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LGBT chamber rebrands as N.J. Pride Chamber of Commerce

The business organization representing the state’s LGBTQ+ community has a new name: the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce. The NJPCC, formerly known as the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce, has adopted its new...

Overcoming MLK’s ‘mountains’ might be key to ending pandemic

“We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. And what affects one directly affects all indirectly. For some strange reason, I can never be what...

On MLK Day, here’s the state of our state (for Black businesses)

John Harmon laughs at the memory. He clearly remembers the way Martin Luther King Jr. Day was commemorated just a few years ago. Companies and elected officials would come around with a few bucks and...

M&T Bank to turn 18 local branches into multicultural banking centers

In an effort to expand its services to communities with high concentrations of ethnic and racial diversity, M&T Bank announced it has redesignating 18 bank branches in New Jersey as multicultural banking centers. The centers...

LGBT Chamber names Penaranda its 1st full-time executive director

Augusto Penaranda Jr. has been named the executive director of the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the organization announced Monday morning. Penaranda is the first full-time employee of the chamber, which is using the...

PSEG releases 1st DEI report, highlighting initiatives it will use to drive change in...

Supplier diversity spend is a metric a company can use to measure its commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion. It’s a reason why Public Service Enterprise Group officials are proud of the fact that...

3rd National Black Political Convention to be held at NJIT next spring

The campus of New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark has been selected as host of the third National Black Political Convention next spring — an event that organizers are hoping will create action...

Engage 2021: At Princeton, inclusion in innovation and entrepreneurship is more than just talk

It’s really easy to say inclusion means you are making sure your liberal arts majors are getting an opportunity to join entrepreneurial cohorts that include computer science and engineering majors. Or even that a...

Why it is imperative to help 1st-generation students get over hidden hurdles — and...

In 2008, Abenezer Degefu, along with his parents and siblings, immigrated to the U.S. from Ethiopia. Like most immigrants, they moved in hopes of finding a better future. In fact, Degefu’s dad had entered...

Statewide Hispanic Chamber to honor 5 at its annual gala

Like everyone else, Carlos Medina, the CEO of the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, is eager to move on from 2021 and the challenges it brought with the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization,...

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