Category Archives: News and Updates

More on the State of Colorado Disparity Study prepared by Keen Independent

Pursuant to Senate Bill 19-135, a disparity study was conducted in 2020 for the State of Colorado by Keen Independent Research. The purpose of the study was to examine the utilization and availability of State contracts to businesses owned by people of color, women, persons with physical or mental disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. The final report was provided to the Colorado State Legislature on December 1, 2020.

State of Colorado Disparity Study

New Joint Baton Rouge Certification Program for Disadvantaged Businesses

Keen Independent worked with the City of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport and BREC (the operator of public parks and recreation facilities) to develop a new joint Baton Rouge certification program for socially and economically disadvantaged businesses.

East Baton Rouge Considers Boost for Small Firms or Those Owned by Women, Minorities, Vets.