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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month 2022


As ICIC joins in the 54th year of celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor the vision and strength of all Latinx small business owners. Our mission, to drive inclusive economic prosperity in under-resourced communities in the United States and Canada, has led to us increasing our Latinx participation in our programs from ... Read More


Highlighting Indigenous-owned small businesses you can support today (and every day)


Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October and November is Native American Heritage Month. This time recognizes and honors Indigenous, Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Native Alaskan communities, and the contributions of these communities and small businesses to every aspect of our society. According to the U.S. Census ... Read More


Celebrating Juneteenth’s message of freedom and hope


On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation into effect, which freed enslaved people of African descent, declaring “…all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State… shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free…” It was not until two-and-a-half years later, on June 19th, 1865, ... Read More


Doing Well and Doing Good: 2020 Inner City 100 Winner Cube Care grows as an industry and community leader


As a BIPOC, woman, and immigrant, Susana Robledo faced many systemic challenges on her path to entrepreneurship. Yet, the Founder and CEO of Miami-based Cube Care, did not allow those challenges to deter her determination to succeed. Susana was driven to create a business that not only prospered financially, but ... Read More


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