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October 2021

Webinar – WAVE Level 1

Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE is a simple and easy accounting system that is free if you don't use its automated payments and payroll. Join us to learn how to start doing your accounting in this cloud-based software, track your business success and have the peace of mind of your books being recorded appropriately. • Creating your account in WAVE • Initial basic settings • Creating the basic Chart of Accounts • Recording your capital contributions • Recording your first purchase • Recording your…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Level 1

Oct 30 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Free

Join us to learn how to start doing your accounting in this cloud-based software, track your business success and have the peace of mind of your books being recorded appropriately. • Initial basic settings • Creating the basic Chart of Accounts • Recording your capital contributions • Recording your first purchase • Recording your first sale • Recording your first expense • Reading your first financial statements REGISTER NOW

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November 2021

Webinar – Business Planning – Part 1

Nov 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Highlighted Topics: • Creating a Business Plan • Goal Development • Business Development • Marketing Plans • Advertising Strategies • Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Comprehensive Guide To Starting an E-commerce Business on Shopify – New Series

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us for this New Series - Comprehensive Guide To Starting an E-commerce Business on Shopify: 8/17 - Introduction to E-commerce & Shopify 8/24 - Introduction to the Shopify Admin and Settings 8/31 - How to Create Your Product & Inventory Strategy 9/2 - Tips on Inventory Management and Control 9/7 - Shopify Overview 9/14 - How to Outline and Setup Your Category Structure 9/16 - Doing Business Online: Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, ADA Compliance, Electronic Contracts, Signatures and…

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Webinar – Global Trade Series: Finding International Customers (Part 1-11/3)

Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about international customers for your business? Come and join our two-part series on 10/6 and 10/13, or 11/3 and 11/10.: Session 1: How to Find International Customers Exploring global trade can be challenging when trying to find international customers. Learn tips and techniques including market research to help: • Attract International Customers • Identify Potential Direct/Indirect Distributors Session 2: Handling Your First International Order - 11/10 Just starting with global trade and waiting for your first customer? Learn how…

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Webinar – WordPress Survival – Part 2

Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Using WordPress or thinking about using WordPress, this two part webinar will provide tips and techniques to help make it easier to navigate, increase productivity, and lead the path to more visibility for your business and customers. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Screening Your Business Ideas

Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have lots of business ideas and trying to decide which one to move forward with? Come ready to learn an easy to apply process for prioritizing and evaluating business ideas with next steps to take. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: S Corporation Reasonable Compensation for Shareholder Employees

Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you an S Corporation shareholder and employee? Thinking about becoming an S Corporation? Wondering about reasonable compensation for the services that you provide as the S Corporation shareholder and employee? Come ready to learn about: · Reasonable Compensation · In compliance or not? · Options to Consider REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – WAVE Level 2 (Spanish)

Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE es un sistema de contabilidad simple y fácil de usar que es gratuito si no utiliza sus pagos automatizados y nómina. Ahora que usted ya asistió al primer seminario, aprenda cómo conectar su cuenta bancaria y reconciliarla. Además, aprenda cómo crear un asiento de diario y registrar la depreciación de sus activos fijos. • Conectar tu Cuenta Bancaria • Reconciliar tu Banco • Diseñar el aspecto de mi Factura • Crear una Entrada Contable • Registrar la Depreciación de…

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Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial.  This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”.  The session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and how to bring your vision to life.  Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. Featured Topics: • Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur • Types of Entrepreneurs •…

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Webinar – WAVE Level 2

Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE is a simple and easy accounting system that is free if you don´t use its automated payments and payroll. Now you attended the first webinar, let's learn how to connect your bank account and reconcile it. Also, learn how to create a Journal Entry and record the depreciation of your fixed assets. • Connecting your Bank Account • Bank Reconciliation • Invoice Customization • Basic Journal Entry • Record Fixed Asset Depreciation • Reading Loans and its payments •…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Level 2

