Advocacy

Year of Action

June 20, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FX-Iisvrj8 Instituting change starts with commitment. Today, June 20th, is the federally observed day for the Juneteenth holiday, and much more than a day off. Make this your Day Year of Action. Read Juneteenth and Anti-Racism Book List The following reading list of books

By |2022-07-22T15:37:07-05:00June 20th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Diversity, Education, Employers, Leadership, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Year of Action

Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Together with business and community leaders, the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce amplified our efforts at the State Capitol this legislative session. In addition to successful efforts at Duluth and St. Louis County Days at the Capitol, we have taken several additional trips to Saint Paul, joined many virtual meetings, authored several letters of

By |2022-06-02T11:27:34-05:00May 23rd, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Duluth Area Chamber Advocates During 2022 Legislative Session

Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022

https://youtu.be/SCWNwNXbDwI   This month, leaders, businesses, and institutions from the City of Duluth and St. Louis County, MN descended on the Minnesota Capitol to advocate for our region with the Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol Days events. It was a powerful couple of days that would not have been possible

By |2022-03-28T08:32:22-05:00March 25th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Employers, Events, Legislation, Resources, Workforce Development|Comments Off on Recap: Duluth & St. Louis County at the Capitol 2022

Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol is nearly upon us. At this point, we hope you have had the chance to review the Legislative Priorities Booklet. It details the needs of our region and shares the stories of our community. Further, it is a good opportunity to better understand some of

By |2022-03-07T14:31:49-06:00March 7th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News, Events, Leadership, Legislation|Comments Off on Ramping Up Advocacy Efforts in 2022

D&SLC: Advancing the Priorities of Northeastern Minnesota in 2022

Northeastern Minnesota needs your help to be the voice of business to our elected officials. In its 25th year, Duluth and St. Louis County at the Capitol Days is the largest regional advocacy event in the state. The Duluth Area Chamber is collaborating with the City of Duluth and St. Louis County, along with

By |2022-02-16T13:49:09-06:00January 11th, 2022|2022, Advocacy, Events, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on D&SLC: Advancing the Priorities of Northeastern Minnesota in 2022

Chamber Appoints Cady as Military Affairs Committee Chair

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that Major Jennifer J. Cady has been selected as Chair of its Military Affairs committee. Jennifer will succeed Pat Mullen who has led the Military Affairs Committee for the past 17 years. “The work of the Military Affairs Committee is an important part of

By |2021-11-19T12:39:50-06:00November 24th, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News|Comments Off on Chamber Appoints Cady as Military Affairs Committee Chair

Workplace Protections to be Expanded for Expectant, New Parents

More Minnesota workers will soon be able to request and receive pregnancy accommodations and stay on compensated time to express milk in the workplace due to an expanded law that strengthens workplace protections for expectant and new parents. Governor Tim Walz recently signed legislation into state law that strengthens workplace protections for new and

By |2021-09-24T16:19:54-05:00September 3rd, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Employers, Legislation, Resources|Comments Off on Workplace Protections to be Expanded for Expectant, New Parents

Advocating on Behalf of our Business Conditions

Dear Members, A key element to the Chamber's mission and vision is advocacy and policy support for our business community. In support of the Chamber's upcoming strategic planning process the Chamber will be hosting a series of discussions, organized by industry, to evaluate how the Duluth region is doing. We will talk about perceptions

By |2021-08-23T14:31:10-05:00August 6th, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News|Comments Off on Advocating on Behalf of our Business Conditions

Small Business Week: Celebrating Twin Ports Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Small Business Administration has been recognizing the contributions of entrepreneurs with National Small Business Week since 1963. Small businesses are vital to our economy, accounting for half of America’s workforce, and creating more new jobs than any other source. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting our local entrepreneurs has become

By |2021-05-26T09:31:33-05:00April 30th, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Resources|Comments Off on Small Business Week: Celebrating Twin Ports Entrepreneurs

Chamber Advocates in Support of the Drink Local Economic Recovery Act

The Duluth Area Chamber, on behalf of its many Chamber members who operate bars, breweries, brewpubs, cideries, distilleries, liquor stores, restaurants, and wineries, has written a letter of support advocating for the passing of The Drink Local Economic Recovery Act. The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically affected the food & beverage industry in Minnesota, with

By |2021-05-24T10:53:36-05:00March 5th, 2021|2021, Advocacy, Duluth Chamber News|Comments Off on Chamber Advocates in Support of the Drink Local Economic Recovery Act
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