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Community spirit: Fish working to center startup around Caribbean food, culture

Chanice Fish knows about the grocery business. She helped her mom open two food markets in her native Jamaica two decades ago. Fish knows about cooking authentic island recipes, too. She currently has a catering...

‘State of Affairs’ examines impact of Hispanic business community on U.S. economy

Steve Adubato welcomes Arturo Osorio, Ph.D., associate professor of entrepreneurship at Rutgers Business School and secretary of the board at the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey, to highlight the Hispanic community’s...

HMH’s Lozano honored as Latino Trailblazer by Hispanic Chamber

Jose Lozano, long a leader in both the political and business communities in the state and around the country, was honored as a Latino Trailblazer by the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New...

Mindset Matters! and mindfulness does, too: Join ROI-NJ for our women’s wellness and networking...

Did you know that 42.5 million people in the U.S. say they suffer from anxiety — with women acknowledging anxiety at twice the rate of their male colleagues — and 280 million people struggle...

Murphy, in proclamation, designates June as Immigrant Heritage Month in N.J.

Gov. Phil Murphy issued a proclamation designating June 2024 as Immigrant Heritage Month, in recognition and celebration of the invaluable contributions that immigrants have made — and continue to make — to the state. A...

How BLOC Foundation (Black Ladies of Construction) is working to help women of color...

Natasha Davis has been in the construction business for more than a decade. “I’m a general contractor,” she said. The role is hardly unique to the industry. Davis, however, is. For years, Davis often has been the...

Bergen New Bridge joins national group aimed at improving workforce equity, inclusion

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center has partnered with America’s Essential Hospitals and nine other health systems to create “Building Workforce Equity at Essential Hospitals: A Toolkit for Creating and Maintaining a Resilient, Diverse, Equitable...

Join ROI-NJ on July 18 for ‘Mindset Matters!’ women’s wellness & networking event

ROI-NJ is happy to announce its presentation of Mindset Matters!, a women's wellness & networking event, from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. It's no doubt that,...

WCEC event: Why supporting woman entrepreneurs impacts entirety of economy

It was great to hear five women entrepreneurs — all representing at least one underserved community — pitch their businesses to bankers and investors in a “Shark Tank”-like competition. It was great to have state...

Great party? Of course. But, beyond festivities was key World Cup networking opportunity

Sure, it was a great party — with great food and drinks, great music and a great atmosphere. Anyone who has been to an event sponsored by the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of...

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TD Bank creates community advisory board to manage $20B Impact Plan

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