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Get Ready to Fight the Coming Battle Against Supplier Diversity

Beverly Norman-Cooper

Beverly Norman-Cooper, former Executive Director of Supplier Diversity and Sustainability at Kaiser Permanente, shares her background and history which fed her desire to champion diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her work at Kaiser Permanente contributed to many businesses being offered opportunities based on their merits and capabilities. She continues to push for change and find ways to encourage businesses to get involved in change for good. She shares her thoughts on the recent Supreme Court ruling that ended affirmative action in college admissions and the implications for workplace diversity, philanthropy, and supplier diversity. She offers practical suggestions for businesses on ways to engage and promote diversity. Read More


VetCor Services: A veteran’s commitment to creating career opportunities for former service members


While at Inner City Capital Connections' culminating conference, we interviewed VetCor, a veteran owned and operated Florida-based company providing 24/7 emergency services for property restoration of water and mold damage. While they await their ICCC program start in early 2018, they continue to understand ways to grow their small business while maintaining their mission to provide veterans with fulfilling work after their military services. Read More


Lima, Ohio gets creative with CDBG funding to train residents for advanced manufacturing careers


The city of Lima, Ohio has a long industrial legacy. In the 1920s, Lima thrived with strong demand for its steel. The city was also a hub of innovation, producing most notably the “Lima A-1,” which became the prototype for the modern steam locomotive. By 1930, the city was home to an estimated 93 industrial companies that collectively employed more than 8,000 local residents. Read More


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