On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at 10:00am ET, Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04), Chairman of the U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth, will hold a hybrid hearing examining the role that small business ownership plays in creating pathways to economic security and inclusive growth. During this hybrid hearing, "Big Ideas for Small Businesses: Fostering American Entrepreneurship Through Starting, Sustaining and Growing Small Businesses,” Select Committee Members will have the opportunity to discuss barriers to start, sustain, and grow small businesses, disparities that exist in inclusive entrepreneurship, and recommendations for ensuring equal access to economic prosperity for all Americans.
U.S. House Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth Hybrid Hearing
“Big Ideas for Small Businesses: Fostering American Entrepreneurship Through Starting, Sustaining and Growing Small Businesses”
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
10:00am ET – 12:00pm ET
2172 Rayburn House Office Building and Online via YouTube
Chairman Jim Himes (CT-04)
Ranking Member Bryan Steil (WI-01)
Select Committee Members
Ms. LaJuanna Russell, Small Business Owner, Business Management Associates, Inc.; Board Chair, Small Business Majority
Dr. Brett Theodos, Senior Fellow and Director of the Community Economic Development Hub, The Urban Institute
Mr. Everett Sands, CEO and President, Lendistry (Certified Community Development Financial Institution)
Mr. John Rogers, Chairman, SBA Council on Underserved Communities; Co-CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Ariel Investments
A livestream will be available on YouTube and the Select Committee’s website.