Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:

Is your CEO an anti-racist?: Despite big money promises from the world’s largest companies, progress toward diversity goals remains slow.

The South Side’s New Collective Approach to Commercial Corridors: Can this collective commercial real estate model, created and led by Black businesses in Chicago, finally revitalize the South and West Side’s long-disinvested commercial corridors?

Empty Offices and Inflation Are Threatening NYC’s Food Trucks: New York City’s food truck owners are finding new ways to stay afloat as soaring food and gas prices, combined with fewer customers, eat into their profits.

Small businesses are feeling slightly better about inflation: Small business sentiment improved in August but remains depressed as business owners face an uncertain economic landscape.