NCDOT Invites Community Feedback on Equity in Public Contracting

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NCDOT Statewide Disparity Study Informational Meeting Series Begins January 29th

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (“NCDOT”) desires to engage in equitable procurement with all businesses in its market area. To accomplish this, NCDOT has contracted with Griffin & Strong, P.C. (“GSPC”) to conduct a Disparity Study that will analyze business availability and NCDOT spending with Minority, Women (“M/WBE”) and other Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (“DBE”).

With future contract opportunities on the horizon and a desire to be inclusive of the local and diverse business community, NCDOT invites business owners, organizations, community members and advocates to an informational meeting series to learn how their input can help NCDOT ensure that all sectors of the business community are represented in its future spending; including prime contractors, subcontractors, M/WBE and DBE firms.

Tuesday, January 29th 2019
from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Goodwill Opportunity Campus
5301 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208

Wednesday, January 30th 2019
from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
John Chavis Community Center
505 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27601

Thursday January 31st 2019
from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Cumberland County Public Library
300 Maiden Lane Fayetteville, NC 28301

Griffin & Strong will facilitate and provide information about ways businesses can be fully engaged in the study process. For interested parties, please register via Eventbrite at https://ncdotinformationmeetings.eventbrite.com. NCDOT encourages community participation, as it will have an impact on the future of NCDOT diversity programs.

For questions or concerns, please email Griffin & Strong Deputy Project Manager, Sterling Johnson, at NCDOTStudy@gspclaw.com or visit http://gspclaw.com. Please note all comments during the meeting may be recorded and potentially used in the studies.

Griffin & Strong, P.C. is a law and public policy consulting firm based in Atlanta, GA. Since 1992, the firm has represented individual clients, small businesses, corporations, and government entities in public policy consulting, legislation, contract compliance, supplier diversity consulting, and disparity studies.

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Sterling Johnson
Griffin & Strong, P.C.
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