Creating Jobs & Building Local Economies: Pacific Community Ventures 2015 Annual Luncheon

Bay Area businesses and civic leaders gather in downtown San Francisco to connect and collaborate around how small business is creating jobs in neighborhoods that need them most.
By: Pacific Community Ventures
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SAN FRANCISCO - March 26, 2015 - PRLog -- WHAT: Pacific Community Ventures, a California-based nonprofit, invites you to its Annual Luncheon on creating quality jobs for the people who need them most. We want to enable small businesses to grow and invest in quality jobs. With support from community economic development leaders, PCV is working to help meet the needs of lower-income workers today by empowering small businesses and driving more capital toward underserved communities. Employees of small businesses need their paychecks. Lower-income communities need their tax dollars. And small business owners need support and guidance in order to generate this kind of positive economic impact.

WHO: John C. Williams — President of the San Francisco Federal Reserve — will join Pacific Community Ventures to celebrate job creation, small business, and investing for social impact. What if there were a way to solve the country's most intractable social problems without putting taxpayer money at risk? Mr. Williams will speak to this – followed by a panel of San Francisco-based small business owners and volunteer business advisors.

WHERE: Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

WHEN: Monday, May 4, 11:30AM – 1:30PM

COST: $125


About Pacific Community Ventures
: Founded in 1998 and certified as a CDFI in 2003, PCV is a nonprofit with the belief that helping grow businesses that are located in and/or hire from lower-income areas is one of the most effective ways to create healthy local economies. For 17 years, our programs have created economic opportunities in lower-income communities by working directly with entrepreneurs, providing small business advising and loans, and also by furthering the practice of impact investing, which drives capital to communities often overlooked by mainstream investors.  We believe that bringing high-level support to companies that create jobs in LMI areas, and also advocating for increased investment in these areas, will have a transformative economic impact on lower-income communities.

Patrick Duggan
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Location:San Francisco - California - United States
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