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Father And Son Open The First Family Black-Owned UPS Store In Western New York

Father-son duo Dr. Uzo Ihenko and Kelechi Chillis-Ihenko own the first family Black-owned UPS in Western New York, according to WKBW-TV.

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 26, 2023

The UPS Foundation Is Awarding $10M In Grants For Worldwide Diversity

The UPS Foundation recently announced it would be awarding more than $10M in grants in order to promote and advance diversity and inclusion programs in 2018. These programs will be focused on economic empowerment, education and scholarships, work training and social and gender equality and will be given to 44 organizations, according to a press release . These grants will support diversity and inclusion of different cultures, ethnicities and genders. The grant and partnership the UPS will have with the International Trade Center will center around the creation of a Women’s Exporter Program, which will be training thousands of women in cross-border trading. Other organizations that were awarded cover a wide range of diverse groups. For example, ACCION International will be able to provide micro-loans to Nigerian women who have participated in the UPS Women’s Exporter program and SheTrades. The  National Black Child Development Institute aims to improve childhood literacy levels. “Our...

Christine Cauthen

Jul 17, 2018