Past Events

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Webinars with Illinois District Director, Robert Steiner

On March 24th, Rep. Casten hosted the first webinar which featured guidance on how local businesses and non-profit organizations can apply for Economic Impact Disaster Loans offered by SBA. Full video can be found here or below. 

Nonprofit Webinar April 8th 

On April 8th, Rep. Casten hosted a webinar focused on nonprofits affected by COVID-19. Video can be found here or below. The slide deck can be found below. 

PDF iconSmall Business COVID-19 Assistance_PPP Training - Non-profit.pdf

 

Small Business Webinar - April 9th, 2020 

On April 9th, Rep. Casten hosted a webinar focused on small businesses affected by COVID-19. Video can be found here or below. The slide deck can be found below. 

FileSmall Business COVID-19 Assistance PPP Bridge Loans_Training 4-9-20.pptx

Small Business Webinar - April 25th

U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted an informational webinar with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Illinois District Director, Robert Steiner, to provide resources and answer questions for small businesses across Illinois’ 6th District affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Casten provided an update on the latest $484 billion coronavirus relief package, which was signed into law. The bill provides additional funding for the Small Business Administration (SBA)’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

A video recording is available here.

Webinar Event: Building a Healthy Community: Overcoming Ignorance, Prejudice and Hate - May 5th, 2020 

As targeted attacks against Asian-Americans continue to spread across the United States, U.S. Representative Sean Casten (IL-06) hosted a virtual event to educate, illuminate, and counter the destructive narrative around the recent COVID19 related xenophobic attacks.

Casten was joined by Dr. Anna Guevarra, Founding Director and Associate Professor of the Global Asian Studies Program at University of Illinois Chicago; David Goldenberg Midwest Regional Director of the Anti-Defamation League; and Andy Kang Executive Director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago.