#SmallBusinesses are the lifeblood of our economy and Main Streets around the country.
As we work to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic ensuring businesses, particularly women & minority owned businesses, get the support they need is critical to our efforts to #BuildBackBetter.
Today is #AmerianBusinessWomenDay.
💼 According to @WEF, in 49% of American women started new businesses in 2021, and 22% of American women are #SmallBusinessOwners.
💼 In honor of #LatinoHeritageMonth, 50% of women in Latin America and the Caribbean are entrepreneurs.
In conclusion, not all Latino people are Hispanic, but all Hispanic people are Latino.
When it comes to identity, it is a personal experience that is up to each individual to decide.
Whether you identify as #Hispanic or #Latino, enjoy the special month dedicated to you.
3. Nationality: 🇭🇹🇧🇷🇨🇺🇻🇪🇸🇻🇧🇿
The country of birth, which can include cultural features such as language and food, for example.
2. Ethnicity: 🥭💃🏾🎶🪘🍮✝️
A social construct based on histories and cultural signifiers (food, music, clothing, language, religion, etc.)
1. Race: 👨🏾🦱👩🏿🦱👨🏽👩🏻👨🏼👩🏻🦰
An arbitrary social construct based on ancestry, and mostly physical features (complexion, eye & hair color, facial features. etc.)
#DidYouKnow that “Hispanic” and “Latino/a/x/e” are not synonymous?
The breakdown makes us look closer at identity and choice.
I believe that:
1️⃣ U.S. servicemembers deserve strong teachers for their children
2️⃣ Workers win what they have a voice at work
@SenWarren and I led a letter with our colleagues asking DOD to negotiate in good faith with American teachers overseas. ➡️https://norcross.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/norcross-warren-urge-department-defense-treat-teachers-overseas-military
Today, I approved an Expedited Major Disaster Declaration for Puerto Rico in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona.
I will continue to ensure the full force of the Federal government is mobilized to support the people of Puerto Rico.
We look forward to medical advancements that will bring comprehensive care for this disorder to those of us who live with and manage #PCOS.
I extend compassion to those who experience #PCOS 💜