City Council Amends DBE Program in Effort to Better Serve Minority-Owned Businesses

At its Jan. 28 meeting, the New Orleans Council approved an ordinance that will rename, restructure, and simplify the City’s DBE program. Now called the Equitable Business Opportunities Program, the changes are designed to increase the program’s effectiveness and address deeply-rooted economic disparities faced by local minority-owned businesses.  Key updates...