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For Everyone

Women's History Month Statement

SBA Women's Business Summit

State Grant Program

Generational Wealth Webinar Part 3 featuring Dr. Dennis Kimbro

Southern California Info

March Madness Pitch Contest

Community Section

June Bacon-Bercy - Black Woman in History

In Case you didn't know

Silicon Valley Business Connections - Radio show

Events For Everyone

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we’re taking time to reflect on the power of unity and cooperation in reaching our goals. When we work together, anything is possible. Let’s work together to #PowerDown between 4-9 pm and reach our clean energy goals today!


Have an absolutely Fabulous day!!!

Cheryl Brownlee

CB Communications

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Happening Now!
In celebration of Women’s History Month, join the SBA's Office of Women’s Business Ownership and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center for the virtual Women’s Business Summit on March 29-30, 2022. The free event will include power-packed panels, inspirational fireside chats, and 'Ask an Expert' workshops to help you build, scale, and grow your business.
The power-packed programming includes featured remarks from:
• Kamala Harris, Vice President of the United States of America
• Isabella Guzman, Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
• Deb Halaand, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
• Natalie Madeira Cofield, Assistant Administrator, U.S. Small Business Administration
• Mellody Hobson, co-CEO and President, Ariel Investments
• Nicola Mendelsohn, Vice President, Global Business Group, Meta
• Penny Pennington, Managing Partner, Edward Jones
• Nicola Corzine, Executive Director, NASDAQ Entrepreneurial Center
• Tene Dolphin, Executive Director, National Women’s Business Council
• Jaime Gloshay, Co-Director of Building and Impact, Native Women Lead
• And more…

Register Here
State Program Offering Grants to Businesses That Started After July 2019 
The Dream Fund is a one-time $35 million grant program to seed entrepreneurship and small business creation for businesses started in the State of California on or after July 1, 2019. The grant is available to qualifying businesses that meet all eligibility criteria and complete the small business training program provided by the Northern California Small Business Development Center.
Following successful completion of the program, businesses will be eligible to apply for a microgrant of up to $10,000.
Eligible business owners sign up here.
You will then be enrolled in a five-week training program. Eligible businesses will have at least one counseling session with a Norcal SBDC Advisor during that time. (Read More)

This Thursday March 31st

Generational Wealth


The Key to Community Health

Sign up and attend the last webinar in this 3part Series

Special Guest

Dr. Dennis Kimbro

(renown author, professor and motivational speaker)

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Southern California Info

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Scroll down to pitch contest after clicking link

Community Section

CAACC News Notes

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June Bacon-Bercy, (late) mother of CAAAF Board Member Dail St. Clair, etched a history-making accomplishment as the first African-American woman to earn a degree in meteorology and the first female TV meteorologist
Learn more of June Bacon-Bercy’s legacy here. Source: She was the first African-American woman to earn a degree in meteorology and the first female TV meteorologist
Our esteemed Board Chairman Timothy Alan Simon, Esq., is a frequent contributor to the nationally acclaimed Black News Channel (BNC). 

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