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IHCC’s Second Membership Breakfast highlights the state of Latino businesses with Speaker of the House, Emanuel Chris Welch

The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its second Breakfast Membership Meeting on May 19 at the Union League Club of Chicago.  Jaime di Paulo,…
Connie Luce, Luxe Ducts
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Elevate Together Grant Winner: Luxe Ducts

Luxe Ducts is a professional air duct cleaning company owned and operated by Connie Luce. She started her company because she was laid off and…
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Ganadoras del premio Elevate Together: M&E Unisex

Elida Ramírez y Maria Díaz son las dueñas de M&E Unisex en La Villita y las hermanas abrieron su negocio hace 13 años. Ellas tuvieron…
Flores by Alba
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Elevate Together Grant Winner: Flores by Alba

Alba Mendez, owner of Flores by Alba is one of the Elevate Together Grant winners that took home a $10,000 grant. She describes her business…
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Sign-Speak is creating life-changing technology and IHCC helped

Sign-Speak won big at the IHCC LatinX Social Impact Pitch Competition we had a few weeks ago, taking home $12,000 in prize money. We had…
luis gutierrez CHA board member
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CHA board member, Luis Gutierrez is making sure the Latino community is represented

Luis Gutierrez, founder and CEO of Latinos Progresando was appointed last October by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Board of Commissioners.…
atzimba
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Chef Atzimba Perez says businesses must ask and offer help

Atzimba Perez, founder, and chef of Atzimba Catering and Events started her business in 2014 and since then, she’s been working with the IHCC, which…
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Congreso, defienda las pequeñas empresas de Illinois y su acceso a herramientas digitales

El Congreso debería centrarse en formas de ayudar y apoyar a empresas en manos de latinos que intentan conectar con sus clientes y tener éxito…
Alicia Ponce
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Business Spotlight: Alicia Ponce, architect & founder of AP Monarch firm 

Alicia Ponce has been an architect at APMonarch for 15 years and since the beginning, she’s counted on IHCC as a great resource for her…
Juicy Luzy Sangria
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Business Spotlight: Luz Cavazos, owner of Juicy Luzy Sangria

Juicy Luzy Sangria: Owner, Luz Cavazos During Women’s History Month, we will be highlighting women-owned businesses that have a unique story to tell and that…
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