Nov 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Free

Now you attended the first webinar in Quickbooks, let's learn how to connect your bank account and reconcile it. Also, learn how to create a Journal Entry and record the depreciation of your fixed assets. • Connecting your Bank Account • Bank Reconciliation • Invoice Customization • Basic Journal Entry • Record Fixed Asset Depreciation • Reading Loans and their payments • Importing / Exporting Data REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Business Planning – Part 2

Nov 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training.  Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Highlighted Topics: • Creating a Business Plan • Goal Development • Business Development • Marketing Plans • Advertising Strategies • Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Creating Financial Projections

Nov 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Have you tried to create detailed start-up costs, key assumptions and financial projections? Ran into a few obstacles along the way? Join us to learn how to easily create your own. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Global Trade Series: Handling Your First International Order (Part 2 – 11/10)

Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about international customers for your business? Come and join our two-part series on 10/6 and 10/13, or 11/3 and 11/10.: Session 1: How to Find International Customers Exploring global trade can be challenging when trying to find international customers. Learn tips and techniques including market research to help: • Attract International Customers • Identify Potential Direct/Indirect Distributors Session 2: Handling Your First International Order - 11/10 Just starting with global trade and waiting for your first customer? Learn how…

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Webinar – Writing Effective Content for Your Website

Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Wondered about your website content and how it impacts search results? How does content work? Come and learn tips on solving the mystery of content and writing effective content for your website. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Positioning Your Business to Exit

Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about the next phase of your business and considering an exit strategy. Being aware of steps to take, key financial areas, team dynamics, assessing the economic and industry indicators are just part of the story. Come ready to learn about areas to explore in preparation for positioning your business to exit or not… REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – WAVE Level 1 (Spanish)

Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE es un sistema de contabilidad simple y fácil de usar que es gratuito si no utiliza sus pagos automatizados y nómina. Únase a nosotros para aprender cómo comenzar a hacer su contabilidad en este software basado en la nube, realizar un seguimiento del éxito de su negocio y tener la tranquilidad de que sus libros se registran adecuadamente. • Como crear tu cuenta en WAVE • Como hacer la configuración básica • Como crear un plan de cuentas básico…

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Webinar – Joint AVTA and SBDC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Outreach and Training

Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Come and join the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to learn about resources available to help your business prepare, explore and pursue Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) procurement opportunities.   The goal is to help the Small Business Community participate in the local economy where local businesses can provide their services and/or supplies to the AVTA for a contract or other procurement opportunity. Opportunity examples include construction, specialty contractors, manufacturing, digital signage, wholesalers, furniture, architectural…

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Webinar – How to Start Your Business for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – WAVE Level 1

Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE is a simple and easy accounting system that is free if you don't use its automated payments and payroll. Join us to learn how to start doing your accounting in this cloud-based software, track your business success and have the peace of mind of your books being recorded appropriately. • Creating your account in WAVE • Initial basic settings • Creating the basic Chart of Accounts • Recording your capital contributions • Recording your first purchase • Recording your…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Level 1 (Spanish)

Nov 13 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Free

Únase a nosotros para aprender cómo comenzar a hacer su contabilidad en este software basado en la nube, realizar un seguimiento del éxito de su negocio y tener la tranquilidad de que sus libros se registran adecuadamente. El aplicativo es en Ingles, pero se traduciran al Español. Contenido General • Como hacer la configuración básica • Como crear un plan de cuentas básico • Como registrar tu primer aporte de capital • Como registrar tu primera compra • Como registrar tu…

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Webinar – Business Model – Part 1

Nov 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This is the ideal workshop where business owners at all levels will learn how to build, design, and define a business model. A business model is what defines a business and its practice. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to first define their business model. They will be introduced to a business model canvas as a tool. We will cover: • Business Idea to Business Model • Introduction to the Business Models • Steps to Define, Design and Build…

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Webinar – Facebook e Instagram para su negocio

