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How Asian American Small Businesses Benefit from the American Rescue Plan

About this event

Join U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Small Business Majority and AAPI Progressive Action for a free webinar to learn about the small business provisions in the American Rescue Plan. We will be joined Bharat Ramamurti, White House Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, and Christopher P. Lu, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Labor Department and AAPI Progressive Action board member.

Asian American small business owners are invited to

  • Hear directly from Senator Duckworth, Bharat Ramamurti and policy experts to learn about how Congress and the White House are supporting small businesses' economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Participate in a training to learn how owners can access capital relief and resources, especially neighborhood businesses located in Chinatowns, Koreatowns, Filipinotowns, Little Saigons, Little India corridors, and more.
  • Engage in an interactive Q&A session about accessing and navigating federal funding.

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    John Arensmeyer Founder & CEO @ Small Business Majority

    John Arensmeyer has used his long experience as a business owner to build Small Business Majority into a nationally recognized small business organization and the leading advocate for critical public policy issues facing America’s entrepreneurs—particularly access to capital, healthcare, taxes, r...

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    Small Business Majority

    Small Business Majority is a national small business advocacy organization, founded and run by small business owners to ensure America's entrepreneurs are a key part of a thriving and inclusive economy.

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    Geri Aglipay Director, Midwest Region @ Small Business Majority

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    Christopher Lu Former Deputy Secretary of Labor; Board Member AAPI Progressive Action @ AAPI Progressive Action

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    Bharat Ramamurti Deputy Director @ White House National Economic Council

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    Awesta Sarkash Government Affairs Manager @ Small Business Majority

    Awesta Sarkash manages Small Business Majority’s policy and government affairs efforts in our nation's capital and the Mid-Atlantic region. Prior to joining Small Business Majority, Awesta served as the Director of Advocacy and Communications at the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic De...

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    Tammy Duckworth Senator @ United States Congress

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