Beyond Juneteenth: Break the chains to access capital and achieve real freedom

“Right now, Black Americans are still chained to systems of financial bondage. We must think beyond Juneteenth to continue to find ways to access capital, which brings real freedom,” write Clark and James, guest columnists

Conference invites small businesses to connect for contracts

The U.S. Small Business Administration will host the 11th Annual Connecting Businesses with Contracts conference,  Thursday, April 9, at Southern University A & M College Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union; 500 Jesse N. Stone Ave, starting at 8am. This free conference provides training and assistance to the small business community including small businesses, woman-owned businesses, small … Continue reading

Veterans-Only Business Development Workshop planned Nov. 29

LAFAYETTE–SCORE Acadiana invites Louisiana veterans to a two-day seminar Nov. 29 and 30 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1606 W. Pinhook Dr., Lafayette. This Simple Steps to Starting a Business workshop is part of the national organization’s Veterans Fast Launch Initiative designed to help veterans start and grow a profitable business. “We are presenting … Continue reading