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Impact of COVID-19 on Latino-Owned Firms in Minnesota
Webinar: must register in advance
University of Minnesota Extension and Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER) invite you to join Sustaining Your Local Economy in Turbulent Times webinar series about the impact of COVID-19 on Latino-owned firms in Minnesota. The webinar will provide insight into:
The current situation Minnesota’s Latino business owners are facing.
Their ability to weather the storm.
How the pandemic’s impacts on Latino businesses ripple throughout the economy.
Discussion host and guests: Jennifer Hawkins, Extension community economics educator serving southeast Minnesota. She worked with HACER on the impact study that is the focus of this webinar and will host a conversation with guest experts Rodolfo Gutierrez and Juan Pablo Higuera Forero.
More about our guests: Rodolfo Gutierrez is the executive director of HACER, where he has served since May 2007. He has extensive professional experience in quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation. He has spoken in several forums and is committed to working with those interested in developing a state of Minnesota where disparities are eliminated and are no longer based on ethnic or cultural differences.
Juan Pablo Higuera Forero is a native of Colombia with an MBA from Minnesota State University, Mankato with an organizational development concentration. For the past two years, he has worked on promoting and connecting programs that benefit Minnesota's rural communities. Juan Pablo holds a post-baccalaureate degree in project evaluation and project development that has given him the tools to develop qualitative and quantitative research initiatives.
An on-demand recording of the webinar will be available at a later date.
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