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Onondaga County MWBE meeting with Chief Diversity Officer Monica Williams and Compliance Officers Herman Howard and Amir Gethers.

Onondaga County MWBE meeting with Chief Diversity Officer Monica Williams and Compliance Officers Herman Howard and Amir Gethers. MWBE is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 1:30pm to 2:45pm. Please Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/93387811229?pwd=ZG9WUXdRQjU2RzhiNmxPcjFQSU9nQT09 Meeting ID: 933 8781 1229 Passcode: 2K1pL2  


Syracuse Industrial Development Agency Approves Grants to More than 50 Small Businesses and Non-Profits for COVID-19 Response

Mayor Walsh thanks SIDA for increasing funding after requests more than doubled allocation Syracuse, N.Y. – The Syracuse Industrial Development Agency (SIDA) Board of Directors today approved 52 grants and one loan to small businesses and non-profits to help them respond to the continuing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. From plumbers to fitness centers to More »


GENIUS NY Virtual Pitch Finals to Award $3 Million


Five Finalists Compete for a $1 Million Grand Prize Investment Join CenterState CEO and The Tech Garden as they host the virtual GENIUS NY Pitch Finals. Five GENIUS NY finalists will get five minutes to tell their story – who they are, what problem they’re solving, how they plan to scale, and why they want More »


Governor Cuomo Announces $88.6 Million in Cares Act Funding Available to Assist Child Care Providers During COVID-19 Pandemic

Federal CARES Act Funding Will Assist Child Care Providers in Reopening Under Enhanced Health and Safety Protocols Application Period Open Next Week Through December 31 $48.3 Million Awarded to Assist Child Care Providers with Reopening Plans Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced $88.6 million in federal CARES Act funding is available to assist child care providers More »


AG James Secures Court Win Against Trump Admin for Unlawful Regulations Stripping Workers of Key Labor Protections

New York – New York Attorney General Letitia James secured a major victory for workers across New York and the rest of the nation in her lawsuit against the Trump Administration’s Joint Employer Rule. The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York invalidated in large part the U.S. Department of Labor’s More »


Mayor Walsh Extends Outdoor Dining in Armory Square Through Weekends in September

Restaurant owners report sales “grew exponentially” and that “foot traffic has been a huge support” Syracuse, N.Y. — The weekend conversion of Walton Street in Armory Square into a two block open air café and shopping area will continue through the month of September. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced today that the City of Syracuse More »


UMEA presents: Minority Businesses That Have Been Pivoting During the Pandemic

Join UMEA to hear the inspiring stories of how minority business entrepreneurs have been pivoting during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The event will spotlight Black and Latino business owners that represent emerging/growth and mature brick-and-mortar enterprises, as well as diverse industries. Attendees will hear how these innovative entrepreneurs have altered their business models to survive More »


Grow Your Business Series to Feature Procurement Contracting Experts for MWBE’S During Second Webinar

The City of Syracuse Office of Minority Affairs will host its second webinar in the Grow Your Business Series. Procurement experts from private companies and government agencies will share more about contracting opportunities within their organizations. Minority- and women-owned business enterprises will learn more about supplier diversity efforts underway and gain access to direct point-of-contacts. More »