In April from the 25th through the 29th, the Minority Business
Development Agency, along with other federal agencies, state
economic development organizations and universities, will join top
business leaders from around the world for the Hannover Messe event in Germany to promote U.S. minority business enterprises.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority
Health (OMH) administers grant programs to support projects that
implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health
disparities. Recently, OMH announced news of a new funding opportunity worth $2 million.
A young, college educated and tech savvy African American man or woman
is often a top candidate for a position at most IT companies across the
country, according to a study released last year by a Washington DC
based think tank.
The Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council, a
non-profit organization dedicated to advancing access and growth for
minority businesses in Florida, announced last week that it is changing
its name to Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council to reflect an expanded service area that now includes Central and