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New Bloomington Directory Highlights Women- And Minority-Owned Businesses

A new business directory is now available to highlight minority and women-owned businesses serving Bloomington and Monroe County. According to the city of Bloomington, the Minority & Women-Owned Business directory was developed to help provide visibility for diverse businesses, promote equity of economic opportunities, and help eliminate barriers for minority and women-owned businesses. Bloomington’s minority- and women-owned businesses generate more …

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IU Trustees Encouraging Development of Women and Minority Owned Businesses

Last Thursday, during a board meeting at Indiana University East in Richmond, IU trustees talked about the contracts awarded by the school to businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans. Governor Mike Pence set diversity targets for all state purchasing from the Indiana government. According to trustee Patrick Shoulders, IU considers those aspirational goals. The aim is to encourage the …

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