Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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ICYMI: Latinas Exiting the Workforce: How the Pandemic Revealed Historic Disadvantages and Heightened Economic HardshipD...
06/17/2021
Latinas Exiting the Workforce: How the Pandemic Revealed Historic Disadvantages and Heightened Economic Hardship - Latino Policy & Politics Initiative

ICYMI: Latinas Exiting the Workforce: How the Pandemic Revealed Historic Disadvantages and Heightened Economic Hardship

Dr. Laura Murillo: “the pandemic has disproportionately impacted the Hispanic community and Latinas in particular. We must do more to bring them back into the workforce and build a more resilient economy moving forward.”

This report quantifies the 2020 loss in labor for Latinas relative to other groups and highlights pre-existing disparities exacerbated by COVID-19.

📺 Recording our KHOU & Univision shows today! 📺Today Dr. Laura Murillo spoke with: • Julie Sudduth, Regional President o...
06/15/2021

📺 Recording our KHOU & Univision shows today! 📺

Today Dr. Laura Murillo spoke with:
• Julie Sudduth, Regional President of PNC;
• Mustafa Tameez, President & Founder of Outreach Strategists;
• Myra Caldwell, Chief Diversity Officer of Cadence Bank;
• Dr. Victor Fainstein with Houston Methodist!

According to McKinsey & Company, performance and revenue increase by 30% when women and minorities are included on corpo...
06/09/2021
Study: Racial diversity stagnated on corporate boards

According to McKinsey & Company, performance and revenue increase by 30% when women and minorities are included on corporate boards says Dr. Laura Murillo.

Many top U.S. companies have rushed to appoint Black members to their boards of directors in the wake of the racial justice protests that swept the country last year

Eligible small businesses, nonprofits, sole proprietors and independent contractors can still apply for a U.S. Small Bus...
06/02/2021
COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Eligible small businesses, nonprofits, sole proprietors and independent contractors can still apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration #COVID19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan.

▶️ Learn more about EIDL, the Targeted EIDL Advance, and Supplemental Targeted Advance: sba.gov/eidl

This loan provides economic relief to small businesses and nonprofit organizations that are currently experiencing a temporary loss of revenue.

Dr. Laura Murillo: “Diversity, equity, & inclusion are good for the bottom line of every corporation & better for our ec...
05/26/2021
Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce calls for more diversity in boards, leadership - Houston Business Journal

Dr. Laura Murillo: “Diversity, equity, & inclusion are good for the bottom line of every corporation & better for our economy.”

Thanks to the Houston Business Journal for covering our recent CEO meeting where we urged leaders to commit to #DEI within their companies.

Laura Murillo, CEO and president of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, believes Houston's business community can be a champion of diversity, equity and inclusion — but it starts with their own boards and executive leadership.

05/24/2021

ICYMI: Check out our President & CEO Dr. Laura Murillo's interview on the Oppenheim Report, where they discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion across the business, non-profit, and public sectors!

Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AR0arOzdVo&t=6s

Interested in learning more about Port Houston's environmental initiatives and service needs? Register to attend a discu...
05/21/2021

Interested in learning more about Port Houston's environmental initiatives and service needs? Register to attend a discussion with their Environmental Affairs and Small Business teams to find out how you can begin the enrollment process in the small business program, their MWBE initiative and how to participate in procurement opportunities with Port Houston. https://porthouston.webex.com/porthouston/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee9117612bb4a80a07ad962a871c82fb4

Interested in learning more about Port Houston's environmental initiatives and service needs? Register to attend a discussion with their Environmental Affairs and Small Business teams to find out how you can begin the enrollment process in the small business program, their MWBE initiative and how to participate in procurement opportunities with Port Houston. https://porthouston.webex.com/porthouston/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee9117612bb4a80a07ad962a871c82fb4

Join the Houston Astros in partnership with AARP Texas and in collaboration with Houston Methodist in a Virtual Town Hal...
05/19/2021

Join the Houston Astros in partnership with AARP Texas and in collaboration with Houston Methodist in a Virtual Town Hall to empower our community to know the facts about the vaccine – its safety, availability, and how effective it is - and how you can keep yourself and your families healthy and safe.

The event will feature Houston Astros icon and former MLB player and coach Jose “Cheo” Cruz, Astros Play-by-Play Broadcaster Francisco Romero, and Dr. Victor Fainstein from Houston Methodist as they shed some light on the myths, the facts, and the latest news about vaccines.

Register Here
https://www.cvent.com/events/virtual-aarp-tx-houston-astros-aarp-texas-virtual-town-hall-covid-19-vaccines-just-the-facts-houston/event-summary-e55b3c44200346028c937f1f591ecbf7.aspx

Join the Houston Astros in partnership with AARP Texas and in collaboration with Houston Methodist in a Virtual Town Hall to empower our community to know the facts about the vaccine – its safety, availability, and how effective it is - and how you can keep yourself and your families healthy and safe.

The event will feature Houston Astros icon and former MLB player and coach Jose “Cheo” Cruz, Astros Play-by-Play Broadcaster Francisco Romero, and Dr. Victor Fainstein from Houston Methodist as they shed some light on the myths, the facts, and the latest news about vaccines.

