Diverse chamber presidents and Wells Fargo's head of government and community relations, Jon Campbell, recently sat down to discuss a $1.2 million investment to fund training opportunities for diverse-owned small business leaders across the nation.*****
Two small business organizations have teamed to encourage and boost youth employment.*****
Women-owned business growth has been swelling for years. Non-white, multicultural women are the secret force behind overall progress and the introduction of more than $1.5 trillion in revenue to the nation's economy, according to a new report.*****
Following the first Republican presidential debate, real estate businessman Donald Trump appears to have the support of the small business industry based on a post-debate survey.*****
Latinos have said job creation and fixing the economy is among their most important issues that politicians should address during the midterm election, according to Latino Decisions 2014 Election Eve Poll, and U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet has been helping Latinos enter into small business ventures.*****
President Barack Obama announced his latest nominations to "key" administration posts, including three Latinos, which could affect immigration management.*****
Spanish-language Latina Hope classes are equipping Hispanic women in South Texas with the necessary tools required to launch their own craft businesses, also helping those with pre-existing craft businesses to function more professionally.*****
In a time when congressional action is slow, at best, the U.S. Senate confirmed the third-ever Latina to head a Presidential Cabinet position. On Thursday, Maria Contreras-Sweet, a long-time leader in the Hispanic business community, was confirmed as the head of the Small Business Administration.*****
“Latinos are taking all of our jobs” is a statement that’s been disproven time-and-time again, but indisputable evidence that the contrary is true comes in the form of proof that immigrants are keen entrepreneurs, actually offering more jobs to the American job market, helping to enhance the local and national economy.*****
Several small non-agricultural establishments in the Paso del Norte borderland are eligible of loans through the U.S. Business Administration, due to droughts extending across the region.
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