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Policy News, May 28, 2019

Last week, the Department of Labor agreed to close nine Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers at the request of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. These are a subset of Job Corp Centers meant to train youth with educational and vocational skills in the conservation...

Industry News, May 28, 2019

Call for Proposals: Maker Cities Grant Initiative Is Now Open Powered by the Etsy Impact Fund and Mastercard Impact Fund, and supported by Recast City, the 2019 Maker Cities program will provide grants up to $40,000 to five nonprofits to invest in an economic...

Small Business Month: Prism Group

AEO is rounding out the last week of Small Business Month with a “small business blitz,” featuring a powerful lineup of small and microbusinesses that work with us. Today you’ll hear from Prism Group, a bipartisan integrated government affairs and strategic...

Policy News, May 21, 2019

On Friday, House lawmakers passed the Equality Act (H.R. 5) which would extend anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ individuals in employment and other areas, President Trump announced a deal reached with Canada and Mexico to lift steel and aluminum tariffs, to...

Industry News, May 21, 2019

Data Privacy, AI, Regulation: Small Business Lending is Changing Fast The largest banks in the country can afford to invest billions in new technology every year, so how can a community bank possibly keep up in this digital age? Source: American Banker   Black...