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Small Business Mayoral Forum REGISTER HERE Navigate Action Calls Advocacy CCRC Empower Events Information Lawyers Corner Member Communities Member Relations Premier Advocates SBAC News Small Business Package Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month January 2023 December 2022 November 2022 October 2022 August 2022 July 2022 June 2022 May 2022 April 2022 March 2022 February 2022 January…

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Ordinance Filed to Reduce Special Use Zoning Fees For Small Businesses

Ordinance Filed to Reduce Special Use Zoning Fees For Small Businesses The Small Business Advocacy Council has been working with a strong coalition on efforts to revitalize neighborhood business districts in Chicago.  As part of these efforts, we are advocating to reduce fees for small businesses that want to open in Chicago.  We are thrilled…

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Coalition Engagement Sparks New Chicago Zoning Guide

Coalition Engagement Sparks New Chicago Zoning Guide Navigating the zoning rules in Chicago just became easier.   The newly released Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) Chicago Business Zoning Guide will help small businesses and property owners more easily navigate the zoning process in Chicago.  This was crucial as chambers of commerce…

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NRC New Look, New Logo, Same Mission

NRC New Look, New Logo, Same Mission New Look, New Logo, Same Mission In our 2nd year of actively and ardently working to revitalize neighborhoods throughout Chicago, we thought we’d bring a fresh new look to the incredible work that the SBAC and a robust group of chamber partners have spearheaded. We continue to advocate…

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Hear From our NRC Coalition Partners

Home NRC Policy Agenda NRC Calendar Gallery NRC Blog Contact Us The Small Business Advocacy Council and a coalition of engaged stakeholders have come together to revitalize, empower, and connect commercial corridors in the Chicagoland area. This is a collaborative effort involving grassroots engagement, policy advocacy, and educational initiatives. Our coalition looks to address the…

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The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community

The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community The SBAC Heads to Springfield to Fight for the Small Business Community The Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is heading to the capitol on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.  We will be focused on procuring relief for local chambers of commerce devastated by the…

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SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda

SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda SBAC 2022 Legislative Agenda The Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is laser-focused on formulating and fighting to pass policies that support small businesses and local communities. Learn more about our 2022 Legislative Agenda here: Legislative Agenda Navigate Action Calls Advocacy CCRC Empower Events Information Lawyers Corner Member Communities Member Relations Premier…

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We’ve been busy advocating for you!

We’ve been busy advocating for you! We’ve been busy advocating for the small business comunity! It’s been a busy past few weeks for the SBAC. Our fight to revitalize local business districts continues fervently.  We are committed to meeting our Illinois Alders individually to discuss our SBAC Agenda and how to build a better Illinois.…

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A Great Week with the Community!

A Great Week with the Community! Thank you Rodgers Park Business Alliance for having us! The SBAC and our Neighborhood Revitalization Coalition had the pleasure of attending the Glenwood Avenue Arts Festival this past this Sunday. We had a great time talking to some of the fantastic people of Rodgers Park about or efforts to…

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NRC Events This Week

NRC Events This Week https://growthzonesitesprod.azureedge.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1735/2022/07/Event-summer-video-social-july-2022.mp4 We Are Coming to Your Neighborhood! The Neighborhood Revitalization Coalition will be at local events this week promoting our robust agenda to revitalize, empower, and connect Cook County business districts! Here is a link to our Calendar:  NRC Calendar | SBAC We will be attending the following events: Logan Square…

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