businesses


⭐ Jr. CEOs (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

How cool would it be to act as CEO of a company? Enhance your problem-solving skills by making recommendations to address real business issues in this interactive club with SPARK. For teens 13 – 17. How cool would it be for you to be the boss of Apple or Amazon […]


Maryland Women’s Business Center: Introduction to Entrepreneurship (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires hard work and thorough planning. Learn how-to from the Maryland Women’s Business Center. During this workshop we will: Examine the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs; Clarify some of the myths and realities of small business ownership; Start a self-assessment to determine your readiness to become a […]


⭐ Entrepreneurs Club for Teens (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn how to launch your own company. Develop business skills in strategy, marketing, finance, and website design with this SPARK Business Academy interactive club. For teens 13 – 17. If you like “Shark Tank”, this club is for you!. Join other fellow teen entrepreneurs and learn what it takes to […]


A History of Disinvestment On Chicago’s West Side (ProPublica) – VIRTUAL

Known as “The Heart of the West Side,” Chicago’s Madison Street once thrived as a commercial corridor lined with businesses from downtown to the city’s western limits. But today, Madison Street and the East Garfield Park neighborhood are filled with empty lots and vacant storefronts — the devastating consequences of […]


Connect with Customers and Manage Your Business Remotely (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. In this workshop we’ll discuss: • How to update critical business information […]


Business Survival in These Crazy Times (Calvert Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a panel discussion with business attorney Lisa Smith Sanders, Health Department Director Dr. Larry Polsky and business consultant Joel Hill. Get tips and best practices and bring your questions about how to help your business live long and prosper! Register HERE


Preserving Manufacturing in the COVID-19 Economy (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the manufacturing sector. In conjunction with the economic downturn, it has altered operations, supply chains, and output. The networks of American manufacturing are interwoven and responsible for moving an enormous volume and variety of international and domestic goods. Going forward, there are questions about […]