Newark: Equitable Procurement Pilots and a Portal

The city of Newark is a finalist for this year’s City Accelerator project, which is focused on helping cities promote economic equity.
by The city of Newark | May 1, 2019 AT 10:00 AM
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The city of Newark 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?

As a former cohort five city of City Accelerator, Newark is training minority contractors to get them ready for the procurement process, which is needed for Newark’s booming development. In cohort 6, Newark intends to focus on implementing procurement pilots, including the procurement portal.


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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On: 05-10-2019

The City of Newark represents tremendous untapped potential in supporting minority-owned businesses.


On: 05-02-2019

Great pitch!