Budget Spotlight: Equitable Economic Development Programs Posted 11/04/2020
Final decisions on the City’s 2021 budget are just one week away. With that in mind, I want to highlight some of the programs I’ve proposed in the budget that help address the challenges we are facing in our community.
One set of programs and investments is focused on advancing equity and reducing disparities in Madison’s small business sector. To overcome the racial disparities we see in business ownership, we must invest in opportunities for entrepreneurs of color along with women, people with low incomes, and other underrepresented groups.
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