on a virtual economic treadmill. Our relative economic position has not changed; our unemployment rate has consistently been twice as high as the white unemployment rate, which was five percent for whites and 10.9 […]

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Black Chamber creates microenterprise assistance program

| March 3, 2013

By Sondra Brooks Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is off to a great start in 2013. After a successful first year in operation, we are actively engaged in fulfilling one of our objectives: to help businesses prosper and grow. The Chamber created the Microenterprise Development Assistance Program to help […]

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