According to a new study by Atlanta-based consultants Griffin & Strong, minorities and women owned businesses are WAY less likely to receive metro contracts! How bad is it? Check out the stats below:
-Metro prime contracts reviewed by this study were worth a total of $3 billion and only 17% went to women and minority owned businesses.
-Only 3.49% went to African American owned firms.
This is a huge underrepresentation and an even bigger problem for Nashville! Full story HERE