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FPA Think Tank Acknowledged as one of the "Top 300 Small Businesses in the South" Listen to an Interview with its Founder
Fairness in Procurement Alliance Raul Espinosa - Founder South ranking: 96 Jacksonville ranking: 8 Click below to listen to interview with Raul Espinosa http://bit.ly/pgiJdc A national coalition representing the procurement interests of 34 small business trade organizations, FPA operates an academic think tank across multiple campuses, whose flagship is The Umbrella Initiative. The mission of this initiative is “to double the number of small businesses contracting with the government by the year 2020.” The coalition first came together in 2005 as a loose alliance of 14 minority and small business advocacy groups to support a “size protest” test case and demonstrate that the size protest process only delivers illusionary justice. One of the objectives of the Umbrella Initiative is to bring transparency and eliminate abusive procurement practices or barriers affecting small and minority businesses.
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