Austin, Texas – Just prior to Black Business Day on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Texas State Capitol, on Thursday, March 30th, at 1:00PM another historic event will occur with over 20 state agency executive directors each signing a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) Agreement to support the Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) who are members of the two largest state minority chambers of commerce.
The signing will start promptly in the Capitol Auditorium Room E1.004 located in the Capitol Extension. Registered Texas HUB businesses are welcome to attend that wish to witness the signing.
State Senator Royce West will provide remarks highlighting the previous two years covered under the MOC and emphasize the need to the agencies to further support Black and Mexican American owned HUB businesses.
The Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce (TAAACC) and the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMAC) are anticipating signing “good faith effort” agreements with the directors of: Health and Human Services, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas System, Texas Tech University, Texas Department of Transportation (TxDot), Texas Park and Wildlife Department, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texas A & M University, Texas A & M University System, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Texas State University System, Texas State University, General Land Office, Texas Department of Insurance, Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, Teachers Education Agency, Texas Railroad Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and Texas Facilities Commission.
Event contacts include TAAACC’s Chairman of the Board Christopher Herring and President Charles O’Neal and TAMACC’s Chairman Samuel Guzman and President Pauline E. Anton. For more information please go to http://www.TAAACC.org and http://www.TAMACC.org.