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State Operational Services Division: The Supplier Diversity Office Directory of Certified Businesses
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Directory of Certified Businesses.
SLBE / MWBE / VOSBE Directory Search
You may search this directory by keyword, SLBE or MWBE status or by category to find small, local, minority, women, veteran, and service disabled veteran owned business enterprises in Boston.
The Boston Residents Jobs Policy
The purpose of this document is to provide compliance information to developers and contractors so that they may more easily achieve compliance regarding the Boston Construction Employment Standards.
The Boston Residents Jobs Policy Website
The Boston Residents Jobs Policy (BRJP) office monitors the compliance of developers and contractors on private and public development projects in the City of Boston.
The mission of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts, Inc. (BECMA) is to advance the economic well-being of Black businesses, organizations that serve the Black community and Black residents of Massachusetts.
Business Equity Initiative (BEI)
BEI was developed to help accelerate the growth of local enterprises of color and to directly impact the increase of job opportunities and wealth creation in our neighborhoods.
Pacesetters is a partnership of large and midsized companies and anchor institutions who use their collective purchasing power to create opportunities at scale for local, ethnic minority-owned businesses.
Employment Standards in Boston
A resource for Boston construction project compliance statistics, BRA construction compliance reports and more.
Municipal Construction Affirmative Marketing Program
This program establishes goals and monitors compliance by general contractors of minority business enterprise and women business enterprise participation in state funded vertical construction projects throughout the Commonwealth's 351 municipalities.
Massachusetts Minority Contractors Association
The MMCA, established in 2007, has as its primary goal to facilitate business opportunities and market share growth for minority, women and small businesses engaged in the construction industry.
The Black Contractors Association of Rhode Island
The Black Contractors Association of Rhode Island works to facilitate business opportunities for Rhode Island based MBEs in the construction industry.
The Boston Residents Jobs Bank
A Resource for finding Boston construction workers.
DCAMM Disparity Study - 2017
Workforce Performance by Trade Report 10-26-16 This most recent Disparity Study covers DCAMM construction and design contracts active during fiscal years 2010 - 2015.
The Compliance Mentor Group
The Compliance Mentor Group (TCMG) is a full-service diversity compliance firm servicing the construction industry. From strategy and implementation to final follow through, TCMG helps improve workforce numbers, equal employment performance and inclusion of disadvantaged businesses.
Greater New England Minority Supplier Diversity Council
The National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc (NMSDC) is the global leader in advancing business opportunities for its certified Asian, African-American, Hispanic and Native American business enterprises and connecting them to member corporations. NMSDC was chartered in 1972 to provide increased procurement and business opportunities for minority businesses of all sizes. GNEMSDC is an affiliate council to NMSDC.
Building Trades Training Directors Association of Massachusetts
Directory of joint apprenticeship training centers in Massachusetts.
The Policy Group on Tradeswomen's Issues
PGTI is a regional collaboration of construction industry stakeholders, including tradeswomen, building trades unions, contractors, government representatives, community organizations and researchers. They have bi-monthly meetings to "crush the persistent policy failure yo open up good jobs in the construction trades to women.
Build A Life MA
Learn about construction careers for women.
National Center for Women's Equity In Apprenticeship and Employment
The National Center for Women's Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment at Chicago Women in Trades (CWIT) can provide useful strategies and practical applications to increase the number of women entering and being retained in registered apprenticeship through our online resources, technical assistance and training.
Associated Builders and Contractors of Massachusetts
The core purpose of ABC of Massachusetts is to advance and defend the principles of the "Merit Shop" in the construction industry, while promoting our members, as industry leaders and supporting them with professional programs and services. ABC is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms.