Friday, December 13, 2019

Guest Blogger Series: Lisa Rickard & Hector Barreto “Las demandas y los pequeños negocios latinos”

Las personas en Estados Unidos a menudo piensan en el abuso de las demandas como un problema asociado con las grandes empresas. Sin embargo, los pequeños negocios llevan una gran parte de la carga de las demandas en el país. De acuerdo con la Administración de Pequeños Negocios, los pequeños negocios crean el 64% de […]

Guest Blogger Series: Lisa Rickard & Hector Barreto “The Problem of Lawsuits & Latino-Owned Small Businesses”

Americans often think of lawsuit abuse as a problem associated with larger businesses.  But small businesses bear a large portion of the lawsuit burden in the United States. According to the Small Business Administration, small businesses create 64% of new jobs in America, and yet, frivolous lawsuits cost small businesses collectively over $100 billion in […]

Latinos Key Contributors to Chicago’s Economy

A new report found that Chicago’s local Latino population is a vital contributor to the local economy. The report, “The State of Latino Chicago 201: The New Equation”, by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies concluded that Latinos contribute almost $1.2 billion more in tax revenues than they cost in the delivery […]

Guest Blogger Series: Maria del Pilar Avila “New America Alliance: 11 Years of Advocacy”

On November 17-19, the New America Alliance (NAA), an American Latino Business Initiative, will hold its 10th Annual Latino Economic Summit for the first time in Washington, D.C.  As one of the nation’s leading Latino organizations dedicated to advancing the economic development of the American Latino community, the NAA will celebrate its 11th anniversary at […]

Guest Blogger Series: Jorge Madrid “Green Can Grow Latino Business Ownership”

By Jorge Madrid Latinos are launching new businesses at greater rates than ever – more than double the rate of all new U.S. businesses from 2002-2007, according to a new census report.  These firms generated over $345 billion in sales in 2007 alone.  And while many must certainly feel the strain of the current economic […]