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Month: September 2011
Small Business Consultant MEDA
SUMMARY: Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) is a community-based, local economic development organization which, for over 38 years, has engaged individuals and small business in community-building strategies. Our mission is to achieve economic justice for San Francisco’s low and moderate income Latino families through asset development. Within the past year, MEDA launched Plaza Adelante, a
FY 2012 Federal Micro Funding
September 22, 2011: FY2012 Federal Funding for Micro – SBA, Workforce Innovation Funds and bank loans
SBA and Micro Funding for FY12
See page 112 for the Senate Appropriations bill that determines the SBA budget. Download a FY2012 Budget to FY2010 Budget Table pre Conference thus far. The following summary was provided by Townsend Public Affairs: The Committee recommended the SBA to be funded at $955 million, an increase of $225 million above the FY2011 level. The
Jason T., Semper Fi Security
Marine Jason T. launched Semper Fi Security with the help of Goodwill of Orange County.
September in Sacramento
September 16, 2011: CAMEO increases support in Sacramento for self-employment as job creation, CAMEO supports three California bills on Governor Brown’s desk and WE WANT YOUr content!
Lidia Mendez, Taqueria Lidia
Thanks to advice from the El Pajaro Community Development Corporation, Lidia Mendez was able to recover a $20,000 loss and find a new location for Taqueria Lidia.
Running A Successful District Meeting
– District meetings are a highly effective way for the micro-business sector to advocate on its own behalf. CAMEO’s Heidi Pickman hosts a webinar on how to most effectively leverage your strengths when meeting with a state legislator.
September 09, 2011: CAMEO’s push for self-employment as job creation makes it into President Obama’s jobs plan and The San Diego Union Tribune op-ed.
Productive Regional Collaboration
August 26, 2011: Collaborations between northern and Sacramento members bears fruit.