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Giving Compass' Take:
• This panel is hosted by the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) where panelists led a discussion about the opportunities, challenges, and growth of Latino-owned businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
• What are the best action steps for donors to support Latino-owned businesses during this time?
• Listen to this discussion about the evolution of Latino philanthropy.
A program presented by the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and the Latino Business Action Network (LBAN).
Latino entrepreneurs face significant challenges to accessing capital under normal conditions, and current conditions are anything but normal. COVID-19 has exacerbated the challenges faced by the drivers of US economic growth — Latino and other minority business owners. Many of the policy measures intended to support these business owners aren’t reaching them.
This panel includes entrepreneurial support organizations, capital providers, former policymakers, and small business owners on the front lines. They will share what they are experiencing on the ground and what needs to happen for these resilient businesses to survive this pandemic and lead in the recovery.
Read the full article about Latino entrepreneurs at The Aspen Institute.