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Boxer-Feinstein PRIME support letter

Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer 112 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 phone (202) 224-3553 fax: 202-224-0454 Office of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein 331 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224-3841 Fax: (202) 228-3954 —- DATE The Honorable Dianne Feinstein United States Senate 331 Hart Office Building Washington, DC 20510

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

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

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!

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.

Jobs. Period.

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.