Featuring Diedra Henry-Spires, Senior Advisor for COVID Programs
Small businesses are critical to economic opportunity in the U.S. employing approximately:
- 75% of all workers over the age of 65
- 50% of Black workers
- 67% of Hispanic workers
- 62% of workers with disabilities.
In 2021, small businesses faced renewed COVID restrictions and mandates, repeated supply-chain backups, and unfilled “hiring” signs. Join Diedra Henry-Spires as she discusses how the SBA is working with the White House, Capitol Hill, and small business owners on COVID recovery.
Event aired on February 17, 2022 12:30 pm EST
Harold T. Fisher is a veteran broadcast journalist and author. He worked as a TV news anchor and reporter in several high profile markets including Tallahassee, Huntsville, Buffalo, Kansas City, and Baltimore. He currently hosts the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum,” a primetime staple of Howard University Radio and Washington, DC journalism for 40 years. The Daily Drum is broadcast on WHUR-FM, H-U-R Voices, and Sirius/XM Channel 141.
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