Invite: Business Owners of Color & Covid-19

Largest survey released to date on how Covid-19 has impacted business owners of color  

Join us for a virtual briefing and panel discussion hosted by Reimagine Main Street, a project of Public Private Strategies, to discuss key findings from the largest survey fielded in partnership with the Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship the US Black Chambers, Inc., and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce regarding the impact of the Covid-19 impact on small business owners.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 1:00PM ET


Featured Guests

Ron Busby
President & CEO, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

Rhett Buttle
Founder, Public Private Strategies and National Business Advisor to Biden for President

The Honorable Joaquin Castro
Member of Congress, Chair, Congressional Hispanic Caucus

The Honorable Judy Chu 
Member of Congress, Chair, Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus

Ramiro A. Cavazos
President & CEO, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Honorable Dwight Evans *invited
Member of Congress, Chair, Congressional Black Caucus

Chiling Tong
President & CEO, Asian/Pacific Islander American Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship

Zahara Hill
Assistant Editing Manager, Blavity; (moderator)

Fielded in October and November, the survey received overwhelming responses, in total, 8,328 business owners completed the entire survey. Respondents included 893 AAPI, 2,208, Black, 879 Hispanic, 179 Native American business owners. The results provide a sobering picture of the challenges that business owners of color continue to face as the Covid-19 pandemic rages.

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