In the six months since TBI’s first report, increased focus on the plight of M/WBEs in New York has created a unique opportunity for reform. The purpose of this report is to summarize the results of the Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise Town Hall meetings, describe and provide context for the shared challenges identified by forum attendees, and provide policy recommendations to address these challenges. Read the report.
"We’re going to put a face and a voice to this, because we’re not coming by
ourselves. When you go to upset the balance of power, and there’s fifty of us
standing behind you, one hundred of us standing behind you, that’s a whole
different dynamic. We’re serious, and we’re not alone.” - Bertha Lewis