More Minority-Owned Firms are Participating in City Projects

Charleston City Paper | November 3, 2011
The result: African-American participation in the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center was at 15.5 percent, up from 6 percent for the Dock Street Theatre, while the percentage of women-owned firms working on the project were higher for the community center than with the theater, rising from 5 percent to 6 percent. (Women-owned firms also received 8 percent of the work on the Bees Landing Recreation Center.) This is progress. But we have to build on this by working with city government to develop more ways to get minority firms involved.

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