Transcripts of full meetings of the council.

Whereas, in 1980, a small group of Philadelphia business people formed the BrainTrust, selected Beverly Harper as President, and set as its goal the passage of legislation in Philadelphia that would guarantee minorities and women a share of City contracts; and

Whereas, Dr. Edward Robinson,

working under then Managing Director

Wilson Goode, produced documentation that

minorities and women were being awarded

less than one percent of City contracts;

and

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