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The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) is committed to providing minority-, women-, persons with disabilities and veteran-owned small businesses and entrepreneurs across the state with equitable access to opportunities and resources. Through dynamic partnerships, targeted outreach, and tailored programs and initiatives, OMEE aims to create an inclusive business ecosystem for communities that have traditionally faced systemic barriers to entry and growth. This investment spurs local economic development in underserved areas resulting in a revitalized and thriving Illinois economy. Download the OMEE one-pager for more information.

Upcoming OMEE webinars: Online with OMEE Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 10:00 AM and Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 2:00 PMĀ  The Business Development Managers from Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) will host an open online conversation with all OMEE constituents (racial/ethnic minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veteran owned businesses). We will provide you with the latest updates regarding federal stimulus funding resources, share information about other local opportunities available, and answer any questions you may have about state or federal programs.

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