In 2012, 55 percent of the firms in Los Angeles County were minority-owned; 38.3 percent were women-owned enterprises, making LA County the nation's leader in minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses.
50% of businesses will be women- and minority-owned.
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Economic Impact of LA Street Vendors
Have you been following the #LAStreetVendors movement? According to the East LA Community Corporation's (ELACC) report, Sidewalk Stimulus, LA street vendors support more than 5,000 jobs in LA.
Did you know? Immigrant workers are an entrepreneurial force - they are more likely to be self-employed than US-born workers AND more likely to be employed in general. Check out the Pew Research Center report to learn more!