Illinois Small Business Owner Highlight

It’s not often when one’s childhood desires, life experiences, passion and education all converge into one end goal.

As the owner of No Senior Left Behind, a nonprofit organization that offers caregiving and resources to senior citizens in Granite City, Illinois, Tawanda Story struck out those four balls with one swing of a bat.

Illinois Events

Date:
Tue, 5 Dec 2017
Time:
5:30 pm

Women entrepreneurs contribute significantly to our economy's vitality, as women-owned firms account for nearly 10 million of our nation’s small businesses.

Event type: Access to Capital Roundtable
Location: Chicago, IL

Illinois Research

Published:
Tue, 18 Nov 2014
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The economy is improving, but Illinois small business owners and their employees are facing another financial hurdle: retirement security. The U.S. currently suffers from a retirement savings gap of more than $6 trillion, and more than 38 million households do not have any retirement savings at all. Illinois small business owners and their workers are no exception.

Published:
Thu, 13 Nov 2014
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Scientific opinion poll finds small business owners are hiring, but those doing so are having a hard time finding candidates with the right background; they support programs such as apprentice and internships to identify and increase the number of qualified workers.

Published:
Thu, 30 Oct 2014

Small Business Majority's scientific opinion polling shows small business owners often feel disadvantaged by large corporations and the electoral system overall. They believe our current campaign finance system puts large corporations at a competitive advantage and support significant reforms to level the playing field between small employers and large corporations.