Newark receives grant to support minority-owned businesses and the jobs they create

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Mayor Ras J. Baraka recently announced that the city of Newark is one of five cities nationwide that will share in a $500,000 City Accelerator grant to support minority-owned businesses and the jobs they create. The five cities involved – Atlanta, GA, El Paso, TX, Long Beach, CA, Newark, NJ and Rochester, NY will work together over the next year to pursue a range of projects to support the growth of local minority-owned businesses and the creation of additional jobs in their communities.

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