The Boston-based Initiative for a Competitive Inner City has been helping urban entrepreneurs and inner-city businesses for 20 years. For the last 15, the organization’s signature event has been the Inner City 100 Symposium and Awards.
Mayor Martin Walsh joined members of Boston’s hospitality union, Local 26, and executives from several local hotels yesterday to celebrate the graduation of the first African-American hospitality training class from Local 26’s Best Corp Hospitality Training Center.
The Boston Office of Women’s Advancement and the recently revitalized Boston Women’s Commission have a broad mission aimed at improving the lives of women and girls throughout the city, starting with pay equality.
2020 Women on Boards, a national nonprofit advocacy group, blazes a trail for gender equality on corporate boards.
Organizations in the Boston area are ramping up efforts to help women-owned businesses expand past $1 million in annual revenues.
Susan Windham-Bannister has directed the Massachusetts Life Sciences center for Governor Deval Patrick since the $1 billion initiative was launched in 2008. She set up the center and developed its programs, which have boosted the state’s economy.
The Bornstein & Pearl Food Production Center, part of a $100 million redevelopment on Quincy Street, serves as an incubator for new food businesses and is expected to create 150.
Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.
A recent study found that Boston is the most rapidly gentrifying city in the country and identified three areas in Roxbury where gentrification is most likely to occur.
Opening Monday, the Borstein & Pearl Food Production Center is expected to create over 150 new jobs for community residents and serve as an incubator for new community-based food businesses.
When Sydney Janey found it difficult finding work in Boston’s white-dominated graphic design field, she opened her own firm, turning adversity into opportunity.
A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.
The Legislature voted to return control over liquor licensing to Boston. The city plans to release a total of 75 new licenses over the next three years, with 60 targeted to restaurants in neighborhood business districts.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the Boule held their conventions in Boston for the first time.
Staff from the Madison Park Development Corporation met with labor activists to outline their efforts to meet minority, boston resident and women hiring goals