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Transportation Diversity Council Honors Castillo

We are pleased to announce that Transit/Transit News is featuring Smalls Electric and TDC's Bronx Design and Construction Academy the entire month of March.

Congratulations Smalls Electric,TDC and BxDCA - your hard work and dedication is changing the lives for our youth of tomorrow and certainly appreciated. Please see below for the air time schedule.






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Current TDC Summit Sponsor commitments, levels and websites, click here.

Please join the Professional Women in Construction's Holiday Dinner Dance on December 14, 2012 where TDC's very own Ms. Stephanie Dawson, Acting Chief Operating Officer of PANYNJ will be the honored guest.  See the attached and be sure to RSVP early as the tickets are selling fast.


Congratulations are in line for Jeff Smalls, Dwayne Sampson and our BxDCA leaders. Their passion and tireless efforts in leading our youth is certainly appreciated and certainly inspiring. The BxDCA was featured in the Inside School's editorial as one of the top picks in the Bronx! See the full article at

Dwayne Sampson, TDC President and CEO and New York Knicks Center Tyson Chandler helping with relief efforts in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in Far Rockaway, Queens New York on Saturday, November 17, 2012.

If you or anyone of your colleagues are Certified MWBE's in New York City or State, please contact Dwayne or me if interested in attending a meeting on November 28, 2012 from 3PM - 4PM to discuss Emergency Contract Opportunities involving Hurricane Sandy Reconstruction and Relief Efforts. Participants in the meeting will include: Commissioner, Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), NYC Chief Procurement Officer, NYC Chief Diversity Officer and other key NYC decision makers.

As the backbone of our economy, the State wants small businesses and Minority Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) to be successful - and we can help you be successful. The NYS Surety Bond Assistance Program provides critical credit, training and technical assistance support to qualified small businesses or MWBEs to help them secure surety bonds for State contracting.


USHSR is looking forward to having you speak at our upcoming conference at Union Station, Los Angeles. You are conformed to speak in the main conference of the event, there are no break out rooms, so, you will have the entire room to make your presentation.

Enclosed are sponsorship materials along with timely press releases on our event.

Let me know if I can be of further help or assistance.

Also, if you could let us know if an opportunity is available for USHSR to make a presentation at the main event of your conference that would be great.