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Commercial Corridor Challenge: Building small business resilience during the COVID-19 crisis
This webinar will share results from a qualitative analysis of LISC NYC’s Commercial Corridor Challenge, a partnership of LISC NYC, Citi, and the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) designed to strengthen and revitalize the streets, small businesses, and community-based organizations that anchor New York City neighborhoods. Panelists include the partners who collaborated to support small businesses in commercial corridors in four New York City neighborhoods devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn: Washington Heights in Manhattan, Morris Heights and Norwood in The Bronx, and Jackson Heights in Queens.

The intended audience includes government agencies, funders, corporate partners, elected officials, nonprofit organizations, economic development agencies, Business Improvement Districts, community-based organizations and researchers interested in learning about community-based strategies to support the equitable recovery of small, BIPOC-owned businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Panelists:

Valerie White, Executive Director, LISC NYC

Eva Neubauer Alligood, Deputy Director, LISC NYC

Daniela Beasley, Manager of Small Business Support, Mosholu Preservation Corporation

Colleen Galvin, Senior Vice President, Community Investing & Development, Citi

Kethia Joseph, Executive Director, Neighborhood Planning, NYC Department of Small Business Services

Shrima Pandey, Small Business Program Manager, Chhaya Community Development Corporation

Ibrahima Souare, Community Development Officer, LISC NYC

We hope you will join us.

Jan 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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