ESSENCE of the Matter: COVID-19’s Impact on Black America virtual platform presents its first “Digital Dose: Everything Black-Owned Businesses Should Know about Leveraging the CARES Act to Financially Survive COVID-19” – 90-minute information and Q&A session focused on providing urgent information on the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the newly-passed stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The PPP authorizes up to $350 billion in forgivable loans to small businesses and other organizations to pay their employees during the COVID-19 crisis, as well as other allowed operational expenses.
Panelists include: Michelle Ebanks – Immediate Past CEO, ESSENCE Communications, Inc.; Ron Busby, President & CEO – U.S. Black Chambers; Melanie Campbell, President & CEO – National Coalition on Black Civic Participation / Convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable; Rev. Al Sharpton, Founder & President – National Action Network; Marc Morial, President & CEO – National Urban League; Gwen Hess, President – Black Women’s Agenda; Derrick Johnson, President & CEO – NAACP; John Stanford – Managing Partner – Prism Group
To sign up visit-https://www.essence.com/cares-act/