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DEI by design: At DMR Architects, diversity always is part of the plans

How’s this for building a diverse team that reflects the community it serves: DMR Architects has only 45 employees — but approximately half are either naturalized or first-generation Americans, they come from 20 different...

Embracing the challenge: ‘DEI will not die on our watch’

After retelling the horrific details of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre — one in which the businesses of what was then known as “Black Wall Street” were destroyed and untold hundreds of the entrepreneurs...

Woman-owned ROAR is first Jersey company to gain investment from N.J. chapter of Golden...

ROAR Augmented Reality has become the first New Jersey company to close on an investment from Golden Seeds since the launch of the New Jersey chapter earlier this year, first lady Tammy Murphy and the New...

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...

Making the case (again) to hire neurodivergent employees

After two decades of schooling and too many special education programs, schools and educators to count (and gratefully thank), my son earned his college degree last week: a bachelor’s in accounting and management from...

Why opening verification portal is huge help for LGBTQ+ businesses — and just the...

Gus Penaranda, the executive director of the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, obviously was thrilled last week when the state opened a portal that will allow companies to be certified as LGBTQ+ businesses...

Diverse panels (and diverse panelists) highlight African American Chamber’s Business Leadership Conference on Thursday

Landing Lt. Gov. Tahesha Way in one of her first public speeches since assuming office is a great get and good news for the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and its...

HarbourView Equity Partners continues expansion into film/TV with investment in Mucho Mas Media

Newark-based HarbourView Equity Partners said Monday that it invested in Mucho Mas Media — an inclusive LatinX multimedia platform cultivating talent and producing content for global audiences. Through this investment, HarbourView will work closely with...

Top N.J. companies land on 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Some of New Jersey's largest corporations have landed on the 2023 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, released Tuesday. In the seventh reporting cycle of the index, more than 620 companies submitted their gender-related data, an 11% increase...

The grass ceiling: How N.J. is cultivating more women cannabis entrepreneurs

According to a recent report, women holding executive positions in the cannabis industry grew by only a percentage point over the past year — to 23.1%. The percentage is below the national averages for...

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Alfred Sanzari Enterprises recently negotiated a 2,755-square-foot lease renewal with the Law Offices of Brian J. Neary at Court Plaza South located at 21...

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FIFA conference on its ‘No Discrimination’ initiative to be held at William Paterson Saturday

Gerd Dembowski, the senior diversity and anti-discrimination manager at FIFA, will be the keynote presenter and a panelist at a FIFA sponsored event on...

Plainfield-based Queen City Cannabis cuts ribbon on 132K-sq.-ft. cannabis supply facility

It was a 4/20 celebration like no other.  This past Saturday New Jersey’s cannabis landscape was transformed. Plainfield-based Queen City Cannabis cut the ribbon...

The Forte, 222-unit residential community in Hackensack, marks significant construction milestone 

Hackensack is witnessing significant progress in the construction of The Forte, a 315,000-square-foot mixed-use building at 95 Anderson Street. This development, spearheaded by Fouerti Realty,...