California Small Business Owner Highlight

With more than 6.7 million young Americans out of school and unemployed, it’s safe to say that youth unemployment is no small matter. With so many eager and talented young workers ripe for the picking, it’s a waste to turn our backs on our nation’s youth when creating jobs and opportunities for them will bolster our economy.

In particular, small businesses are at a unique advantage in mentoring and training the young workers of today to become the entrepreneurs of tomorrow, and small business owner Zach Davis is dedicated to doing just that.

California Events

Date:
Wed, 31 May 2017
Time:
12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Are you interested in supporting local youth in Los Angeles? Have you considered doing a mock interview or providing an internship?

Event type: Youth, Workforce Presentation
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date:
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
Time:
5:30 - 7:30 PM

VEDC and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free workshop to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending.

Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Date:
Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Time:
1:30 PM = 3:30 PM

Join immigration experts and local health care leaders for a focused discussion and strategy session on the emerging challenges and best practices for effectively meeting the health needs of LA’s immigrant communities in these uncertain times.

Event type: Healthcare Coalition Meeting
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date:
Wed, 19 Jul 2017
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VEDC and Small Business Majority los invitan a participar en nuestro taller interactivo todo sobre acceso a capital para pequeños negocios. Este taller le ayudara a navegar fácilmente las opciones de préstamos con agencias de gran reputación y creíbles.

Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Location: Van Nuys, CA
Date:
Wed, 16 Aug 2017
Time:
5:30 - 7:30 PM

VEDC and Small Business Majority invite you to join us for a free workshop to help you navigate the funding landscape and finance the growth of your small business. We will focus on microloans, crowdfunding, online lenders and guarding against predatory lending.

Event type: Access to Capital, Retirement Security Presentation
Location: Van Nuys, CA

California Research

Published:
Wed, 24 Feb 2016
CA Retirement Infographic

A scientific opinion poll released by AARP and Small Business Majority shows a strong majority of California small business owners support the creation of a voluntary, portable retirement savings program that would allow employees to more easily save for their financial future. What's more, small business owners believe offering such a program to their employees would give their business a competitive edge.

Published:
Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Although large employers have been expanding wellness programs in recent years, small businesses have lagged in this endeavor. Since small businesses employ nearly 50% of all private-sector workers, any comprehensive expansion of wellness and prevention efforts must include a role for this large swath of private sector employers.

Published:
Sat, 12 Apr 2014

In communities across the United States, it is the jobs small businesses provide and the consumers they serve that keep our economic recovery moving. However, this recovery is threatened when small businesses are faced with costly and frivolous lawsuits brought on by patent assertion entities—commonly referred to as patent trolls. Small Business Majority's national scientific opinion polling found small firms support patent reform legislation that would help prevent patent trolls from targeting small businesses.