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Community Economic Resilience Fund Awards $19.6 million to CAMEO Members

Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced $39 million in state funding through the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF). The Fund, a cross-agency project administered by the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), and the Labor & Workforce Development Agency, was created to support communities with their transition

CAMEO Summit: Advocacy Day Prep | Governor’s Budget – May Revise

In this Must Know… CAMEO Summit: Advocacy Day Prep Join us June 7-8 at the 2023 CAMEO Summit! The staff is bustling to bring you exciting content and of course fun activities. If you are attending Advocacy Day during the Summit (or want to learn more about the small and micro business policy landscape), please join us on May 31,

Governor’s Budget – May Revise

Last Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom released a revised version of his 2023-24 state budget. While there are some proposed increases to several small business programs, the proposed cuts to other critical programs could result in severe harm to the state’s small and micro businesses. Lawmakers have until June 15, 2023 to agree to a final

Bernadette Aguirre, INA Botanicals & Tea

Bernadette Aguirre is a first-generation Filipina American from San Francisco, California. She is the founder of INA Botanicals & Tea, an herbal and specialty tea company that is dedicated to supporting personal growth and wellness.