Register Here
https://www.cvent.com/events/virtual-aarp-tx-houston-astros-aarp-texas-virtual-town-hall-covid-19-vaccines-just-the-facts-houston/event-summary-e55b3c44200346028c937f1f591ecbf7.aspx

Our thanks to Board Member, Pancho Gonzalez, for speaking to our Emerging Leaders today about Corporate Connections!
05/18/2021

Our thanks to Board Member, Pancho Gonzalez, for speaking to our Emerging Leaders today about Corporate Connections!

Our thanks to Board Member, Pancho Gonzalez, for speaking to our Emerging Leaders today about Corporate Connections!

Are you a business owner looking to do business with  the city? Join CenterPoint Energy, The Office of Business Opportun...
05/17/2021

Are you a business owner looking to do business with the city?

Join CenterPoint Energy, The Office of Business Opportunity, and the Chamber for a three part webinar series to discuss the certification process!

Send an e-mail to [email protected] to be considered for the program!

Are you a business owner looking to do business with the city?

Join CenterPoint Energy, The Office of Business Opportunity, and the Chamber for a three part webinar series to discuss the certification process!

Send an e-mail to [email protected] to be considered for the program!

05/12/2021

TUNE IN: Watch our President & CEO Dr. Laura Murillo talk with Tom Ramsey Harris Co. Commissioner PCT 3 about the work his office is doing to keep residents safe and our economy strong on CBS KHOU 11!

Full interview here: https://youtu.be/AmiqF3aMAH0

Congratulations to Dr. (!) Baine Herrera, Greater Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Emerging Leader Insti...
05/11/2021

Congratulations to Dr. (!) Baine Herrera, Greater Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Emerging Leader Institute Alumni.

All the best to the graduating Class of 2021!

Congratulations to Dr. (!) Baine Herrera, Greater Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Emerging Leader Institute Alumni.

All the best to the graduating Class of 2021!

Our thanks to the Houston Rockets and BBVA for the recognition! We take our commitment to championing diversity, equity,...
05/07/2021

Our thanks to the Houston Rockets and BBVA for the recognition!

We take our commitment to championing diversity, equity, and inclusion seriously, and look forward to continuing that work well into the future!

https://www.nba.com/rockets/banking-on-houston

Our thanks to the Houston Rockets and BBVA for the recognition!

We take our commitment to championing diversity, equity, and inclusion seriously, and look forward to continuing that work well into the future!

https://www.nba.com/rockets/banking-on-houston

TODAY! You can start applying for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund at 12pm ET!➡️ Go to sba.gov/restaurants for the reg...
05/03/2021
Restaurant Revitalization Fund

TODAY! You can start applying for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund at 12pm ET!

➡️ Go to sba.gov/restaurants for the registration link, an application checklist, an application user guide, FAQs, and more.
📱 Need additional help? Call 1-844-279-8898

This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19.

04/29/2021

Tune in to hear our President & CEO discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion!

04/28/2021

Dr. Laura Murillo is a proud Executive Committee Member of the Harris County - Houston Sports Authority. Despite the World Transplant Games not coming to Houston this year due to the pandemic, we encourage all to #5kAnyWay!

04/27/2021

TUNE IN: Dr. Heather Kopecky of Korn Ferry and Mary Bass of Spencer Stuart interviewed by Dr. Laura G. Murillo on KHOU regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the composition of corporate boards. #diversity #inclusion #equality

TOMORROW! Houston Methodist will be hosting a vaccine clinic University of Houston-Downtown between 2 PM - 7 PM. Registe...
04/21/2021
State of Texas COVID-19 Vaccine Hub| Houston Methodist

TOMORROW!

Houston Methodist will be hosting a vaccine clinic University of Houston-Downtown between 2 PM - 7 PM. Register via the link below and get vaccinated!

Houston Methodists is one of three sites in the Houston area selected by the State of Texas to serve as a vaccine hub.

Happening Saturday!Getting the #COVID19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family. Join Harris County ...
04/15/2021

Happening Saturday!

Getting the #COVID19 vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family. Join Harris County Precinct 2 this weekend and get vaccinated!

Register here: https://www.ummcscreening.com/lccc

TODAY! Landry's, Inc. is hosting a hiring event at the Downtown Aquarium - Houston! Apply online at landryscareers.com o...
04/14/2021

TODAY!

Landry's, Inc. is hosting a hiring event at the Downtown Aquarium - Houston! Apply online at landryscareers.com or text ‘LANDRYS’ to 77948.

TODAY!

Landry's, Inc. is hosting a hiring event at the Downtown Aquarium - Houston! Apply online at landryscareers.com or text ‘LANDRYS’ to 77948.

‘Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO Laura Murillo talks Covid challenges, new Fed advisory council appointment.’
04/12/2021

‘Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO Laura Murillo talks Covid challenges, new Fed advisory council appointment.’

04/09/2021

My thanks to Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner and Houston Fire Department chief Sam Peña for meeting with us today about the Complete Communities initiative and working to keep our city safe!

04/08/2021
KPRC ‘Houston Newsmakers’

Tune in below!

Dr. Laura Murillo: “The studies demonstrate that diversity within an organization helps increase performance and revenue.”

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