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11-02-17

Access to critical resources helps women-owned businesses grow in numbers and impact

ICIC

Representation of female entrepreneurs in the Inner City Capital Connections program has grown to 45% in recent years, and mirrors a larger trend in the growth of women entrepreneurs nationwide. The United States is seeing a continual increase of women creating new businesses and employment opportunities, with a 27 percent growth in women-owned businesses from 2007 to 2012. Read More




10-10-17

With an unwavering focus on impact, one pioneering entrepreneur brings growth to his company and community

ICIC

Every year at the Inner City 100 Awards and Conference, ICIC presents an entrepreneur with the Marcia Lamb Inner City Innovation Award, which recognizes visionary leadership at the forefront of creating positive change in urban economic development and inner cities. This year, the honor was presented to Bo Menkiti, CEO of The Menkiti Group and Keller Williams Capital Properties, real estate development and brokerage firms in Washington, DC. Read More


10-06-17

Howard University’s Strategic Anchor Engagement Continues to Benefit D.C.’s LeDroit Park Neighborhood

ICIC

The relationship between universities and their surrounding communities can often prove challenging, with both groups struggling to find a common language for communicating needs and opportunities. In Washington, D.C., Howard University has long had a complex and multilayered relationship with the LeDroit Park neighborhood, located immediately southeast of the university. Read More


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