Noerena here reporting from California, where we are officially in another shutdown. While I am a firm believer that the only way to fix our economy is getting to the other side of this awful virus, I gotta say, I’m worried about our Latino small businesses. We’ve boasted about this before: Latinos have been the driving force behind entrepreneurial growth in the U.S. Over the past decade, the number of Latino business owners grew by 34%, compared to only 1% growth for all business owners. However, the current lack of cash on hand for Latino-owned businesses can result in the loss of over two million jobs if Latino employer businesses have to permanently close before the end of the year.
NAHREP Statement on Selection of Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Department
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) congratulates president-elect Biden for his selection of Xavier Becerra to lead the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department at this critical juncture of our nation’s history.