From Vandana Agrawal
NAWBO Silicon Valley Public Policy Director
This year’s National Advocacy Day will be Tuesday, June 13. I hope you will consider joining us for what promises to be the best experience yet as we continue to strengthen and expand our role in the advocacy arena of Washington D.C. We have saved your seat at the table where decisions are made so please plan to show up to represent yourself, your employees and your fellow women business owners.
Please see the links below for more details and to register.
Additionally, we are proud to host our first annual NAWBO Academy for Public Service on June 14 in Washington, D.C. This day will bring together the information and questions you need to select and follow the best path into public service for you. In this curriculum designed just for NAWBO members, we will discuss: Running for office; Working on a political campaign or for a political party; Serving on a government task force or board; and
Serving on a corporate or non-profit board. Click here
for more information.
NAWBO National is pleased to let you know about the formation of the new bi-partisan Congressional Microbusiness Caucus. Please see below a link to the news release we put out about its formation. We are hopeful this will provide opportunities for ongoing conversations about microbusiness owners (like many of you!) and what they need to grow their businesses.
We encourage you to call, email and/or use social media to thank the four Members of Congress who formed this important caucus –
Please see some sample content below for you to utilize or customize.
“We applaud these four Members of Congress for their leadership…” – Teresa Meares, NAWBO National Chair http://bit.ly/2nEjSZn
Thank you for your leadership in forming the Congressional Microbusiness Caucus to address and serve this important segment of the business community. We at NAWBO look forward to working with the Caucus to identify obstacles and opportunities facing the micro business community so they are empowered and enabled to thrive and grow their businesses and thereby help grow our economy.
In addition, if your Member of Congress
is not currently a member of the Microbusiness Caucus, please reach out to them by calling, emailing or using social media to encourage them to join. Please see some sample content on that below that you can use or customize.
Please consider joining the Congressional Microbusiness Caucus
. This Caucus has been formed to address and serve this important segment of the business community. We at NAWBO look forward to working with the Caucus to identify obstacles and opportunities facing the microbusiness community so they are empowered and enabled to thrive and grow their businesses and thereby help grow our economy. We hope you will be a part of these efforts.