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The Hispanic Chamber commends Senate Committee vote on Contreras-Sweet to lead the U.S. Small Business Administration

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America’s first Hispanic chamber, is very pleased about the bipartisan backing of Maria Contreras-Sweet by the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee to become the next head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Contreras-Sweet’s new role would be vital in extending more loans to expanding businesses in…

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The Hispanic Chamber presents The Legacy Story

SAHCC “The Legacy Story” Original Idea: Alexander Briseño Directed by: Lionel Sosa Executive Producer: Ramiro Cavazos Produced by: Alejandro Maya Edited by : Jorge Conde & Jesus Ramirez A Special Thank You to UTSA Libraries Special Collections MyStory thestorytellingplace.com SHARE THIS POST

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SA to DC 2014 with your Hispanic Chamber

Every year, a delegation of business and civic leaders travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members and military leaders. During this unpredictable political climate and challenging economic times, it is imperative for the businesses of San Antonio to be heard in Washington, D.C.  This year’s  SA…

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Hispanic Chamber votes in favor of requiring Algebra II for Texas Public Schools

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced its full support to urge the State Board of Education (SBOE) to ensure that Algebra II is included in all endorsement tracks for high school education across Texas. The decision to support Algebra II as a requirement for Texas public schools came after…

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San Antonio’s Largest Annual Gathering of Business Leaders

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 85th Annual Gala, A Timeless Organization.   More than 1,800 San Antonio regional business leaders filled the J.W. Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort ballroom, to welcome new Hispanic Chamber leadership.  Guests heard from 2014 Chairwoman,Patricia Pliego Stout, and celebrated the accomplishments of Alexander Briseño, 2013 Chairman and the 2013…

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2013 Highlights from the Partnership for a New American Economy

The year brought passage of a comprehensive immigration bill in the Senate, new voices added in support of reform from across the country, and more than 600 conservative leaders in Washington urging the House to advance legislation. Full Article: http://www.renewoureconomy.org/home/pnae-2013/     SHARE THIS POST

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36th Annual SA to DC Trip

A delegation of business and civic leaders will travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with key members of Congress, White House officials, cabinet members and military leaders. During this unpredictable political climate and challenging economic times, it is imperative for the businesses of San Antonio to be heard in Washington, D.C. The Hispanic Chamber needs…

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Hispanic Chamber to lead San Antonio trade leaders to Mexico

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 2013 S.A. to D.F. International trade mission, Sunday, December 8, 2013 – Wednesday, December 11, 2013, to help promote and develop business relations of our region with our historic partner, Mexico. This trade mission will have the support and involvement of numerous local…

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2013 San Antonio STEM Week

For the fourth year in a row, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will hold our Annual CORE4 STEM Expo. This event invites 2,500 middle school students in five at-risk School Districts in San Antonio to get them exposed to and excited about STEM careers through hands-on sessions conducted by STEM-related businesses and community…

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2013 Creative Industry Economic Impact Luncheon

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber, in partnership with the City of San Antonio’s Office of Cultural Affairs,hosted the 3rd Annual Creative Industry Economic Impact Luncheon.  Our Keynote Speaker was renowned author Dr. Manuel Pastor, of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the University of Southern California. Dr. Pastor is an expert on linking prosperity and…

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