Obama urges Americans to continue social distancing despite Trump's wishes to reopen economy
Jay King, the CEO and President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce (CBCC), is initiating a statewide call to action to the private sector, requesting banks, multinational corporations, the technology industry and philanthropic organizations to create funding for grants for African American small business owners as they struggle to survive amid the Coronavirus pandemic.  Read more
Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Submits Priorities for Nearly $2 Trillion in Stimulus Funding. CBC leaders announced (3/23) they submitted an economic proposal to House and Senate Democrats. From money for head start and non-profits to moratoriums on car debts, student loans, rents and mortgages, the 11-page document listed the CBC’s priorities for nearly $2 Trillion in federal funding.   Read more
COVID-19 News & Resources for California Small Business Owners
As developments continue to unfold in response to the spread of COVID-19, Small Business Majority realizes many small businesses in California are hurting and have questions about information and resources during this difficult time.

From your home office or living room you can join us via your phone, desktop or laptop for a VIRTUAL ZOOM meet-up at the FIRST FRIDAYS Business Mixer on Fri-April 3 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm presented in partnership by the California Black Chamber of Commerce, Sac Cultural Hub, KDEE 97.5 and THE HUB Magazine. The coronavirus ain't gonna knock us down. We will continue to provide a platform that brings together influencers, community leaders, entrepreneurs, small business owners and executives to share their voices, what services or products they offer, and provide resources available while using the latest technologies to continue a centralized business and social networking engagement.

The 2020 Census is happening now. You can complete your questionnaire online, by phone, or by mail. The time is now. Help shape your future, and your community's future, by responding to the 2020 Census.

Homes will begin receiving their invitation to respond to the 2020 Census between March 12-20. These official Census Bureau mailings will include detailed information and a Census ID for completing the Census online.

During this time frame, some homes will receive a paper questionnaire (sometimes known as the census form). Please complete your form online, by phone, or by mail when your invitation to respond arrives. Visit to begin.

PHOTOS speak VOLUMES! CLICK HERE to see all of the beautiful faces who crowded the FIRST FRIDAYS scene at Seasons 52 on March 6th - WERE YOU THERE!!!
In lieu of the Coronavirus COVID-19, join us from your home office or living room for the VIRTUAL ZOOM meet up for the First Fridays Business Networking Mixer on Fri-April 3rd. Go to this link to RSVP at:
All Highlands Community Charter School sites will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3. Our Spring break will still be held from Monday, April 6 through Friday, April 10. Classes will resume on Monday, April 13. CLICK HERE to see full letter from HCCS Executive Director - Murdock "Doc" Smith.
CLICK HERE for more info on Fortune School closures
In lieu of the Coronavirus COVID-19, the
10th Annual Black Physicians Forum has been rescheduled to June 12 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm in Sacramento
Impact Foundry has RESOURCE LINKS you need for your nonprofit that include coverage on:
  • How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19
  • Search for Funding While Sheltering in Place
CHECK IT OUT! The State of California just launched a new comprehensive, consumer-friendly website and public service announcements
to boost COVID-19 awareness.
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COMING SOON! The Spring 2020 issue of THE HUB Magazine. Deadline to submit camera ready ads is Wednesday, March 31st.

Digital version online by April 15th at:
Printed publication to be mailed and distributed week of April 20th
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