Telephone Roundtable On OC Small Business

On Thursday, April 9, 2020, Congressman Lowenthal held a telphone roundtable on the assistance and relief programs available to Orange County small businesses impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

Joining the Congressman on the call to discuss the topic and answer caller questions were three expert panelists on small business:

Mike Daniel, Regional Director, Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network
Katrina M Payne Smith, Associate Regional Director, Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network
Claudia Moreno, Southern California Outreach Manager, Small Business Majority

Full Recording Of The Call



The Congressman's website also has a lengthy resource page for small businesses during this crisis that includes contacts to many of the resources listed below as well as additional resources you may find useful.

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

California Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
SBDC’s main small business COVID-19 resource web page
The Small Business Owner's Guide to the CARES Act
SBDC's Guide to COVID-19 loans and forms
COVID-19 Small Business Survival Guide

Information About The Panelists On The Call

Orange County Inland Empire SBDC Network

Small Business Majority (SBM)

SBM online resource hub:

SBM Online Community Forum:

Venturize Access to Capital Resource Portal: