Facebook Live! July 28th Road to Recovery for African American-Owned #SmallBiz

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Road to Recovery for African American-Owned Small Businesses


SBA is hosting a live, virtual town hall on Tuesday, July 28 at 5pm CDT to highlight current resources available to African American-owned small business across the Dallas Fort Worth area.

Entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations or anyone in need of financial assistance may join this event to learn what opportunities exist to recover from the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Join the SBA and many other experts to learn how we can overcome these challenging times.

Register in advance to receive a call when the event begins:

Register Now!

Speaker Line Up

  • Ashley Bell, SBA Region IV Regional Administrator, Emcee
  • Tony Lowden, Executive Director, Federal Interagency Council on Crime Prevention & Improving Reentry (FICCPIR), DOJ
  • Scott Turner, Executive Director, WHORC
  • Councilman Casey Thomas, Chair of the City's Economic Recovery Committee
  • Bryan Carter, Senior Pastor, Concord Church
  • Courtney Pogue, Director, Dallas Economic Development, City of Dallas
  • Janie Barrera, President and CEO, LiftFund
  • Robert Sturns, Director of Economic Development, City of Fort Worth
  • Harrison Blair, President of the Dallas Black Chamber
  • Margaret Reid Windham, Chief Development Officer at Cafe Momentum
  • Zarin Gracey, Director of the Office of Business Diversity
  • Herb Austin, SBA Dallas Fort Worth District Director
  • Tre Black, President, On Target Supplies & Logistics
  • John Lewis, Our Fair Share
  • North Texas SBDC State Director Mark Langford
  • Margo Posey, President and CEO, Dallas Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council