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    Commissioner Jonnel Doris today announced in a new report that the City's 76 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) invested more than $170 million in New York City neighborhoods during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, boosting approximately 93,000 businesses amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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    SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced "BE NYC Startup Intensive," an instructional course to provide Black entrepreneurs with resources and support they need to launch and grow successful businesses. The course will consist of two distinct tracks - the first will support all Black entrepreneurs and the second will be tailored for Black women entrepreneurs.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced nearly 17,000 women have been served through the City's landmark initiative, Women Entrepreneurs NYC (WE NYC), which connects women entrepreneurs with the resources and support they need to start and grow thriving businesses. This achievement comes with the release of a report that measures the program's outcomes during its first five years.
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    The City will hire 2,000 New Yorkers to work on City-run vaccination efforts as part of the Vaccine for All Corps. No healthcare experience is required for many positions, which include roles in site management, operations, and client services, in addition to clinical roles.
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    Neighborhood businesses keep New York going 24/7. Here are the top 3 ways you can support the small businesses that make our city a unique place to live:

    1. Shop safely in person or online
    2. Buy a gift card
    3. Order delivery or curbside pickup

    Find options to help you Shop Your City here.

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