CHCC's State of the Economy Virtual Forum

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When and where
Thursday, April 15, 2021
10:00 - 11:30am PT

The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce (CHCC) cordially invites you to attend the CHCC’s State of the Economy Virtual Forum. 


The CHCC is the largest and premier ethnic business organization in the nation. Through our network, advocacy, and education programs, the CHCC represents the interest of the over 815,000 Hispanic businesses in California and has access to over 40,000 direct small business members. The CHCC focuses its proactive education and advocacy efforts on programs and policies that answer and meet the priorities and needs of California's small business and Hispanic community. As the leading regional Hispanic and ethnic business organization in the United States, the CHCC is committed to bringing the issues and needs impacting Hispanic and small business to the forefront of both California and national economic agendas. 

This virtual forum aligns industry leaders, experts, and access to key information on California's economy, recovery, resiliency, and impacts for small businesses.  

California's Economic Landscape Panel will be moderated by David C. Betancourt, CHCC Foundation Board Member & Comerica Bank External Affairs Market Manager, Southern California

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Devorah Lieberman, Ph.D, President - University of La Verne
  • Marlene Orozco, Lead Research Analyst - Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Xiomara Peña, Vice President of Engagement - Small Business Majority
  • Robert Apodaca, Co-Founder - California Community Builders