August 23, 2017

The FCC is made up of all the minority Chambers of Commerce that are very in touch with the minority businesses.  The union of these Chambers is historic and amplifies the disparity that the minority business community is underserved.  

The Fair Contracting Coalition's Report Card's (FCC) update that shows new relationships between minority businesses and the public agencies identified by the FCC and finally given an ini...

May 17, 2017

Report Card Update – Do Right by Our Community!

The Report Card conducted by the Fair Contractor Coalition (FCC) graded government tax payer agencies to hold them accountable to their relationships with local, small, minority, women and Veteran owned business enterprises.  One aspect of the responsibility placed on these agencies was to increase communication with the minority communities in which they serve.   Many of the agen...

May 10, 2017

I have exciting news to share with everyone regarding the Fair Contracting Coalition (FCC), we have had another victory! For those not familiar our company submitted a bid to SA Airport Aviation for power washing. We had the lowest bid, however they initially awarded the contract to Fleetwash Inc., out of Fairfield, NJ. Needless to say with the swift leadership and help from Mr. Christopher Herring and Mr. TC Calvert Sr., our...

April 12, 2017

On February 23, 2017, the Fair Contractor Coalition addressed the City of San Antonio City Council in regards to violation of SBEDA Ordinance for local Small Women Minority and Business Enterprises (SWMBE).  A Japanese company ZOLL refused to sub-contract to Medwheels, a local SWMBE, located in the Eastside of San Antonio in a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) area. 

The Fair Contracting Coalition team attendance a...

March 29, 2017

The Report Card is the buzz in San Antonio's minority business community.   In fact the Fair Contractors Coalition has met with the executive leadership of CPS Energy.  CPS received the only D grade.   CPS asked for the Fair Contractor Coalition to consider adjusting the scoring/grading criteria slightly to take into account items that cannot be manufactured or created locally.    The Fair Contractor Coalition agreed to review...

March 22, 2017

If the 16 public agencies are to improve over the year until the next report card, who will help them in this journey?   Why is this improvement important?   We need to see new dollars rain on our community for our families benefit!     So who are the Blacks appointed to these public agencies?    This impressive list includes:   Bryon Miller, Edward Aquifer Authority;  Lester Bryant, VIA Metropolitan Transit; Joe Linson, Unive...

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