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Seattle Southside Chamber’s SMART Webinar on Immigrant & Minority Business is Friday

June 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce.

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be presenting a SMART Webinar on Immigrant & Minority Business Impact this Friday, June 12, 2020, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

In this session, we’ll hear from local community leaders on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the immigrant and minority communities in our area.

Speakers include:

    • Carlos Ruiz – Commissioner, Washington State
    • Henry Yates – Public Affairs Chair, Tabor 100
    • Huda Al-musawi, manager of MBE & Certification Services, NMMSDC
    • Zavere Weeks, Program Assistant, NMMSDC
    • Christine Buckley, Covid-19 Response Team Member, Business Impact NW

The webinar – which is FREE – will include a 50-minute speaking program, plus ample time for audience Q&A.


NOTE: You can also view the Webinar on The B-Town Blog’s Facebook page (at 11 a.m. Friday) here.

More info here:

About SMART:
The Southside Mitigation and Recovery Taskforce is administered by the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce with cooperation and additional support from our partners, municipal collaborators, and regional agencies who will work to find real solutions to the challenges our community faces as we confront the human and economic impacts of COVID-19.

Industry leaders from all major sectors of our local economy, subject matter experts, and government agencies will convene (virtually) at least once a week from March 27 through August 28, 2020. These meetings will be a forum to share insight and information, guide decision making, and create multiple action plans with both public and private support that serve the direct needs of our communities.


Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce


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