West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce aims to advance the recovery of Hispanic owned businesses

Posted at 11:37 AM, May 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-06 11:37:55-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Access to resources in a timely manner is critical for recovering from the economic effects of COVID-19, and the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce seeks to do that.

While their offices are closed, staff are working remotely, and direct access is still available by phone at 616-452-3960.

The WMHCC also provides bilingual online resources aimed at helping Hispanic businesses, including its resource page, which provides connections to, a website created by the West Michigan COVID-19 Business Coalition. The page also provides links to a Latinx Talent Toolkit, information on the Paycheck Protection Program, the Michigan Small Business Relief Program, and more.

WMHCC sent this message to us at Rebound:

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce works with all members of the community to increase the economic advancement of Hispanic owned businesses and to assist the professional growth of Hispanic business leaders in West Michigan. This remains our focus as we face the COVID-19 crisis. The Hispanic Chamber is working to ensure Hispanic business owners in West Michigan have access to resources in a timely manner so they may easily secure assistance to make sound decisions during this time. We continue to work with organizations in the community to ensure business owners receive the wraparound services they need.