California Small Business Owner Highlight

Alfredo Zendejas es copropietario de Accesorios Zendejas junto con su esposa, Leticia Sánchez, en Los Ángeles, California. Una verdadera empresa familiar, Alfredo y Leticia trabajan juntos para diseñar, crear y entregar piezas decorativas personalizadas para cumpleaños de 15 años, bautismos, bodas y otras ocasiones especiales.

California Events

jueves, abril 6, 2023 | 6:00pm PT

Únase a la Asociación de [email protected] y Small Business Majority donde empoderará a los propietarios de pequeñas empresas con los recursos educativos que necesitan para crecer, expandir e invertir en sus negocios y fuerza laboral. 

Workshop | CA
jueves, abril 13, 2023 | 1:00pm PT

Join Grow with Google and Small Business Majority for a webinar to learn how Google Search works and how you can increase your chances of people to finding your business online.

Workshop | CA
jueves, abril 13, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Get ready for a full day of in-person learning and connection designed to help grow your business.

Expo/Fair | San Diego, CA
martes, abril 18, 2023 | 10:00am PT

One key element to building a strong ecosystem is developing relationships with other entrepreneurs, investors and support organizations.

Webinar | CA

California Policy

Browse our latest state-based regulatory comments and legislative testimony in this area below, or click the button to view all records.
martes, marzo 14, 2023

Small Business Majority is enacting a comprehensive state policy agenda to ensure entrepreneurship is recognized as the lifeforce of a thriving and inclusive economy in California. Our state’s 4.2 million small businesses employ 7.4 million people, which amounts to nearly half of the private workforce, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

miércoles, marzo 29, 2023

On March 29, Small Business Majority's California Policy Director Bianca Blomquist testified before the Senate Bank and Finance Committee on SB 33, legislation that could ensure small businesses continue to have the transparency they need when shopping for financing products. 

martes, agosto 30, 2022

On August 29, small businesses and business organizations signed their names to a letter urging Governor Newsom to make worker-funded Paid Family Leave (PFL) and State Disability Insurance (SDI) more accessible to California’s low-wage workers.

viernes, abril 8, 2022

On April 8, Small Business Majority submitted a letter to the Chairwoman and Vice Chairman of Budget & Fiscal Review Committee in support of Governor Newsom's proposed budget, which includes critical funding and measures to support small business recovery.

California Research

Tue, 08/31/2021

California lawmakers are weighing a proposal to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test for customers at consumer-facing businesses and to similarly require employers to mandate vaccinations or negative COVID-19 tests for employees. New opinion polling from Small Business Majority reveals that small businesses in California are supportive of proposals to mandate vaccinations and testing at places of business to help ensure local economies can operate safely, amid setbacks from the current surge in COVID-19 cases.

Tue, 02/23/2021
Banking online

Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic that has strained California’s economy and public health system, small businesses across the state continue to experience significant financial setbacks. A new survey of California small business owners reveals that their struggles are being exacerbated by challenges accessing capital, and they strongly support policy solutions that would deliver the financial relief they need to survive this year-long crisis.

Wed, 12/16/2020
California Small Business Survey

As the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the country and resurges in California, small business owners continue grappling with the effects of state and local public health orders and a loss in consumer demand. Nine months into this crisis, California’s small business owners say their businesses have been diminished, leaving them with reduced revenue and operating capacity. They’re making difficult decisions that are impacting the workforce through reduced wages, working hours and employee benefits.