Connie Evans Talks About TILT Forward, Entrepreneurship at Senate Panel on The Wealth Gap

Connie Evans Talks About TILT Forward, Entrepreneurship at Senate Panel on The Wealth Gap

Earlier this month, the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, under Senator Mary L. Landrieu’s (D-LA) leadership, convened a roundtable of experts to discuss the growing wealth gap in the United States.  The Roundtable, “Closing the Wealth Gap: Empowering Minority-Owned Businesses to Reach Their Full Potential for Growth and Job Creation,” was the culmination of more than two years’ worth of hearings, testimony, research, and interviews by Chair Landrieu’s Committee on the topic.  Over the course of that time, the Committee compiled a report looking at the …

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Finding the Power of Equality through One in Three

Finding the Power of Equality through One in Three

Over the long Labor Day Weekend, I chanced across a blog post written by Thomas Perez, the new Secretary of Labor, “A Labor Day Opportunity.”  In it, Secretary Perez ruminated on the monumental events that had transpired 50 years ago in Washington, and how the 1963 March on Washington had been as much about civil equality as it had been about equality of opportunity to work.  “For a moment I celebrated how far we have come,” Secretary Perez wrote, “and then I remembered that we also have a …

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