Greenlining Institute’s 26th Annual Economic Summit “Reclaiming Our Time” – Friday, April 26th, 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Join Merriwether & WIlliams at this day-long event, which will include policy-skill building, music, art, and motivational moments that will empower all who attend. We’re sitting down with critically acclaimed director Boots Riley and playwright Chinaka Hodge for a fireside chat about Oakland’s role in global movement for racial equity and presenting our Lifetime Achievement Award to U.S. Representative Barbara Lee. She the People founder Aimee Allison, and Dream Corps President Vien Truong will be exploring how to move America toward true justice.

To learn more, visit: Greenlining Summit

To register, visit: Greenlining Summit Eventbrite Registration

East Bay: East Bay Housing Organizations’ “Affordable Housing Week” – Thursday, May 9th to Sunday, May 19th

Join Merriwether & WIlliams at this 10-day event, East Bay Housing Organizations’ (EBHO’s) Affordable Housing Week! As an event sponsor, Merriwether & Williams celebrates our partnership with EBHO and other affordable housing advocates and developers, who have joined together to promote more equity, inclusion and affordable housing development.

To learn more visit EBHO’s Affordable Housing Week

San Francisco: The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Presents the 13th Annual Construction Contractors Breakfast – Thursday, May 30th, 2019, 7AM – 9:30 AM

Location: War Memorial Veterans Building, The Green Room, located at 401 Van Ness Ave., 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102.

Join Merriwether & Williams staff at this informative breakfast event. Construction contractors will greatly benefit from receiving all the latest updates on construction projects taking place in San Francisco, particularly in the Bayview Hunters Point area, such as the sewer repair Biosolids project in the Southeast and other multi-million dollar construction projects. There will also be useful certification information on the Local Business Enterprise (LBE) Program and other information to assist contractors in taking part in all the work coming to this area.

For more information, visit: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Calendar of Events


The City of Los Angeles proudly presents “Accessing City Contracting Opportunities”
Sponsored by the City of Los Angeles Contractor Development & Bonding Program- Thursday, April 25, 2019 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Location:  Lyn Shaw Hilfenhaus Community Room, 19040 Vanowen Street, Reseda, CA 91335

The City of Los Angeles Contractor Development and Bonding Program invites you to an Outreach Workshop “Accessing City Contracting Opportunities” with Councilmember Bob Blumenfield.

This program equips contractors with the tools and resources needed to navigate through the obstacles of public construction projects, and serves as an overreaching effort to increase inclusion and opportunity for all minority, small, local and and disadvantaged businesses.

Download the event flyer

Registration required and space is limited. To register, visit: Contracting Opportunities Event  Or call: 213.258.3000, or email:

Contractor Development & Bonding Program Presents “Joint Ventures: How a Joint Venture can Help You Business” – Tuesday,  April 30th, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location:  Merriwether & Williams Insurance Services,
550 S. Hope Street, Suite 1835 Los Angeles, CA 90071

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about Joint Ventures and discover the following:
What is a Joint Venture?
Advantages/Disadvantages of a Joint Venture.
Can a Joint Venture help my business?

Download the Joint Venture Flyer

Registration required and space is limited. To register, visit:  Joint Venture Workshop Registration, or please call 213.258.3000 or email:

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