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Go Oakland!

Two organizations transforming lives in Oakland, CA. Continue reading

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Setting goals with students in Bridges to Careers, a program of CareerEdge

SCC’s session of Bridges to Careers, a program of CareerEdge kicked off today with guest speaker Danny Preston, Account Executive with Tempo News. A graduate of Wilberforce University, Mr. Preston has lived all over the country and held a number of high-level professional … Continue reading

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BUSINESS 9 – Total Performance Mobile Detailing

Every month, SCC will use 9 facts to tell the story of a small business that has been helped in some way by our services. We hope you will find it informative, but most of all consider the importance of … Continue reading

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Do small business owners support raising the minimum wage?

Saw this very interesting article: ————————– RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE (with Business for a Fair Minimum Wage) The federal minimum wage was last increased five years ago, in July 2009, to $7.25 an hour. A striking 61% of small business … Continue reading

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Congratulations Goodwill Manasota!

We attended the opening of Goodwill Manasota’s new retail store yesterday and it is amazing, first-class and state-of-the art.  As it should be.  A mission as important as theirs, which we view as in line with our own, making a serious … Continue reading

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We ❤ Microbusiness … and AEO!

92 Percent of all US businesses that are “microbusinesses,” meaning they have less than 5 employees including the owner. 31% The percentage of private sector employees working in microbusinesses (we’re talking 41.3 million people, thats not nothing!). $4.87 trillion business … Continue reading

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Strings attached … The cash vs. charity debate

Suncoast Community Capital takes seriously its mission to work with people of low income to achieve financial success.  That’s why a recent OP-ED in the NYT got us talking: “Let Them Eat Cash” by Christopher Blattman. The author questions if … Continue reading

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