The Tri-County Branch has actively sought to establish relationships with local employers, particularly those with larger workforces in order to promote the hiring of minorities. The branch has also reached out to other organizations, such as unions, with which there are shared interests to further job expansion and business development. The Branch has featured Mainstream Development Corp, an organization created to promote and support minority owned businesses. Mr. Freddie Hogan, the Executive Director of Mainstream, has shared valuable information to the branch as featured workshop presenter.
The Committee on Economic Development shall implement local efforts and support national programs to preserve and expand economic empowerment among African-Americans and other communities of color by:
The Labor and Industry Committee shall seek ways to improve the economic status of minority groups by: