SBA Events this Week for Small Businesses

Los Angeles District Office

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AAPI Small Business Online Forum 

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Join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) for a live discussion on economic recovery for Asian American and Pacific Islander-owned small businesses.  This event is designed to provide information on Federal resources available to small business owners to help them recover and stay in business.  Speakers from the Department of Justice, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will provide information and resources.

Attendees will hear:

  • Overview of Federal resources and efforts to address the impact of hate crimes against small business owners and the community
  • Resources to support small and minority-owned business
  • SBA COVID-recovery related program updates

Wednesday, March 31

9:30am PST


Join our Live webinar.  Advance registration is required. 

Click below to register and submit questions for our speakers in advance.


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Government contracting

To increase small business participation in the 8(a) Business Development Program and HUBZone Program, the SBA Los Angeles District Office will be providing a series of back-to-back workshop sessions during the 2nd Quarter of FY2021.

Wednesday, March 31

11:00am PDT

The first session will be covering the 8(a) BD program eligibility and requirements followed by the second session from 12:00-12:30 on HUBZone Program eligibility.

Register Here


The SBA recently launched, an innovative, interactive digital platform packed with resources women business owners need to set, and achieve, their business goals. Most learning resources for business owners focus on either start-ups or mature businesses. Ascent is here to change this way of thinking.

Join an online webinar:

Wednesday, March 31

12:00 pm PDT

During these challenging times, Ascent can help you examine both internal and external factors that may have arisen because of COVID-19 to help you set up a comprehensive recovery strategy. And Ascent is a resource you can turn to again and again, as your business grows and your needs change.

Register here.

Dialago Diario - (In Spanish Only)

Sesion de Informacion

La Oficina del Distrito de Los Ángeles de la SBA tendrá representantes que compartirán información sobre las nuevas medidas de alivio de COVID para las pequeñas empresas. El tema central de la discusión girará en torno a la primera y segunda ronda del Programa de Protección de Pago (PPP, por sus siglas en inglés). Además, habrá un segmento sobre medidas auxiliares para pequeñas empresas actuales con préstamos de la SBA. Los representantes de la SBA ofrecerán a los participantes del seminario virtual recursos para asegurarse de que reciban la ayuda que necesitan durante esta pandemia.Click to edit this placeholder text.

Seminario Web
1 de abril,  2021
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT

Regístrese aquí. 

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Deadline is Extended to May 31, 2021

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Today President Biden signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Extension Act into law extending the PPP deadline from March 31 to May 31, 2021. Read the full statement from SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman about how this is "providing additional critical relief to the smallest of the small businesses."