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The Owners of Cane Will Bring Trinidad’s Liming Culture to 14th Street This Summer
Trinidad is known for its limes, a term locals use to describe social events with good food, drinks, and friends that sometimes last all day and night. It is in this joyous spirit that Cane’s award-winning chef Peter Prime and his younger sister, co-owner Jeanine...
Capital Impact Partners combines with West Coast small business lender
Capital Impact Partners CEO Ellis Carr said the combination with CDC Small Business Finance will allow the organization to scale its products and services to more under-served communities. CLICK HERE to view the article
Les Williams will share his experiences in entrepreneurship in the launch of a new Master of Engineering class in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
After earning his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Virginia in 2000, alumnus Les Williams had an exciting journey. Williams went on to earn his MBA at Harvard Business School, and then pursued a distinguished career that melded...
In D.C., A New Trophy Building Offers Luxury Office Space While Catering To The Community
After a decade of planning, construction, and anticipation, a trophy office building in the heart of downtown D.C. is finally ready to welcome tenants into its amenity-filled spaces. CLICK HERE to view the article
Why investing corporate cash to close racial wealth gaps can shore up long-term growth.
Technology has enabled some big winners in the world of commerce. The five largest U.S. companies by market cap – Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Facebook – have a combined value of $6.5 trillion and annual earnings of $144 billion. These companies, and others...
Keir Gumbs Builds a Corporate Citizen
How Keir Gumbs helped Uber turn a scandal into an opportunity for growth and better governance practices. Click Here to view the Article. By Courtney Ryan
Making Black Banks Matter
Black-owned financial institutions are amplifying the call for racial justice by drawing more private capital into their communities. Could they help close America’s wealth gap? Click Here for the full storyBy Jen Wieczner
Mobilizing Private Capital for Impact: Anacostia
#EquityisOpportunity We are working with local leaders and organizations in #OpportunityZones across America to ensure that legacy residents are the beneficiaries of new investments in their communities....
BERT KING AWARD FOR SERVICE awarded to Les Williams Jr.
Each year the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Conference brings our community together for a cross-generational event that informs and empowers through the productive exchange of ideas and experiences. A deeper aim is to galvanize the courage to act on our convictions. In that...