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Running it forward: Joetta Clark Diggs using foundation to serve next generation of female...

The Education Amendments Act, better known as “Title IX,” which recognized gender equity in education as a civil right and altering women's sports forever, was signed 50 years ago. The act has proven to be...

Juneteenth: Why Harmon feels lessons learned from past are keys to future

John Harmon readily admits it: Some of the business leaders and business organizations that are now eager to create a relationship with the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey are the same...

Growing representation: Robinson and Okoro’s cannabis academy aims to bring opportunity to minority communities

There are a number of ways to measure how much opportunity the recreational cannabis market might contain in New Jersey. Brendon Robinson starts with the first month's figures: the ballpark $24 million in sales. He...

ABC-NJ, AACCNJ bring diversity to workforce through training and jobs in registered apprenticeship program

The national 2022 Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Summit, “Building Bridges: Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in a Changing Construction Landscape,” in Washington, D.C., focused on thought-provoking discussions and solutions-based recommendations for building diverse workplaces and...

Ruiz among honorees at LUPE Fund’s annual Power of Women event

The LUPE Fund — a nonprofit that promotes the advancement of Latinas in civic and professional leadership roles — will hold its signature event, the Power of Women, for the first time since 2020,...

Postal Service appoints 1st woman to position of postmaster of Newark

Although she's been the acting Newark postmaster since 2020, Silvia Glover was officially sworn-in as the 35th postmaster of Newark on June 2. Now in the highest-level postmaster position in the state of New Jersey,...

PGIM bolsters support for HBCUs with new hire and investment program

PGIM, the global asset management business of Prudential Financial, said it hired Timothy "Tim" Woods as head of Historically Black Colleges and Universities strategic initiatives, a new PGIM program. HBCUs provide a path to high-quality...

Jersey City Medical Center welcomes 1st person of Latinx heritage to serve as board...

Jersey City Medical Center recently welcomed Carlos Lejnieks, the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties, as the hospital’s new board chair.  A board member since 2011, Lejnieks was...

Hyatt Regency Morristown celebrates LGBTQ+ community with special promotions in honor of Pride Month

As a special promotion in honor of Pride Month, and to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, the Hyatt Regency Morristown is offering up to 20% off room rates throughout the summer season, according to a...

Murphy appoints 28 to N.J. AAPI Commission

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday the appointments of 28 public members to the New Jersey Asian American and Pacific Islander Commission. The announcement comes during AAPI Heritage Month, which is an annual celebration that recognizes...

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He's an internationally known author, co-founder of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development and a Rutgers Business School professor, and now Jeffrey...

Avison Young, KBS complete renovation of 1000 Continental Drive

Renovations at an award-winning Class A office building in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, are now completed, according to an announcement from the project management...