September 27, 2018
Month: September 2018
Gabriela Murguia, MercaMex Distributor and Dulceria Alebrijes
Gabriela Murguia was born and raised in Zamora Michoacán and comes from a family of merchants. When she was 29 she moved to Ontario, California but found it difficult to find viable work. She moved to Delano, and worked in the fields picking grapes, and in restaurants and a gas station to sustain her family. After a lot of hard work and dedication, she was promoted to full time at the gas station, with benefits and better pay. Meanwhile, she was preparing herself for the field she liked most – sales!
Engaging with Veterans: Entrepreneurship and the Military
CAMEO’s Women Veterans Entrepreneurship Network offers year-round community events to foster new businesses. Veterans Day is an excellent time to promote your business development classes and special programs for veterans, military spouses and caregivers. Join us for tips on how to engage more military-connected business owners in time for Veterans Day.
Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey
Please send this email to your clients and have them participate in the survey – it’s been super useful in understanding small business credit needs. CAMEO is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start and existing businesses, and we’d like you to participate. This short survey will take approximately 9
Today’s Webinar – Serving Veterans? Micro Bills Passed! Credit Survey
September 20, 2018
Prepare to Serve Veterans in November; Action on SB 1235; Turn to Federal Issues
September 13, 2018
The CRA Is Under Threat – With It, Crucial Investments in Low-Income Communities
Working in the field of business assistance, our sector is super-aware of the crucial role that access to capital plays when it comes to launching a successful small business. And in low-and-moderate-income communities, being able to succeed as a business owner can often be the difference between prosperity and destitution. However, these communities have rarely
Maria Harrington, Casa de Español
Before Maria Harrington was a business owner or even a teacher, she was a student at Berkeley exploring a question: How are indigenous cultures changing in terms of language and culture, given mass migration to the US? In her research, she followed a connection to Chiapas, the southernmost state in Mexico. There, she lodged with the indigenous family of a friend in their jungle community.
Historic Truth-In-Lending Bill: Ask Governor Brown to sign it!
CAMEO is excited to announce that SB 1235 (Glazer), the California small business truth-in-lending bill that we have been working on passed the legislature on August 31st, the last day of the legislative session. The vote was bipartisan with the Assembly voting 72-3 and the Senate 28-6! We’ve been working really hard with the author’s office and many allies
Transparency in Lending Bill Passes! One More Step; Serving Veterans?
September 6, 2018