COVID-19 Perspectives: Session 2 – Reposition, Restructure, Recalibrate

Pivoting one's business to meet the changing needs of the market can require an operational overhaul. During this session, participants will learn: 1) how to reorganize one’s business support model, including employees, suppliers, consultants, mentors, accountability partners, and others, with risk management in mind, and 2) how to assess and pivot the business’ structure, operations, […]

COVID-19 Perspectives: Session 3 – Reorganize, Retool, Recharge

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted small businesses. Many businesses have had to close or limit operations, lost revenue, and terminate or furlough employees. While these are challenging times, small businesses have an opportunity to deliberately pivot their business to meet the needs of a changing world. What You Will Learn: • […]

LADOTD: Leveraging Small Business Certifications for Contractors

There are a number of business certifications that can assist small businesses with gaining access to public and private contracting opportunities. Understanding which certifications are right for your construction firm is essential to leveraging these resources to support your business growth and capacity-building. During this session, contractors will learn about the various business certifications that […]

Register for 2021 STRIVE Core Training Cohort 7

Urban League’s STRIVE CORE Training is an attitudinal and workplace readiness course designed to change an individual’s attitude towards authority, culture, and peers, enabling them to succeed in further skills […]

2021 Veterans Small Business Resources Summit

The Urban League of Louisiana is pleased to host its 2021 Veterans Small Business Resources Summit in celebration of veterans entrepreneurship and as an extension of National Veterans Small Business Week (November 1-5). This year’s event will take place on Friday, November 4, 10:00am-12:00pm, and will be hosted online. During this event, we will shine […]

Virtual Conversation on New Social Studies Standards

Education advocates, parents, students, educators, Louisiana residents who care about education equity – this conversation is for you! The Louisiana Department of Education is in the process of receiving public comment on new Louisiana Social Studies Standards. This virtual conversation will help you make sense of the new standards, understand why they are important, and […]

The Road To Fair Maps

Join the ACLU of Louisiana and our partners for a night of nourishment, inspiration, and connection. Together, we will prepare to make our voices heard at the legislature's redistricting public hearing at Southern University on Tuesday, November 16 at 6pm CT. This event is hosted in partnership with Black Voters Matter, E Pluribus Unum, MetroMorphosis, […]

LADOTD: Access Capital for Transportation and Dev. Projects + DBE Cert.

During this workshop, existing and aspiring DBE firms will learn the principles of estimating for developing winning bids, best practices in financial statements analysis, and important steps on how to best prepare to access capital. This session will also include an overview of the LAUCP DBE Certification including eligibility requirements and the application process. All […]

2021 Women’s Empowerment Convening

In celebration of Women's Entrepreneurship Day, the Urban League of Louisiana's Women's Business Resource Center invites you to attend its inaugural Women's Empowerment Convening - Resilient Through it All on Friday, November 19, 10:00a-12:30pm, sponsored by AARP Louisiana. During this virtual convening, aspiring and existing women entrepreneurs will hear from other female entrepreneurs who who […]

2021 Virtual Annual Gala

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