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U.S. Small Business Administration Announces Landmark Collaboration with Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities

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Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President Biden’s Cabinet, signed a Strategic Alliance Memorandum (SAM)--an authority unique to the SBA among federal agencies--with President Reuben A. Shelton III, Esq., on behalf of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)’s Council of Presidents, comprised of nine historically Black fraternities and sororities, sometimes referred to as the “Divine Nine.”  This new strategic alliance advances the SBA’s implementation of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to building equity throughout the federal government and across America. Read more.

Celebrate Freedom!

SBA logo with the following text, Juneteenth, June 19, 2022.

SBA offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, to observe the Juneteenth National Independence Day federal holiday

SBA is proud to support the LGBTQ+ business community

SBA's Network for LGBTQ+ Businesses aims to bring focus on economic empowerment in the LGBTQ+ business community by providing access to the U.S. Small Business Administration's programs and services. Visit to learn about the SBA resources available to help entrepreneurs compete in the marketplace, launch or expand businesses, receive counseling, funding opportunities, and help to recover or rebuild from disasters. 

OSHA: June is National Safety Month


OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program offers no-cost and confidential occupational safety and health services to small- and medium-sized businesses, with priority given to high-hazard worksites. On-Site Consultation services are separate from enforcement and do not result in penalties or citations. Consultants from state agencies or universities work with employers to identify workplace hazards, provide advice for compliance with OSHA standards, and assist in establishing and improving safety and health programs. See the OSHA's Consultation Directory to find a consultant near you

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