Micro-business Events in California
October 7, 2015 - Small Business - BIG IMPACT - San Francisco
Please join Renaissance for our annual fundraising benefit and awards ceremony as we celebrate 31 years of Creating True Economic Opportunity for lower-income Bay Area women and men.
We will honor outstanding Renaissance Graduates with our Entrepreneur of the Year and Angela Cain Memorial Awards, and feature Renaissance businesses in a fabulous Pop Up Café and Marketplace.more »
October 15, 2015 - Small Business Borrowers' Bill of Rights -
FIELD and the Responsible Business Lending Coalition are hosting two webinars to introduce small and microbusiness organizations, lenders, funders and investors to the Small Business Borrower’s Bill Of Rights (BBOR). The BBOR defines a set of borrower rights and lending practices that can ensure that small businesses receive financing that supports their long-term success. We invite you to participate in a conversation about BBOR and the ways it can help you educate borrowers and promote responsible lending practices!more »
October 15, 2015 - Urban Solutions: Toast the Neighborhood - San Francisco, CA
Urban Solutions presents the fifth annual San Francisco Neighborhood Business Awards, honoring local businesses from the City’s unique and diverse communities. Join them for dinner, entertainment, and the awards ceremony at the fabulous Hotel Monaco’s newly renovated event space. Purchase tickets here.more »
October 28, 2015 - ¡VIVA MEDA! Gala - San Francisco, CAHonorees:more »
Richard Carranza,Superintendent, San Francisco Unified School District
For his vision and leadership, driving home the equity agenda in San Francisco and contributing to the success of the Mission Promise Neighborhood partnership.
Bob Annibale, Global Director, Citi Inclusive Finance and Citi Community Development
For his advocacy and innovation of financial capability building worldwide.
Leigh Phillips, CEO, EARN
For leveraging City Hall to empower lower-income residents and serving five years on MEDA’s Board of Directors.
Please save the date. Stay tuned for ticket information.
November 3, 2015 - 2015 Platforms for Prosperity Summit - VA
The 2015 Platforms for Prosperity Summit: Growing a Financially Secure Workforce, presented with support from JPMorgan Chase, will focus on strengthening the capacity of employers, workforce development agencies, microenterprise development organizations and others to help workers move toward real financial stability and security. There are several powerful opportunities throughout the employment lifecycle to engage individuals in taking financial actions. One of the most promising strategies is to integrate financial information, products and tools directly into workforce programs and workplace environments. This will be a major focus of the Summit.more »
February 7, 2016 - Community Reinvestment Conference - Los Angeles, CA
This conference is the premier training and networking event for community development professionals, including CRA officers and staff from CDFIs, nonprofits, and government agencies.
Featuring innovations in community development policy and practice, CRA examination training, and community development tours of Los Angeles.
Sponsored by The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s CDFI Fund.more »
March 15, 2016 - Working Solutions Invest In Dreams Breakfast - San Francisco, CA
Working Solutions is excited to celebrate the 9th Annual Invest in Dreams Breakfast with our clients, supporters, and the Bay Area small business community. Join us on March 15, 2016, as we celebrate Working Solutions’ continued growth, raise awareness about new initiatives, and honor outstanding clients with the annual Invest in Dreams Awards.more »