Sen. Franken to highlight resources to help minority-owned small businesses Nov. 10

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On Friday, November 10, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) will host a public forum to highlight resources that can help minority-owned small businesses that are looking to expand.  The event will be held at the Urban League in Minneapolis, and is free and open to the public.  Space is limited.

At the forum, Sen. Franken will bring together service providers, government agencies, and local business owners to discuss how minority-owned small business can gain access to capital, technical assistance, and contracting opportunities.  Attendees will also hear directly from business owners who have used these resources to grow their businesses.

The forum runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with registration starting at 8:30 a.m.  Sen. Franken will address the attendees at 9:05 a.m.

Interested attendees can see the Forum schedule and get more information here.

You can also contact Charles Sutton at or Osman Ahmed at or call 651-221-1016.