Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and Resources
General Announcements
Spanx Grants for Female Entrepreneurs
Knowing the ripple effect that empowering women can have to strengthen the economy, Spanx has donated $5 million (1,000 grants of $5,000) to support female entrepreneurs in the wake of COVID-19.
Regional News
Pennsylvania Updates
Free 1 Hour Remote Legal Consultations
In response to office closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Philadelphia VIP is offering eligible small businesses free one-hour remote legal consultations with a volunteer attorney.
PA Manufacturing Call to Action
The PA Department of Community & Economic Development wants to mobilize manufacturers that can produce critical medical supplies and products in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WBEC-East Webinars
During & After COVID-19 - Are you Ready?
April 14, 3-4pm

Whether or not your business is designated as “life sustaining”, the COVID-19 crisis has altered “business as usual” for a period of time that’s yet to be determined. Join us to learn about key actions your leadership team should take to effectively navigate these unchartered waters. More Information.
WBE Community Forum: Emerging as a Next Gen Leader
April 17, 2-3pm

In this special edition of the WBE Community Forum, we focus on how the next generation is emerging as a force of leadership. Business owners and employees under 40, as well as those that support them, are welcome to participate in this lively discussion. More Information.
Doing Business with Vistra Energy
April 21, 1-2pm

Please join us for an informative webinar to learn about Vistra Energy's supplier diversity and procurement initiatives. There are several business opportunities still available despite today’s economic landscape. More Information.
Stay at Home Activities!
The world’s 1st virtual museum for art born during Covid19 quarantine.
Elmos's Playdate
April 14 | 7pm EST

Join Elmo and celebrity guests Anne Hathaway, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tracee Ellis Ross for a virtual playdate to sing songs, play games and take silly dance breaks.
Here is a list of NJ Churches that are live-streaming their Easter services this Sunday.
Tel Aviv artist, Zoya Cherlassky, delves into historic "plague wedding" artwork this Passover.

Please stay healthy and safe during this time, and know that WBEC-East remains a resource to you and your business.