Nov 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

¿Quieres crear tu página de Facebook para tu negocio? No importa si ya tienes tú página. Estamos seguros de que aprenderá algo nuevo. Te mostraremos: • cómo crear una página • qué información debes tener • cómo administrar tu configuración • a quién debes autorizar para administrar tú página • cómo subir fotos y videos, entre muchos otros consejos. Si pudiera conectarse a través de una computadora portátil, sería mejor. Solo prepárate para aprender y tomar notas. Siempre podemos tener…

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Webinar Series: Path to Certification – All Small Business Owners – Part 1

Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about new customers and how to attract them? Becoming a certified business will open the possibility of attracting Federal, State, Local Municipalities, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and more. Come and join the four-part series on certifications to explore, as a way to expand your customer base. 11/17 - Introduction to Certifications – State, County, City of LA and Federal 11/24 -  SB(Small Business) Certification 12/1 - LSBE(Local Small Business Enterprise)/SL(Small Local Business) and SLBE(Small Local Business Enterprise) Certifications 12/8 -  LA…

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Webinar – WAVE Level 2 (Spanish)

Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE es un sistema de contabilidad simple y fácil de usar que es gratuito si no utiliza sus pagos automatizados y nómina. Ahora que usted ya asistió al primer seminario, aprenda cómo conectar su cuenta bancaria y reconciliarla. Además, aprenda cómo crear un asiento de diario y registrar la depreciación de sus activos fijos. • Conectar tu Cuenta Bancaria • Reconciliar tu Banco • Diseñar el aspecto de mi Factura • Crear una Entrada Contable • Registrar la Depreciación de…

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Webinar – Facebook & Instagram For Business

Nov 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Do you want to create your Facebook page for your business? It doesn’t matter if you already created your page. We are sure you will learn something new. We will walk you through: • How to create a page • What information should be there • How to manage your settings • Who should you give authorization to admin your page • How to upload pictures and videos, among many other tips We can also have a one on one…

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Webinar – Finding Funding for Veterans, Military and Spouses

Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – WAVE Level 2

Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE is a simple and easy accounting system that is free if you don´t use its automated payments and payroll. Now you attended the first webinar, let's learn how to connect your bank account and reconcile it. Also, learn how to create a Journal Entry and record the depreciation of your fixed assets. • Connecting your Bank Account • Bank Reconciliation • Invoice Customization • Basic Journal Entry • Record Fixed Asset Depreciation • Reading Loans and its payments •…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Level 2 (Spanish)

Nov 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am
Free

Ahora que usted ya asistió al primer seminario en Quickbooks, aprenda cómo conectar su cuenta bancaria y reconciliarla. Además, aprenda cómo crear un asiento de diario y registrar la depreciación de sus activos fijos. El aplicativo es en Ingles, pero se traduciran al Español. • Conectar tu Cuenta Bancaria • Reconciliar tu Banco • Diseñar el aspecto de mi Factura • Crear una Entrada Contable • Registrar la Depreciación de Activos Fijos • Registrar mis Préstamos y los Pagos •…

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Webinar – Business Model – Part 2

Nov 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This is the ideal workshop where business owners at all levels will learn how to build, design, and define a business model. A business model is what defines a business and its practice. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to first define their business model. They will be introduced to a business model canvas as a tool. We will cover: • Building Blocks for the Business Model • Introduction to Business Model Tool REGISTER NOW

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Webinar Series: Path to Certification – All Small Business Owners – Part 2

Nov 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about new customers and how to attract them?  Becoming a certified business will open the possibility of attracting Federal, State, Local Municipalities, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and more.  Come and join the four-part series on certifications to explore, as a way to expand your customer base. 11/17 - Introduction to Certifications – State, County, City of LA and Federal 11/24 -  SB(Small Business) Certification 12/1 - LSBE(Local Small Business Enterprise)/SL(Small Local Business) and SLBE(Small Local Business Enterprise) Certifications…

