News 2018-02-21T17:30:47+00:00

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Collective of diverse construction firms hired to manage Obama center construction

A collective of five construction firms — most of them owned by African-Americans — has been hired to manage the building of the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.

The decision came after four months during which foundation officials conducted interviews and probed the firms’ hiring records and charitable giving histories to determine if they would truly commit to inclusive hiring and a diverse…

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