GLAACC Partners With Corporations to Advance Black Businesses

For over 15 years, the Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce‘s (GLAACC) Business Evolution Program (BEP) has partnered with major corporations to provide entrepreneurs with the tools and resources they need to increase scale and achieve economic growth.


Just as four in ten Black-owned businesses closed their doors permanently during the 15-month pandemic shutdown, there was a marked increase in the number of Blacks opening new businesses.  According to a recent report on early stage entrepreneurship by the Kauffman Foundation, during the pandemic, there were more new Black-owned businesses proportionate to the total population than at any time in the past 25 years.

Owning a Home: Guidance from Your Local Home Lending Advisor in Los Angeles

Are you considering buying your first home, but unsure where to start? Purchasing a home is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can make, and the path to ownership may feel confusing for many first-time buyers. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be. Chase bank can help you navigate the homebuying process so getting the keys to your first home may be closer than you think.  

JP Morgan Chase CEO Talks Economic Challenges, Small Business Support at YWCA

Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, visited the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles recently to talk with area small business owners about some of the economic challenges facing the nation and what corporations like JPMorgan Chase are doing to support small businesses. More than 100 small business owners, primarily African American, were in attendance. Dimon later spoke at a town hall at the Forum in front of 1,000 employees, many of whom volunteered to stuff school supplies into more than 2,000 backpacks for children in Inglewood and other area neighborhoods. The backpacks were donated to the Brotherhood Crusade