July 28th, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Virtual Event
The Los Angeles Business Journal, in partnership with the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce, hosted a free digital event to discuss ways we can foster a more socially-conscious
Community of Business™.
• Access to capital for Black Businesses
• Best practices
• Challenges, pitfalls and the direction policies are headed.
PANELISTS & TOPICS
Building Community & Change
Manager, Communications and Strategic Partnerships
Chief Executive Officer, Positive Results Center
Civil and Human Rights Commissioner, City of Los Angeles
“Black business matters, but is it respected? According
President & Chief Executive Officer
Robert D. Taylor
President & CEO, Centinela Capital Partners
“Black America’s wealth challenge and its dire
Charlotte Redden Hamilton
Dean, College of Social Sciences
SVP and Financial Advisor
Reginald Roberts, Jr.
Event Polling Results:
Inside This Supplement
The good news is that the waiting list for a lifesaving organ has decreased by 10% over the past five years. This is a glowing testament to those who say yes to donation and the wonderful demonstration of the generosity of so many…. Read More
As one of South Los Angeles’ legacy nonprofits, Community Build, Inc. (CBI) was founded on the principle that support and change start at the community level. The agency was created by Brenda Shockley and Congresswoman Maxine Waters as a response to the conditions that led to the 1992 Civil Unrest in Los Angeles… Read More
Black business clearly matters to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The department is committed to providing business opportunities to disadvantaged, minority, and women-owned businesses in our community… Read More
According to the “third-generation rule,” 70% of affluent families will have lost their wealth by the third generation. This economic adage addressing the longevity of multigenerational wealth has been well studied across cultures and professions… Read More
Black business matters, but is it respected? According to Nielsen, African Americans wield $1.3 trillion in annual spending power; however, we’re often not respected as consumers or entrepreneurs… Read More
Businesses, like people, must adapt to changing times to survive. The pandemic forced every business, ours included, to take inventory of its resources, redirect energies, and chart a new path forward… Read More
The global pandemic caused a paradigm shift for Black small business owners that will reverberate for generations. During the COVID-19 shutdown, four out of ten black-owned businesses closed, a rate that was double the closure rate of white-owned businesses… Read More
The Black Business Excellence Technical Assistance Initiative will be accepting applications from Black-owned businesses to join its free accelerator program through Aug. 6… Read More
View last year’s webinar recording here.
If you’re interested in sponsoring, speaking or partnership opportunities please call (323) 549-5225 or email us.
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