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Policy News – September 11, 2019

Policy News – September 11, 2019

The Senate has until the September 30th deadline to pass funding bills and avoid a government shutdown. Negotiations may be dragged out as Senate Republicans want to increase funding for the border wall by $12 billion, a proposal that is unpalatable to Senate...

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Industry News – September 11, 2019

Industry News – September 11, 2019

SBA Invites America's Small Businesses to Share Their Story The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year. Source: PR Newswire Dallas...

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Industry News, September 4, 2019

Industry News, September 4, 2019

The State of Black Businesses in U.S. Cities with Large Black Populations Some have a strong economy and progressive political leadership that can bolster Black entrepreneurship. Others struggle to create a diverse network and comprehensive plan to keep Black...

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This Month’s Featured Member

The mission of the Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) is to promote social and economic self-sufficiency primarily for economically disadvantaged women and their families. WORC provides training, individual business assistance, incentive savings program, job placement, and access to business and financial resources. WORC empowers its constituents through various self-help strategies including savings, a self-employment network, and access to its local and national affiliations. Additionally, WORC encourages community awareness and responsiveness concerning issues impacting economic equity and independence.

 

To learn more about Women’s Opportunities Resource Center, visit worc-pa.com/.

 

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