North Carolina to Discuss Contracting Equity; Study Disparities – PR Web

Governor’s Advisory Council on Historically Underutilized Businesses
The Governor’s Advisory Council on Historically Underutilized Businesses was established to provide support and guidance to the Secretary of the Department of Administration and to the HUB Office on matters specific to the furtherance of the objectives of Executive Order 25 signed by Governor Roy Cooper November 2, 2017.
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HUB has engaged Griffin & Strong, P.C to conduct a disparity study on the availability and utilization of minority, women owned business enterprises and North Carolina historically underutilized businesses. This study will examine relevant evidence of race- or gender-based discrimination in contracting.

Beginning September 30th, the business community and people of all races, backgrounds and experiences are invited to provide input on ways the state of North Carolina can improve in its contracting process. These (4) meetings will be held …

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