Monthly Archives: June 2022

Advancing BIPOC Small Business Entrepreneurs in the Twin Ports

Lessons Learned from Mixed-Method Research June 1, 2022 Dr. Sakib Mahmud and Dr. Ephraim K. Nikoi of the University of Wisconsin-Superior have done tremendous work in researching the unique goals, needs, and challenges of BIPOC businesses in the Twin Ports and synthesizing them into a list of intuitive recommendations. Read

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Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List

June 3, 2022 The following reading list of books – about and for Juneteenth – was compiled by Zenith Bookstore. Some of these titles might be excellent choices for gifts, employee appreciation giveaways, book club, and/or seminars. Zenith Bookstore's business-to-business program offers excellent service and competitive discounts for volume purchases. For information,

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Call for Chamber Board Nominations

You have an exciting opportunity to strengthen our Chamber by nominating a talented business leader to serve on our board of directors. This person can be a colleague of yours or yourself. Diverse candidates are encouraged and welcome to apply. Serving on our board is an effective and enjoyable way to connect with leaders

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What Does an Inclusive Workplace Look Like?

June 2, 2022 Upcoming Webinars We invite you to explore two upcoming webinars - free to attend - that will provide your business actionable tools to embrace and celebrate differences in the workplace, in your employees, and in the community. The 2022 Employer Champions Initiative training series, offered

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Honoring Juneteenth: Twin Ports Juneteenth Celebrations

June 1, 2022 What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the abolition of slavery. It was on June 19, 1865 when U.S. General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform enslaved African-Americans of their freedom and that

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