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How do you start a business?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services invites you to participate in a workshop on “10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business in Mandarin” on March 15, 2018, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Renaissance EDC Office at 35-34 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354. This free workshop will cover how to plan your business, how to choose your legal structure, how to […]

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How can You Scale Up Small Business?

Please join the Center for an Urban Future for a policy symposium on: Scaling Up Small Businesses In Queens Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 8:00am – 10:30am @LaGuardia Community College The Little Theater 31-10 Thomson Avenue Long Island City, Queens Confirmed speakers include: Gloria Abreu, Founder, Family United Home Care Gregg Bishop, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services Janice Fredericks, CEO & […]

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How Can We Make our Community Livable?

MAS is seeking applications from community-based partners interested in leading land-use planning efforts in their neighborhoods for the 2018 Livable Neighborhoods Program. Please consider applying or helping us spread the word by sharing with your network! Selected groups will work with MAS staff to develop and deliver workshops that will engage neighbors in planning basics, including regulations and processes that […]

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What is Your Emergency Plan?

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) wants to help you reduce your risk and prepare your business for the unexpected. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, NYC businesses face many challenges that can affect your day-to-day operations. If you own or manage a business, please share your ideas and experiences around how SBS can […]

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Find Talented Interns with Ladders for Leaders

Become a Ladders for Leaders Partner Today! Join tourism and hospitality companies—including BD Hotels, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, Lincoln Center for Performing Arts and Union Square Events—and host a Ladder for Leaders intern. Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, nonprofit […]

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Public Hearings on Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES HEARINGS ON POTENTIALLY ELIMINATING THE SUBMINIMUM WAGE FOR TIPPED WORKERS Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the dates and locations for the upcoming public hearings to address the possibility of ending minimum wage tip credits in New York State, also known as the subminimum wage. “New York continues to be a national leader in fighting for justice […]

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Learn English for Free!

Learn English at Queens Library for FREE! Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals. Morning, evening, and weekend classes are available for both beginners and intermediate ESOL students. Spring 2018 classes begin the week of February 17th. Registration begins now. To register, attend an in-person pre-screening session at your nearest community library. View pre-screening dates and locations here!

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Free Mini-MBA Class!

SBA New York seeks applicants for its 2018 Emerging Leaders class. This a great opportunity to learn more about your business and create a three-year growth plan. It’s also a way to work more closely with SBA and its Resource Partners – SCORE, the Small Business Development Centers and Women’s Business Centers. Applicants to the program should: have an annual […]

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Workshop: Business Planning (Mandarin)

The NYC Department of Small Business Services invites you to join a workshop on Business Planning in Mandarin on February 7, 2018 from 3:00PM to 5:00PM at the Renaissance EDC office at 35-34 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354. The workshop will cover the components of a sound business plan, the linkage between marketing, finance, human resources and operations, the strategy to reach […]

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Department of Consumer Affairs: NYC Free Tax Prep-a-Thon

On Saturday, February 10th, from 9AM to 9PM, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) will be holding the first-ever NYC Free Tax Prep-a-thon, a day long tax filing marathon, in partnership with the Department of Education and the NYC Community Schools Initiative. Any New Yorker making $54,000 or less can get their taxes done for free! Please share with […]