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December 2021

Webinar – Tips on How Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Can Work With GSA

Dec 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Doing Business with U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Do you want to learn how to do business with one of the largest U.S. government buying agencies? Do you have products or services to sell which the GSA may want to buy? Did you know that GSA: • Is the business manager/purchasing agent for the world’s largest customer? • Actively seeks new bidders and competition for its supply and service contracts? • Purchases goods and services on a worldwide basis for…

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Webinar – How To Sell…without sounding like a sales person

Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Selling is an art form tried by many and mastered by fewer. In business or just starting in business, it’s an opportunity to learn: • How to stand out in the eyes of your prospects • How to select the right group for business leads • How to craft an effective elevator speech • and more…   REGISTER NOW

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Webinar Series: Path to Certification – All Small Business Owners – Part 3

Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about new customers and how to attract them?  Becoming a certified business will open the possibility of attracting Federal, State, Local Municipalities, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and more.  Come and join the four-part series on certifications to explore, as a way to expand your customer base. 11/17 - Introduction to Certifications – State, County, City of LA and Federal 11/24 -  SB(Small Business) Certification 12/1 - LSBE(Local Small Business Enterprise)/SL(Small Local Business) and SLBE(Small Local Business Enterprise) Certifications…

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Webinar: Understanding the Story Behind the Numbers and Potential Red Flags

Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn how to take control of your business through the power of financials. Financials convey a story about a business and can empower the entrepreneur/business owner. Examples will be shared where warning signs were glaring in the financials, but business owners could not spot the warning signs. You will learn how to interpret and understand the financials, define Metrics and develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). You will have the knowledge and tools to apply in your business as you become…

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Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Dec 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and provide steps to start a formal business. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business including the areas below: • Learn the Steps from Business Idea to…

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Webinar – How to Start Your Business

Dec 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea to life. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Startup Activities – A Financial Perspective

Dec 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Have the idea for the business and getting ready to move forward with the business launch? Learn the next steps to help navigate and launch your new business or continue the path where obstacles occurred along the way: • Professional Services - Legal & Other • Licenses and Permits • Business Insurance Options REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Ways to Impact Your Sales and Increase Customer Engagement

Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have customers. . . are you reaching them? Want and need customers? Come ready to learn tips and techniques to help increase engagement and attract potential new customers using social media and other tools. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar Series: Path to Certification – All Small Business Owners – Part 4

Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about new customers and how to attract them? Becoming a certified business will open the possibility of attracting Federal, State, Local Municipalities, City of Los Angeles, County of Los Angeles and more.  Come and join the four-part series on certifications to explore, as a way to expand your customer base. 11/17 - Introduction to Certifications – State, County, City of LA and Federal 11/24 -  SB(Small Business) Certification 12/1 - LSBE(Local Small Business Enterprise)/SL(Small Local Business) and SLBE(Small Local Business Enterprise) Certifications 12/8…

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Webinar: Screening Tips for Exploring a Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper, Accountant

Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about hiring a new Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper or Accountant and would like some screening tips to help make it a bit easier? Learn about potential resources to explore, questions to ask for rating/ranking the choices, deciding which type of resource to hire, what qualifications, knowledge and experience needed, potential costs, etc. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

Dec 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Lots to do and not enough time?  Come ready to explore tools and resources to help improve your business and maximize your time. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: WBE(Women Business Enterprise)/MBE(Minority Business Enterprise) Certifications

Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about new customers and how to attract them?  The session will feature certifications and contracting opportunities as an option for majority woman and/or minority owned business owners to explore who want to diversify and expand their customer base. Participants will be introduced to resources to help with becoming certified to do business with the Federal, State and Local government and an overview of the process. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) Certification

Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Thinking about exploring contract opportunities with State Agencies? The session will feature an overview of the process for becoming certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), for majority owned businesses where the owner(s) are socially and economically disadvantaged meeting specified criteria by the State of California. REGISTER NOW

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