Economic Policy

Joint Center Research Cited in Article on Funding Startup Founders of Color in The Hill

Joint Center research on challenges that Black small-business owners face was included in an op-ed published by The Hill.  This article emphasizes the challenges that entrepreneurs of color regularly face and argues that it is imperative to support entrepreneurs of color, especially at a time of economic recovery. According to the authors, “entrepreneurs of color need and deserve action which found that “6 in 10 Black business owners faced challenges securing capital.”

Read the article here. Read our report, “Exploring Challenges for Small-Business Owners Across Race,” here.

 

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