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Status of Hispanics in America
Hispanic academic and business leaders participated in a panel discussion about the status of Hispanic-Americans in higher education and the economy. Among the topics addressed were the ...
59Jul 28, 2004
Hispanic Campaign Issues
Democratic Party officials and representatives addressed the Hispanic Caucus at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. They spoke about a variety of domestic and international issues, with a particular ...
22Jul 18, 2000
Retirement Savings Campaign Anniversary
Economic experts spoke about the national effort to improve retirement savings and small
business pension programs. They talked of a partnership between business and government
280Apr 30, 2000
Millennium March for Equality
Participants gathered to promote equality and equal rights for members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. Among the issues addressed were same sex unions, hate crimes, ...
44Jan 13, 2000
Minority Owned Businesses
Business leaders spoke about programs to invest in minority communities in order to give minority owned business a chance to help the communities flourish. Following their speeches a millennium ...
14Sep 22, 1999
Small Business Issues
Ms. Alvarez talked about the Small Business Administration and the services it provides to small business owners. She focused on the increase in minority and women owned businesses and ...
12Jan 15, 1999
Building Trade Partnerships
The panelists discussed building trading partnerships between corporations and the minority community. Mr. Brendsel mentioned the spirit of the conference which is building bridges and ...
10Dec 16, 1998
Small Businesses in Distressed Areas
Prior to a meeting on BusinessLink, an administration initiative to encourage partnerships between successful businesses and new businesses, Vice President Gore addressed the ...
24Jun 5, 1998
Business Development in Low Income Areas
Vice President Gore hosted a business roundtable discussion, and announced an industry initiative to invest in low-income communities. The vice president also talked about the ...
5Mar 31, 1998
Year 2000 Computer Problem
White House officials briefed reporters on the impact of the Year 2000 computer problem, especially on small businesses. They spoke about how the president’s council on the issue will ...
5Feb 19, 1998
Vice President Gore announced an agreement between the Small Business Administration and the major U.S. automakers to increase subcontract awards to minority-owned businesses. The vice ...
6Aug 14, 1997
Small Businesses and Welfare Refom
Participants talked about the role of small businesses in hiring former welfare recipients. They talked about the kinds of programs and initiatives smaller businesses could take in the ...
10Jun 20, 1997
Latinos and the Global Economy
Administrator Alvarez spoke to the 14th annual conference of Latino business leaders. She talked about the future of NAFTA and the implementation of the agreement as well as her work and goals ...
11Jun 2, 1997
Small Business of the Year Award
Vice President Gore, Secretary Herman and Ms. Alvarez honored the finalists of the Small Businessperson of the Year Award. The vice president reported that the economy was strong and very ...
27Mar 7, 1997
Small Business Administrator Swearing-in
After an invocation, Vice President Gore swore in Aida Alvarez as the Administrator of the Small Business Administration. She is a former journalist and investment banker who administered ...
39Dec 20, 1996
Domestic Policy Appointments
President Clinton made the following appointments to the Cabinet: Federico Pena as Secretary of Energy, Andrew Cuomo as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Rodney Slater as Secretary of ...
12Oct 3, 1995
Hispanic Community Impact of Legislation
The panelists discussed the topic, “Crime, Immigration and Affirmative Action: The Impending Legislation and Its Impact on the Hispanic Community.”
14Nov 16, 1992
Valuing the Differences
Mr. Cisneros spoke on, “Valuing the Differences: Diversity As an Asset,” during the National Civic League’s 98th National Conference entitled, “The Diverse Society: Can ...