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Strengthening Women’s Entrepreneurship through Policy: Small Business Roundtable

Workshop

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

State: WI

Of the 28 million small businesses, nearly 11 million businesses are owned by women, many of whom are also the breadwinner or co-breadwinner in their households.

Event topic:
Access to Capital, Family Medical Leave, Women in Business, Advocacy

Life Pro Tip: Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business - Part 3

Webinar

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

State: CA

Join Start Small Think Big!, the law firm of Morgan Lewis and Small Business Majority for Life Pro Tip: Choosing the Right Legal Entity for Your Business - Part 3,  a free webinar series facilitated by a lawyer designed to give you an overview of the various legal structures that are available to you as you decide to start your own business, and the legal and tax consequences of each. 

This week we will focus on worker co-operatives and B-corp structures.  We will also cover a case study of a worker cooperative in Denver Colorado.

Event topic:
Access to Capital, General Small Business, Retirement Security, Women in Business, Workforce, Workplace Benefits, Rural Entrepreneurship

Healthy Employees, Healthy Bottom Line

Presentation

Thursday, November 14, 2019

State: CA

Small business owners spend their days concentrating on their particular specialty, but there's one thing they have in common: they all have to contend with a host of similar workforce issues. Join the Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce, the Northern CA SBDC Network, Small Business Majority and the Department of Labor at San Jose Public Library Works to discuss workforce and healthcare laws and programs that offer a competitive advantage for small businesses and help retain and attract employees.

Event topic:
Healthcare, Family Medical Leave, Retirement Security, Paid Sick Days, Workplace Benefits

Responsible Lending 101: Navigating Your Options in the Age of FinTech

Webinar

Monday, November 18, 2019

State: CA

HAVE YOU HEARD OF FINTECH?
As online lending grows, it’s critical to understand the responsible, alternative lending options out there to start and grow your small business.

Event topic:
Access to Capital, Retirement Security

LA Women's Entrepreneurship Day 2019 "Together We Rise"

Expo/Fair

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

State: CA

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development invites you to attend a celebration of LA Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2019.

"Together We Rise"

Event topic:
Access to Capital, Women in Business

Beyond the Rhetoric: How to Advocate for Diversity and Inclusion

Workshop

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

State: IL

Join Small Business Majority and the Women's Business Development Center at 1871 and discuss what entrepreneurs and small business owners can do to advocate for policies that promote diversity and inclusion.
 

Event topic:
Advocacy

Estructurando tu Negocio Desde Casa 

Presentation

Thursday, November 21, 2019

State: CA

En muchos estados, ha habido leyes recientemente que facilitan que los empresarios inicien negocios en el hogar. Este tipo de legislación puede cambiar las reglas del juego para los empresarios porque permite a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas tener más flexibilidad con su tiempo y sus finanzas. El estado de California está dando grandes pasos para hacer que los negocios en el hogar sean una opción para más emprendedores, especialmente para propietarios de negocios latinos, mujeres e inmigrantes.
 

Event topic:
Access to Capital, Women in Business, Freelance Economy

Lawndale Small Business Saturday Holiday Kick-Off

Expo/Fair

Saturday, November 30, 2019

State: IL

Small business owners and the community are invited to celebrate Small Business Saturday at Principle Barbers on Saturday, November 30! Enjoy hot drinks, light bites, networking and a morning talk on business funding and finances.
Free event but space is limited. RSVP today!

Hosted by: Small Business Majority, North Lawndale Chamber of Commerce, New Covenant Community Development Corporation and North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council
 

Event topic:
Access to Capital

Finding Capital for Small Business Owners in the Inland Empire

Presentation

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

State: CA

Please join Small Business Majority and Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce for a free and interactive presentation on the current small business funding landscape and funding options to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start and build a scalable business in California.

Topics of discussion include:

Event topic:
Access to Capital, Retirement Security