CAMEO Blog

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  • Omicron Checklist for Employers January 19, 2022Omicron Checklist for Employers
    Enhanced Protections to Help Meet This Moment From our colleagues at Health Action Alliance. Legal battles aside, employers in most states are still free to move forward with their own vaccine requirements. Employer-initiated vaccination requirements were, in ...
  • California FY 2022-23 Budget Take One January 12, 2022California FY 2022-23 Budget Take One
    2021 what a year! The state of California invested billions in small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at levels the state has never done before. As Governor Newsom announced on ...
  • Reforms to Increase Equity and Level the Playing Field for Underserved Small Business Owners December 8, 2021
    The federal government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world, buying everything from software and building construction to financial and asset management—making its procurement a powerful ...
  • CAMEO Annual Member Meeting December 6, 2021CAMEO Annual Member Meeting
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGCPwf3xPRs Thank you for those that attended our CAMEO Annual Member Meeting! We appreciate you taking the time to listen to our 2021 highlights and plans for 2022. We couldn’t do the ...
  • CAMEO Holiday Gift Guide 2021 December 1, 2021CAMEO Holiday Gift Guide 2021
    After a tough 20 months, we need to support small businesses more than ever during the holiday shopping season. Luckily, many CAMEO members are putting together guides and lists of ...
  • New Responsible Lending Policy Wins November 23, 2021
    On November 18, 2021 Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, the Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee, and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) introduced the bicameral Small Business Lending Disclosure Act. This ...
  • PCV’s Oakland Restorative Loan Fund November 22, 2021
    There is a new resource for Oakland small business owners: $2.5 million in no fee, zero-interest loans are now available through PCV’s Oakland Restorative Loan Fund. Loans are available from ...
  • Entrepreneurship Advantage November Virtual Meetup: Let’s celebrate a year of hard work! November 18, 2021
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LviSL-n3jf0 About Entrepreneurship Advantage is a Los Angeles-based collaboration that is passionate about helping entrepreneurs thrive. We had our last Entrepreneurship Advantage Virtual Meetup of the year! We learned about The South Los ...
  • State Support for Small Business: Tax Credits, Venue Grants, and More November 11, 2021
    The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has released two very important sets of rules regarding business incentives available through the state. First, the California Venues Grant Program is open ...
  • Black Women Business Startups November 4, 2021Black Women Business Startups
    According to the US Census from 2002-12, the number of businesses owned by black women increased 179 percent compared with 52 percent for all women-owned businesses and 20 percent for ...

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