"We’re a nation of immigrants whose diverse backgrounds, ideas, and points of view have helped us build and invent as a nation for over 240 years. No nation is better at harnessing the energies and talents of immigrants."
For the second year, VeraCloud is invited to attend the annual Clinton Global Initiative America to explore how our technology solutions can help unlock economic opportunity for underserved populations by fueling the growth of Minority, Women, Veteran-owned, and other Diverse businesses.
By 2044, America will be a nation where people of color will be the majority of our population. Advancing racial equity is an opportunity for Corporate America to address systemic injustices, create value, drive innovation, and fuel growth.
This breakthrough year-long City of Boston project on racism could serve as a national model for constructive collaboration to address systemic biases and inequalities that exist in cities throughout the US.
The multiplier effect of disaster recovery dollars is additionally positively compounded when underserved populations and diverse businesses get accessto these recovery dollars and are able to share in the economic, social, and community-based recovery work.
Just six days after NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted what he called the city's abysmal record of giving contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses, Mayer Bill deBlasio unveiled a new 30-percent MWBE participation goal to be met by 2021.
When we give girls the chance to learn, they will seize it. We also know that educating girls doesn't just transform their life prospects -- it transforms the prospects of their families, communities, and nations as well.