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SBAC and A Safe Haven on WCPT Chicago

Elliot Richardson and Neli Vasquez-Rowland on WCPT with Joan Esposito

On December 3rd, Elliot Richardson, President and Co-Founder of SBAC and Neli Vasquez-Rowland, Founder and President of A Safe Haven were hosted on WCPT Chicago with Joan Esposito discussing the situation of homelessness and small businesses in Chicago.

With the pandemic affecting small businesses on a massive scale, many people have lost their jobs, or closed their businesses and now face the very harsh reality of homelessness.

A Safe Haven and SBAC have partnered up to tackle this situation head on with the fundraising challenge "Rebuilding Lives and Businesses".

 

You can listen to the full interview here.

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Press Release – Chicago’s Cut Red Tape Agenda

By mrevis@sbacil.org | March 2, 2021

Chicago’s Cut Red Tape Agenda March 2, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elliot Richardson // 847-380-4900 // Elliot@sbacil.org Cutting unnecessary and burdensome red tape will help Chicago’s small and local businesses recover from the pandemic.  Much of this red tape should have been eliminated long ago.    The Small Business Advocacy Council and a coalition of…

Rebuilding Starts Now

By patti@sbacil.org | February 26, 2021

REGISTER Rebuilding Starts Now – Register Today! Please translate this page to the language of your choice. Supporters Fifth Third Bank Saul Ewing Arnstein Lehr Inland Bank Ntiva UPS Daily Herald Tandem HR Interprenet Signature Bank Lexitas Empower Korey Richardson Open One Solutions Freeborn and Peters

Business Interruption Grant Program

By mrevis@sbacil.org | February 15, 2021

IL – Many small and local businesses were devastated by the pandemic but only 20% of applicants received Illinois Business Interruption Grants.  Watch coverage of SBAC President Elliot Richardson testifying before the Illinois Senate Commerce Commission about the need for an improved and more inclusive process in the future.   Please translate this page to…

Summarization of EEOC Vaccine Guidelines

By patti@sbacil.org | January 29, 2021

December 16th – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has addressed the most common employer questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. As of now, there are currently no state or federal laws that prohibit employers from requiring vaccinations as a condition of employment, however, employees can refuse to get the vaccine if they have certain medical…

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