EWNJ, YWCA Northern New Jersey, and Neighborhood House Leaders Discuss COVID’s Impact on Women in the Workplace

Three TDG Clients: EWNJ President Anna María Tejada, Esq.; YWCA Northern New Jersey Chief Executive Officer Helen Archontou, MSW, LSW; and Neighborhood House Executive Director Carol Presley recently appeared on My9’s New Jersey Now to discuss the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the workplace.

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Essex County Surrogate’s Court Encourages Residents to Create Estate Plans

To commemorate National Estate Planning Awareness Week, observed from October 17 to 23, TDG client Essex County Surrogate’s Court published an op-ed and released an explainer video detailing why Essex County residents should prioritize estate planning and how to get started with making a Will.

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YWCA Northern New Jersey and Center for American Women in Politics Host a Roundtable on Creating a Safe Workplace in NJ Politics

TDG Client YWCANNJ continues to use its platform to advocate for important issues, such as expanding reproductive freedom and ending toxic workplace culture in New Jersey politics. Recently TDG worked with YWCANNJ and the Center for American Women in Politics to produce a riveting roundtable discussion titled “Creating Safe Workplaces in NJ Politics.” The panel featured national and local experts who discussed ending harassment, sexual assault, and misogyny in New Jersey politics.

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NJ Business Beat Interviews Adenah Bayoh about Uplifting Communities through Employment and Housing Opportunities

TDG client Adenah Bayoh was recently featured on NJ Spotlight News’ NJ Business Beat for her latest restaurant and real estate development work, which is grounded in supporting New Jersey communities.

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Tara Dowdell and Alexa Lima Named to The 2022 ROI-NJ’s ROI Influencers: People of Color List

Our President, Tara Dowdell, and Marketing & Outreach Manager, Alexa Lima, made it onto ROI-NJ’s 2022 ROI Influencers: People of Color list! The article describes Tara Dowdell Group as “one of the finest firms in the state.”

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TDG Expands Team and Services with Two New Hires

Tara Dowdell Group recently welcomed two new team members. Alexa Lima, the former executive director of the Central Avenue Special Improvement District in Jersey City, joins the agency as the Marketing & Outreach Manager. She will lead the agency’s growing community outreach practice and provide marketing and public relations for TDG’s clients. Ahsan Dowling, an accomplished video editor and writer, is the new Senior PR Associate and Video Editor, leading video production while providing public relations support for the agency’s clients.

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NJEDA Hosts A Black Business Month Roundtable

For Black Business Month, TDG organized and executed an interactive Livestream hosted by NJEDA featuring Invest Newark and New Jersey’s Black-owned businesses. Participating viewers tuned in to hear about successes, challenges, opportunities, and resources available to them.

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Rising Tide Capital Officially Relocates to New Headquarters

After cutting the ribbon on its new headquarters in May 2019, TDG client Rising Tide Capital has officially opened its new headquarters in Jersey City, NJ, at 311 Martin Luther King Drive. This is a huge step as the organization scales its programming to include an innovative Urban Entrepreneurship Accelerator that will equip entrepreneurs with support services. The building also provides affordable housing units and communal gathering spaces.

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Newsweek Spotlights How The Rockefeller Foundation’s Investment in The Russell Technology Business Incubator Is Helping Black Businesses in Louisville

We were honored to amplify the transformative results of our client, The Rockefeller Foundation’s, investment in the Russell Technology Business Incubator, the only incubator for Black businesses in Louisville, Kentucky. This pioneering incubator and technology service center was designed for aspiring Black entrepreneurs to help them scale and overcome systemic barriers rooted in structural racism.

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The Denver Post Features The Rockefeller Foundation Grantee Apis & Heritage’s Transition of a Denver Company to 100% Employee Ownership

We are always excited to highlight the innovative work of our clients. Apis & Heritage, an investment firm, in partnership with our client, The Rockefeller Foundation, introduced a novel business model that transitions businesses with large workforces of color into 100% employee-owned enterprises.

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