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06-12-20

Why We March: Entrepreneurship program exec says demonstrations are long overdue

Shafaq Patel, Boston Business Journal

This article originally appeared in the Boston Business Journal on June 12, 2020 and was written by Shafaq Patel  Marynee Pontes, the lead program coordinator at Boston-based entrepreneurship nonprofit Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, was hesitant to participate in the protests at first. Pontes, 26, who is also a board ... Read More


06-07-20

Join ICIC’s Day of Action

Steve Grossman, ICIC

We’re deeply respectful of the ways in which each of you has dealt with the pain and despair of the past two weeks during which we’ve witnessed the bias, bigotry, and racism that continue to afflict our society.  We’re proud of the millions who have protested, demonstrated and expressed solidarity ... Read More


05-31-20

Responding to the George Floyd tragedy

Steve Grossman, ICIC

We have just witnessed in Minneapolis another in a seemingly endless series of grotesque, immoral examples of the bias, bigotry and racism that continue to afflict our society at virtually every level. Despite ICIC’s mission and vision to help create a level playing field for small businesses in our most under-resourced ... Read More



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