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Corporate America Stepping Up To Support Black Businesses BLM Movement

Corporate America Stepping Up To Support Black Businesses BLM Movement

NMSDC President and CEO Adrienne Trimble challenged business leaders to “Not only lend a hand to our minority business enterprises but to take definitive action and stand up against the systemic racial barriers plaguing our society.”

Keynote Address: Hard Pivots, Atomic Time and a New Vision of the American Dream

Keynote Address: Hard Pivots, Atomic Time and a New Vision of the American Dream

May 21, 2020
3:00 – 4:30 PM (EDT)

Sponsor: Walmart
During the 1980’s, Chris Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son – a gripping story told through his autobiography, “The Pursuit of Happyness,” which became a successful movie where he was portrayed by actor Will Smith. In 2007, Will Smith was nominated for an academy award as best actor for his portrayal as Chris Gardner. Through perseverance, he became a stockbroker, eventually founding his own brokerage firm in 1987.

NMSDC COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Addressing Questions Regarding All Programs Enacted to Support Minority Businesses – Week 6

NMSDC COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Addressing Questions Regarding All Programs Enacted to Support Minority Businesses – Week 6

May 7, 2020
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty will lead us in a very impactful discussion. She and other guests will address the unclear and unanswered questions our members have regarding all of the programs enacted to support minority businesses during COVID-19.