Task Force Member Organizations
The following organizations have committed to joining the Task Force and have elected representatives.
Task force member organizations include MSD, LG&E, Louisville Water Company, Louisville Regional Airport Authority, LMHA, JCPS, UofL, KYTC, TARC, Louisville Urban League, OneWest, and a representative from the Metro Council. Representatives from GLI, Kentuckiana Works, and organized labor serve on the Workforce Development Subcommittee. Elevating the task force into the mayor’s office also aligns with Mayor Greenberg’s work to increase the number of Black-owned businesses in Louisville. Included are links to the Member Organizations’ webpages regarding business opportunities, bidding and/or procurement:
Activities of Task Force Member Organizations will include:
• Establishing ambitious and achievable goals and timetables directed toward increasing expenditures with and the utilization of MFDBE’s and Black-owned businesses. Results from these efforts are to be included in quarterly reports on utilization and effectiveness of policies and practices.
• Developing Local Labor Utilization Guidelines to encourage national, regional and local companies to use good faith efforts to increase the number of local jobs and employment of local labor in the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
• Developing a Community Benefits Guideline encouraging contractors for all construction, construction-related, professional and engineering contracts to invest in local non-profits engaged in missions to increase Black-owned and MFDBE capacity and workforce development in the Louisville MSA.
• Soliciting input from and collaborate with local businesses, business organizations, labor unions, human resources organizations, supplier diversity organizations and others who work daily in the fields and activities related to the work of the Task Force.
Other workforce development and community investment organizations with similar goals will provide direct support and will participate with the Task Force, including Louisville Urban League, OneWest, KentuckianaWorks, Greater Louisville, Inc. (GLI) Minority Business Accelerator, and local labor and trade union representatives.
To learn more about business certification, prequalification, and registration for doing business with Louisville Metro Government, visit the Human Relations Commission at https://louisvilleky.gov/government/human-relations-commission/contract-compliance-certification