New York, NY - April 21st, 2015 - On Sunday, April 19, 2015 Positively Black NBC New York featured the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) on its segment featured inside Today in New York. Positively Black is a long-running part of NBC New York's diversity programming, Positively Black highlights the people, issues and events affecting the African-American community in the tri-state region and across the nation. LIAACC’s President, Phil Andrews and Brooklyn Director La’Shawn Allen Muhammad were interviewed by Positively Black host Tracie Strahan.
Positively Black program won a 2014 “New York National Association of Black Journalists” award for best programming. The interview centered on LIAACC’s economic agenda in the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Kings.
LIAACC’s Brooklyn Director La’Shawn Allen Muhammad highlighted some of her immediate goals to enhance the economic future of African Americans in the Brooklyn region.
“The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. was grateful for the opportunity to appear NBC New York’s long-running diversity program to highlight some our upcoming goals for the region. We look forward to serving business owners in the region, and member both the size and quality of our membership network”. Phil Andrews, LIAACC President.
About the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
The Mission of the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is to advance and promote economic development for business and to advance responsive government and quality education on the behalf of all small businesses, with emphasis on African Ancestry, while preserving the Long Island community”. Long Island means the New York State counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Queens and Kings. A Chamber of Commerce is one of the most well known and recognizable organizations in the country chartered to stimulate business in local and regional areas where they are designated to serve.
The Chamber was established in 2010 by its founder John L. Scott and is currently led by its President, Phil Andrews.
To be placed on email list for upcoming Minority Business Certification Business Workshops (MWBEs) or inquire about membership and corporate partnership opportunities, please email the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.