Kansas City: Toward Universal Equitable Contracting

Kansas City is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.
May 1, 2019 AT 10:00 AM
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Kansas City is a finalist for this year's City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.

You can help select this year's City Accelerator participants! Check out the cities' pitches, and then let us know which ones you think should be a part of this important program by giving them a star rating and leaving your comments below!

What is the city proposing?

Kansas City’s plans to build a universal procurement system that creates equitable and inclusive economic opportunities for African-American and minority businesses to be strong and sustainable drivers, partners and leaders in the Kansas City community. The innovative approach to their goal - create an eco-system for small businesses that’s built by small businesses.

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For a detailed description of the mission and purpose of the City Accelerator’s cohort on promoting economic equity, click here.

Public response is one of several criteria being used by the City Accelerator to select cohort cities. The number of ratings or comments by themselves do not determine final status or selection.

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The City Accelerator wants your feedback. Ask a question or share your thoughts on the problem and the proposed approach - and we welcome your comment on what a solution would mean for city residents

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