This Black History Month, we are talking about the contributions of Black Americans to every facet of life, including Upstate New York’s economy.
Anthony Gaddy, co-founder, president & CEO of the Upstate New York Black Chamber of Commerce, joined JoDee Kenney for a conversation about how the organization supports entrepreneurship and growth for Black-owned businesses. Gaddy said the chapter coordinates with the U.S. Black Chambers of Commerce to advocate for programs and policies that help Black business owners. He credited the Small Business Association Community Navigator Pilot Program and Truth in Lending Act for providing transparency and needed capital to Black Owned Businesses, and said the organization is working to grow the opportunity for state and federal contracts.
You can watch the full interview with Anthony Gaddy, Co-Founder, President & CEO of the UpState New York Black Chamber of Commerce via the video player above. And be sure to tune in for a look inside the biggest issues impacting Upstate New York, on In Focus with JoDee Kenney — every Sunday on Spectrum News 1.