Latino Chamber of Commerce in Springfield awarded $100k to minority-owned businesses

The Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce was awarded American Rescue Plan Act funding Tuesday to help them continue their work. The organization was given $100,000 from the Springfield delegation. Lawmakers said they wanted the state funds to go directly to minority-owned businesses that were hit hardest by the pandemic. Executive Director Andrew Melendez told 22News the Chamber helps connect Latino-owned small and micro businesses to funding, resources, and any help they might need.

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