We hosted a webinar for HNTB’s Partners Program featuring NYC Department of Design and Construction and Councilwoman Carlina Rivera

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 historic NYC Racial Justice Commission selected Tara Dowdell Group as its PR Consultant

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.

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Media Highlights

We hosted a ribbon cutting for Adenah Bayoh’s newest restaurant concept, Urban Vegan

Months after the grand opening of her fourth IHOP Adenah Bayoh reaches new heights as she launches a new addition to her independently owned eateries, Urban Vegan. Check out the media coverage below!

Rising Tide Capital Community Business Academy graduates featured in TapInto Jersey City for resilience through the pandemic

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!

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NJEDA CEO Tim Sullivan joined Yahoo! Finance to discuss what President Biden’s stimulus plan means for small businesses

Tim Sullivan, CEO of NJEDA, joined Yahoo! Finance Live to discuss the challenges facing small businesses and what Biden’s stimulus plan means for small businesses. He also highlighted Governor Phil Murphy’s small business COVID-relief programs and how they successfully reached many of the hardest-hit businesses.

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Restaurateur & Real Estate Developer Adenah Bayoh joined Yahoo! Finance to discuss the latest federal stimulus bill

Adenah Bayoh, real estate developer, owner of 4 IHOPs, and founder of Cornbread, her own line of farm-to-table soul food restaurants, recently appeared on Yahoo! Finance to discuss her own challenges accessing a PPP loan despite retaining her employees. She also talked about the challenges and opportunities facing the restaurant industry and the latest fiscal stimulus.


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The Andrew Goodman Foundation Executive Director discussed the impact of the youth vote on the 2020 election on MSNBC

Andrew Goodman Foundation Executive Director Alexandria Harris joined MSNBC before and after the 2020 Presidential election to discuss the organization’s youth voting data and the role that students and young voters played in the 2020. Watch one of her interviews below.