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Symposium recognizes successful inner city firms

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.

Initiative trains black workers for Boston-area hotel jobs

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 New Boston Office of Women's Advancement takes aim at pay equity

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

2020 Women on Boards, a national nonprofit advocacy group, blazes a trail for gender equality on corporate boards.

SBA helps women-owned businesses build capacity

Organizations in the Boston area are ramping up efforts to help women-owned businesses expand past $1 million in annual revenues.

Susan Windham-Bannister- CEO of Mass Life Sciences Center

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.

Bornstein & Pearl Food Production Center expected to create 150 jobs

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.

Boston fast food workers strike as part of national fight for higher wages

Nine Boston protesters were arrested during a fast food worker strike organized as part of a national fight for higher wages.

Gentrification seen gaining a foothold in Roxbury

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.

Quincy St. food business incubator to open Monday

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.

Roxbury woman blazes her own path in graphic design field

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.

Low-wage Logan workers meet with elected officials, press case for union membership, fair pay

A coalition of labor activists and Logan Airport workers met with elected officials to discuss working conditions and wages.

City to make available new neighborhood-based liquor licenses for restaurants

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.

Diversity at The Conventions in Boston

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and the Boule held their conventions in Boston for the first time.

Madison Park Development Corporation provides hiring stats

Staff from the Madison Park Development Corporation met with labor activists to outline their efforts to meet minority, boston resident and women hiring goals