Awesta Sarkash directs Small Business Majority’s policy and government affairs efforts in our nation's capital and the Mid-Atlantic region.
The Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce (OAACC) was established in 2003. It is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, represent and support the interests of the business community in Oakland. It does so by creating a favorable business environment; supporting the development of business; and by promoting Oakland as a global business hub.
The Fontana Chamber of Commerce strives to be the voice, resource and advocate for business in the Fontana area. Established in 1992, the Fontana Chamber of Commerce serves our growing small business community in the city.
In 1996, the Discovery Bay Chamber of Commerce was founded with the mission of putting Discovery Bay on the map. In its over 20 years as an advocate of area business, the Chamber has seen and encouraged the town’s growth from a small, quaint village to a thriving business community. The Chamber is working creatively to find new ways to improve the business climate in our community. By joining the Chamber, you are investing in a thriving and dynamic future for Discovery Bay.
The Inland Empire Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership driven business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by leading economic development, driving improvements in the workforce and education sectors, influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Inland Empire region will continue the most economically prosperous region--and the most desirable place to live and work--in California.
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Hispanic Chambers of Commerce is dedicated to strengthening the development of commercial and economic activities, specifically in Southern California. The Chamber is an efficient vehicle to promote dialogue and consensus among the public and private sectors, to support the competitiveness of small and medium businesses and to assume the defense of the interests of the business sectors that it represents.
Nestled between the Mission and Potrero Hill lies a neighborhood recently coined, "Mission Creek", in homage to the historic creek running below San Francisco. One mouth of the creek lies roughly underneath 17th and Bryant, in the heart of the Mission Creek neighborhood. Running from 16th to 23rd, between Potrero Avenue and South Van Ness, the Mission Creek neighborhood is home to an eclectic and growing mix of eateries, bars, salons, spas, healers, shopping, schools, business services, theaters, artists, entertainment and more.
La iniciativa del este de los angeles del SBDC, presta asesoría gratuita y en español para personas que tengan un negocio o que quieran comenzar uno. The SBDC East LA Initiative provides free advising for business owners and entrepreneurs. Loans, social media, human resources, import/export, government contracting.
Through a collaboration with Stanford GSB Executive Education, LBAN (Latino Business Action Network 501c3) offers a custom, nationally available 6-week online education course for business leaders interested in building highly scalable companies. The program provides them with the knowledge, skills, mentors, and access to capital they need to become successful. The online program is based on a course developed by Stanford GSB professors Huggy Rao and Bob Sutton, internationally recognized experts in scaling businesses.