Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressman
Cedric Richmond (D-LA-02), sent a letter to President Trump urging him
to show that he is serious about helping historically black colleges and
universities by including substantial funding for Pell Grants, Title
III of the Higher Education Act and other policies and programs that
help these institutions in his budget to Congress.
This month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles LLC, has its eyes on the prize with the launch of its inaugural Black Supplier Engagement Forum, an initiative created to strengthen business ties with minority business associations. Timed for the company’s Black History Month celebration, the launch event included a half-day program of sessions that focused on succession planning and access to capital.
The historic Billie Holiday Theater, founded in 1972 by the Bedford
Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, is about to get $1.4 million to
renovate and expand its structure, reports the NYC Department of Design
In honor of Black History Month, the National Association of African
Americans in HR will present "Black C-Suite Executive -
Hear His Amazing Journey," an installment of the association’s
Leadership Development Series. The program will feature R. Fenimore
Fisher, Deputy Commissioner, Chief Diversity Officer for the City of N.Y.