IBJ Podcast: Indy Black Chamber of Commerce wants city support

The city of Indianapolis and Indy Chamber are close partners. Not only does Indy Chamber’s Develop Indy division have a $1 million contract to handle the city’s economic development efforts, the city has also given it millions of dollars for grants and loans to help companies deal with the pandemic.

The Indy Black Chamber of Commerce, which launched in 2015, wants a piece of that action.

Host Mason King talks with the Black Chamber’s Larry Williams about why he thinks the city should be working more with his organization. And Mason also talks with Angela Smith Jones, the deputy mayor of economic development, about the reasons the city is working with Indy Chamber.

Read more about the issue in reporter Samm Quinn’s story in this week’s IBJ.

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3 thoughts on “IBJ Podcast: Indy Black Chamber of Commerce wants city support

  1. What criteria has the White Chanber of Commerce set for its initiatives to lift poor white people out of poverty. The Black Chamber needs to fix the 5 issue infecting the Black community before any chamber can help there community. And racism isn’t even on the list.