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InBiz Publications and Data

50- State Business Gap Data by race, ethnicity, and gender

August 28, 2008 webinar, Closing the Business Wealth Gap
featuring, Tim Lohrentz, Insight Center; Aarathi Deshmukh, Asian American Justice Center; Barbara Robles, PdD, Arizona State University; and Thais Rezende, Women's Initiative for Self-Employment

June 5 Leadership Conference on Civil Rights webinar powerpoint, "The Challenge of Ballot Measures to Affirmative Procurement Programs"

May 8 Webinar Presentations - "Effective Mentor-Protégé Initiatives in M/W/DBE Programs"
Tim Lohrentz - Overview of State D/M/WBE Mentor-Protégé Programs
Gloria Camarena, Illinois DOT Mentor-Protégé Program
Monserrate Quiñones & Pat Vacca, Massachusetts Affirmative Market Program Mentor-Protégé

March 4 Webinar Presentations
50 State Program Overview, Tim Lohrentz
Franklin Lee
Sharon Smith & Natalie Burley, Ohio DOD

Fall 2007 Series: "Best Practices, Imperfections, and Challenges in State Inclusive Business Programs"


Other Publications:
The Business of Color: Strengthening the Regional Economy, (2007), PDF 8.2MB Download
Minority Business Development for The Cleveland Foundation, (2005), PDF, 5.2MB Download
Executive Summary: Cleveland Minority Business Development Framework, (2005), PDF, 903KB Download
MBE Development Strategies in Cleveland, (2005) Powerpoint, 1.3MB Download