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Data Company Settles Federal Job-Discrimination Case

Federal contractor Westat Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it failed to provide equal employment opportunities to more than 3,600 minorities nationwide, the Department of Labor announced Wednesday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Bet on Ben Carson to Defeat Hillary Clinton

As the 2016 presidential election approaches media speculation, propaganda, and misinformation spikes.

Small-Business Community Rallies Against $1B Failure by D.C. Agencies

D.C.'s small-business community, frustrated by what they say is a failure by the city government to support them, will rally at the steps of the John A. Wilson Building this month to address misspent government funds.

Back-to-School Time

In making sure that our children are safe, we should anticipate what would be needed if something were to happen to us. Immediately, if there was a tragedy, would the legal supports be in place?

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Looting in Lieu of Reparations

Instead of calling for additional Black voter registration efforts and "social change," Black voters should consider that we have the clout to hasten our own changes through reparations we gained for slavery — compensatory payments for the descendants of those ...

Report Offers Fiscal Hope for Minorities

A new report issued by the Center for American Progress (CAP) in Northwest revealed that the projected population growth and the reduction of economic and health disparities between communities of color presents a clear opportunity to create a win-win situation ...

$8 Million Tech Facility Opens in Southeast

After years of lagging behind the rest of the District, residents of Southeast have finally had their prayers answered in the form of a new facility that will offer computer and business training for youth, adults and senior citizens alike.

Digital DC Highlights Growth and Opportunities in Tech Scene

One of the visions of the District’s Five-Year Economic Development Strategy is to make the city the largest tech hub on the East Coast.

A New Chapter in Innovation at St. Elizabeths

Even as the architectural designs were being drafted, the St. Elizabeths East Campus was always viewed as a place for opportunity and forward thinking.

Welcome to R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center

We are so excited to introduce the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center, the first community based technology and innovation center of its kind in the District of Columbia.

St. Elizabeths Redevelopment

As a large contiguous site in the heart of one of the nation's most economically dynamic regions, St. Elizabeths East Campus offers universities an exceptional opportunity for co-location and collaboration with government and technology-related industries.

Demonstration Center at Gateway DC

The District government, through the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development has transformed the St. Elizabeths East chapel into the “R.I.S.E.” Demonstration Center.

Key Initiatives Aim to Spur Job Growth in the District

A top priority of Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s administration has been to create a more sustainable economy for the city and to ensure employment opportunities exists for District residents.

The Emergence of Bitcoin: Why More Investors are Turning Online

As we continue to emerge out of the economic crisis, there's a new kind of money that's got investors around the world talking.

D.C. Mayor Gray to Embark on 10-Day Mission to China

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will embark next week on a 10-day trade mission to China, where city leaders will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the District's sister-city relationship with Beijing.