The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes, in collaboration with USAA and the Greater Tampa and South Tampa Chambers of Commerce, today announced Tampa as the nation’s newest Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ). A collaborative effort among the local business, civic, and military communities to address the economic impact of military spouse unemployment and underemployment on 21st century military families, MSEEZ establish geographically-focused employment networks to connect military spouses to local career opportunities.
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Possibilities Become Realities
In San Jose, California, U.S.A., a playground rises from the concrete in a single day. Across the country, a rundown library in North Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., is transformed to reflect its city’s brightening future.
The community investment world received a boost yesterday as a number of companies announced an increase in giving as a result of the tax plan passed by Congress. As I read the announcements, two trends came into focus—people and community.
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are becoming a powerful force in global development. No one sector can address the world’s most intractable issues alone. During the U.S.
One of the things I love about Atlanta, Chick-fil-A’s hometown, is that it’s a city of neighborhoods—each with its own unique history, character, and charm.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we understand the critical role of the private sector in creating vibrant communities. From community engagement to providing jobs—the strength of a locale and its people is directly tied to the strength of private sector investments.
Berkshire Bank is known for our unique culture and entrepreneurial approach to helping customers reach life’s exciting milestones. “Life is exciting. Let us help.” is more than a marketing slogan. It’s our conviction.
While most of the rhetoric around conscious capitalism in the United States focuses on big businesses and startups, mid-market companies, with revenues between $10 million and $1 billion dollars per year, account for a third of US gross domestic product (GDP).
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