We are grateful for the time and effort you took to share your thoughts and experiences with our Latino community. Thank you again for your contribution!
WELCOMING REMARKS / Jaime di Paulo – President & CEO of IHCC
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE / Lisa Duarte – Government Affairs Partner, Croke Fairchild Morgan & Beres
GUEST PRESENTATION / Arabel Alva-Rosales, Chairwoman of the IHCC Foundation Board.
ILLINOIS TOLLWAY / José Alvarez, Executive Director
ELEVATE TOGETHER INITIATIVE /John Rorer – General Manager, Supply Chain, Office Depot
Thanks to the Elevate Together
initiative and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
, the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
awarded six grants of $5,000 to Hispanic and Black small businesses in Chicago with five or fewer employees.
After a broad and rigorous selection process tailored to small businesses, the winners in #Chicago
selected by the IHCC are:
Edith De La Cruz, Antigua Inc
Hector Perez, Rocket Productions, Inc
NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY / Dr. Gloria J. Gibson – President
GUEST SPEAKER / Alderman Gilbert Villegas – President, Chicago City Council Latino Caucus