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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15


Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the contributions and importance of the Hispanics and Latinos to U.S. culture and society. The 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month observance theme, “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope,” invites us to celebrate Hispanic Heritage ... Read More


When Small Businesses Thrive, so Do Their Communities

Kim Borges, Vice President, Market PR Specialist, Regions Bank

Many Black business owners have faced unique challenges throughout COVID-19, but a national nonprofit and Regions Bank are collaborating to support under-resourced entrepreneurs. By Kim Borges, Vice President, Market PR Specialist, Regions Bank Location, location, location. It’s been a critical factor for a virus that hasn’t fought fairly from the start. Particularly among ... Read More


ICIC Program Alumni among largest BIPOC-owned businesses in Massachusetts


20 of the 71 companies on the annual-published list have participated in one or more ICIC Urban Business Initiative! The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) last week published its annual ranking of the largest BIPOC-owned businesses in Massachusetts ranked by total 2020 revenue. Of the 71 companies listed, 20 have participated ... Read More


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