Since 2013, EWNJ has drawn attention to low numbers of women on corporate boards with its biennial A Seat at the Table report. The 2021 report represents the organization’s effort to expand its mission to advocate for more Black, Brown, and Asian women representation in boardrooms and senior corporate spaces. Take a look at their findings by reading the report.
Sarah Ward Nursery, an early childhood education center in Newark’s West Ward, held a pop-up vaccination clinic in partnership with the Newark Equitable Vaccine Initiative to continue distributing information and COVID-19 vaccinations to residents. The event is part of a national program spearheaded by The Rockefeller Foundation to increase vaccine equity and access for Black and Brown Americans. Read more in TAPInto Newark.
Despite business closures and labor shortage brought on by the pandemic, Rising Tide Capital continues to offer business support to entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their businesses. Read more about their work in Forbes.
After gathering testimonies and insights from residents that address dismantling structural racism in the city’s charter through a series of public input sessions, The New York City Racial Justice Commission released their first report during a media briefing. Take a look at their findings by reading the report.
ROI describes Tara as, “A go-to communications strategist, Dowdell has slowly but surely been building her marketing and strategic communications firm into one of the finest in the state.”
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On October 6, 2021 our client HNTB partnered with New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC), Professional Women in Construction (PWC), and Councilwoman Carlina Rivera for its Partners Program One-on-One virtual event series for M/W/DBE firms in the region. At the event NYC DDC announced its new construction mentoring program!
The NYC Racial Justice Commision, formed by Mayor Bill de Blasio in March of 2021, was established to combat institutional racism through changes to the city’s charter. The primary goal of the commision is to identify, with the help of the public, and uproot structural racism embedded in the city’s policies, laws, practices, and institutions.
Rising Tide Capital’s mission is to transform lives and communities through entrepreneurship. Ada Waldman and Ayanna Weekes, of Rising Tide Capital, reap the benefits of hardwork and dedication as the organization helps guide them down the road to success. Read their story below!