OMEE Prep Webinars: Federal Stimulus Funding Resources 

(español) Recursos de préstamos del gobierno federal: PPP, EIDL, SVO, etc.,
martes 20 de abril 
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
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Organizado por La Oficina de Empoderamiento Económico para Minorías (OMEE por sus siglas en inglés), van a hablar sobre los programas disponibles por la SBA. Cómo prepararse para solicitar PPP, cómo solicitar EIDL, SVO, etc.

Online with OMEE
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 2:00 PM
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The Business Development Managers from Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) will host an open online conversation with all OMEE constituents (racial/ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veteran owned businesses). We will provide you with the latest updates regarding federal stimulus funding resources, share information about other local opportunities available, and answer any questions you may have about state or federal programs.


Upcoming OMEE Events & Webinars

All events and webinars are open to everyone but intentionally target specific OMEE communities. Feel free to contact us at if we don't answer your questions during our webinars or contact the First Stop Business Information Center Helpline at 1-800-252-2923. Spanish speaking assistance is available.

OMEE + Team RED Presents: "Business Development Meet & Greet" Outreach 

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 2:00 PM 
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DCEO's Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) and Regional Economic Development (RED) are partnering with Federal, State and Local partners to bring information on business resources to entrepreneurs across the state. Each event will target a different part of the state. This month, the meet and greet will focus Central Region of the State. Come meet federal, state, and local representatives who can assist your business at no cost. 

OMEE, Illinois SBDC Presents, & American Arab Chamber of Commerce: ADME - Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship - Access to Capital 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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ADME is an informative workshop experience where subject matter experts in the field of business share information with Illinois entrepreneurs in order to help them be successful. Each month we will offer a dynamic discussion on a business topic and highlight one of OMEE's focus communities. This month we are partnering with the American Arab Chamber of Commerce! The discussion is access to capital and the highlight is Arab American Heritage Month! 


Upcoming Cannabis Technical Assistance for Social Equity Applicants

Oakton Community College
March and April Cannabis Training Programs
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