Pennsylvania Small Business Owner Highlight

David Arena is a small business owner who proves the road less traveled may sometimes be the road to success.

“I am not the most talented business owner out there, but I worked hard to get where I am,” said David.

Pennsylvania Events

Tuesday, October 10, 2023 | 1:00pm ET

Join the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and Small Business Majority to learn how one idea can start creating the pieces to entrepreneurship.

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Thursday, October 12, 2023 | 1:00pm ET

Join the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and Small Business Majority to learn the simple steps needed to start your business. Need help with how to develop your idea?

Webinar | National
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 3:00pm PT / 6:00 pm ET

In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month, join Small Business Majority and Women’s Economic Ventures for an insightful virtual event.

Webinar | National
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 | 1:00pm ET

Join the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) and Small Business Majority to learn how to create a business plan using 8-simple steps. This webinar will teach you how to create your business plan and learn about Corporation Types for your business.

Webinar | National

Pennsylvania Policy

Browse our latest state-based regulatory comments and legislative testimony in this area below, or click the button to view all records.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Today, Public Policy Director, Awesta Sarkash, submitted a letter of support to Pennsylvania's House Judiciary Committee for HB 689, legislation that would expand Pennsylvania’s Clean Slate laws and ensure 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Mid-Atlantic Outreach Director Erik Rettig tesitified before the Senate Committee on Labor & Industry to provide the small business perspective on the Pennsylvania Family Medical Leave Act, or Joanne’s Law (SB 479), and its impact on the more than 2.4 million small businesses employees in Pennsylvania. Joanne’s Law would allow eligible employees to use up to six weeks of unpaid le

Pennsylvania Research

Wed, 02/01/2023

Small businesses in Pennsylvania are still struggling to hire and retain a ready workforce, persistent challenges in the wake of the pandemic.

Wed, 01/25/2023

While small businesses employ nearly half (46.4%) of the private workforce in the United States, many are struggling to hire and retain a ready workforce. One viable solution to their persistent workforce challenges is the passing of Clean Slate policies, which seal and expunge certain criminal records and allow justice-impacted individuals to seek employment opportunities and entrepreneurship. Individual state analyses of small business responses in Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas found widespread support for Clean Slate policies at the state and federal level.

Tue, 06/04/2013

Small business owners nationwide are doing all they can to strengthen their businesses and put the Great Recession’s effects behind them. Now more than ever, it’s critical they have the help of smart employment laws allowing them to attract and retain the best talent. National scientific opinion polling shows the vast majority of small business owners believe we’re long overdue for federal and state policies protecting all workers from discrimination, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.