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Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARE) Act

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrates the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARE) Act through Congress this week.  The $2 trillion bill will provide much needed additional support of businesses, workers, assist the medical response in states, and add liquidity into the economy. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt…

SAHCC Announces the Need for A $1 Billion Local Area Government Relief and Stimulus for Small Businesses

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces the Need for A $1 Billion Local Area Government Relief and Stimulus for Small Businesses Organization in support of the Revitalize SA Plan – Economic Relief & Assistance City Council Request (CCR) authored by City of San Antonio Councilwoman Adriana Rocha Garcia  SAN ANTONIO (March 23, 2020) –…

SAHCC Response to Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce applauds the swift and speedy Congressional passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act in this time of uncertainty.  As businesses from every industry suffer due to unforeseen obstacles and circumstances, it is paramount we provide the help they need. While we understand this is a first step…

Healthy Workplace

The health and safety of our Hispanic Chamber Members is our priority. A healthy workforce is essential for all businesses whether large or small. There are no confirmed community cases in Bexar County or the City of San Antonio. Local government and health officials have informed us the risk of infection remains low and we…

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2020 Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is now accepting applications for the Alexander Briseño Leadership Development Program (ABLDP) Class of 2020 through Friday, April 3, 2020. Participants will be immersed in leadership sessions that will spark interest in becoming a change-agent in San Antonio. Class topics include strategic planning, leading and managing change,…

SAN ANTONIO HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES INTERIM PRESIDENT AND CEO

City of San Antonio’s Major General (USMC Ret) Juan G. Ayala will serve the chamber as a part-time loaned executive and will continue his duties at the City of San Antonio SAN ANTONIO (March 2, 2020) – Today, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) Board of Directors announced Major General (USMC Ret) Juan…

San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announces 2020 Class Members of the Latina Leadership Institute

SAN ANTONIO (February 26, 2020) – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SAHCC) is proud to announce the fifth cohort of the Latina Leadership Institute (LLI) welcoming 33 aspiring women to the program.  The Latina Leadership Institute was founded by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and is a non-partisan leadership…

Erica Molina named new AVP of Education & Future Workforce Development for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Erica Molina named new Assistant Vice President of Education & Workforce Development

APPLY NOW – LSA 45 STEERING COMMITTEE!

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce have opened the application for the Leadership SA 45 (LSA45) Steering Committee!

In Memoriam: Dr. Alfonso “Chico” Chiscano

Today we mourn the passing of Dr. Alfonso Chiscano.

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce seeks applicants for 2020 Board of Directors!

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber is currently seeking qualified candidates to serve on the 2020 Board of Directors. Board Members provide leadership for San Antonio regional economic development efforts and support the growth of small businesses in the local economy. In addition, they assist the Hispanic Chamber in membership recruitment efforts; support the Chamber’s special…

Kendra Gives back Party to Benefit the Latina Leadership Institute

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USMCA Coalition

FAST FACTS: U.S. TRADE WITH CANADA AND MEXICO Supports Millions of Jobs: Trade with Canada and Mexico supports 11 million American jobs in every state in the Union, according to reports by the Business Roundtable. In fact, 49 U.S. states count Canada or Mexico as one of their top three merchandise export markets. Drives U.S….

The Aztec Theatre® Concert Announcements

808 DAY CELEBRATES THE ICONIC ROLAND TR-808 DRUM MACHINE WITH CAMP LO, FAT TONY, BOOMBAPTIST, & K DOT LA Thursday, August 8, 2019 GA Doors at 7:00 PM / Show at 8:08 PM 808 The Movie screening at 6 PM in Warrior Room ($5) All Ages Tickets on sale now: https://concerts1.livenation.com/event/3A0056E2FA074925 It’s hard to believe that a…

VIP Staffing Opening Second Dallas Location

SAN ANTONIO – VIP Staffing, a San Antonio based staffing company, responding to Dallas market demand and company growth, announced the creation of a second location in the Dallas area. This new location, at 1801 N. Hampton Road, Suite 140 in DeSoto, Texas, resulted from the significant manufacturing and skilled trade growth in the South…

LSA June Class Recap

Members of Leadership San Antonio 44 recently completed their fifth class, focusing on Bioscience, Medicine and Healthcare. The class began the day at The Rim where they enjoyed Quick Sip cold brew coffee, and refreshments provided by Zedric’s before heading to University Health System (UHS).   Upon arriving, participants received a warm welcome from George…

Hispanic Chamber Board of Directors Votes to Support The Alamo Promise

The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the first Hispanic Chamber in America, representing more than 1,250 businesses in the greater San Antonio area, fully supports the Alamo Colleges’ Alamo Promise initiative to provide the first two years of college, at little to no cost, for eligible San Antonio and Bexar County students seeking associate…

The Hispanic Chamber advocates for the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

Today, our President & CEO Diane Sanchez joined the City of San Antonio, Bexar County, the Texas-Mexico trade coalition along with our Chamber friends to advocate for the passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement (USMCA). In a statement from the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 5 Reasons We Support the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, “It’s…

Joint Statement Regarding Tariffs on Mexico

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for signing the joint statement opposing tariffs on goods from Mexico. 140 associations signed the statement, which can be found below; a press release is linked here.   Joint Statement Regarding Tariffs on Mexico Tariff-free trade in North America is a cornerstone of U.S. economic growth, supporting over 12 million American jobs and…

SAN ANTONIO HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE STRONGLY OPPOSES THE USE OF TARIFFS ON MEXICAN GOODS

June 03, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         SAN ANTONIO (June 3, 2019) – The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the United States Chamber of Commerce speak out to strongly oppose the use of tariffs on Mexican goods in response to the humanitarian crisis along the southern border.   “It…

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