Coumo Announces “Bridge” Loans

Andrew_Cuomo_by_Pat_ArnowShort-Term Loans Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the Bridge to Success loan program, now available through participating lenders committing at least $20 million to expand access to short-term bridge loans for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs). Continue Reading →

Incarcerated Harlemites Can Earn A College Degree

FRONTLINE "Dropout Nation"Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a new statewide initiative to give incarcerated individuals the opportunity to earn a college degree through funding college classes in prisons across New York. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne’ By James Gavin

lena-horneHere’s a great pick by HW contributor Todd Roulette. It’s James Gavin, author and journalist most recent book, Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne (Atria Books/Simon & Schuster, 2009). Continue Reading →

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Launches Business Mentor NY

coumo mentor programGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the official launch of Business Mentor NY, the State’s first, large scale, hands-on mentoring program geared to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across New York State overcome challenges and spur growth. Continue Reading →

Gov Cuomo’s Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

Prevent Identity TheftGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a consumer alert to urge Harlemites and New Yorkers to protect themselves against identity theft during the busy holiday shopping season when that risk is especially high. Continue Reading →

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Releases Minority and Women-Owned Businesses Report

redcawardsGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today released an end of the year progress report on New York State’s commitment to connecting minority and women-owned businesses (MWBEs) showing the state had surpassed its goal of providing 20 percent of state contracts MWBEs. Continue Reading →