Black Wealth Creation through Franchising Round Table Discussion

Today, join the U.S. Black Chambers, the Rainbow Push Coalition, the International Franchise Association and the Office of Congressman Meeks (D-NY) for a round table discussion with lawmakers about policies that can help generate wealth creation in the Black community and how the franchising model can remove barriers to entry for Black entrepreneurs.

  • Date: Thursday, March 15th 
  • Time: 3pm-5pm ET
  • Place: Cannon House Office Building, 27 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20515. Room #441
  • RSVP: Closed
Please Note:
Seating is first come, first serve until venue capacity is reached. Seating availability is not guaranteed, considering this event is open to Capitol Hill Members and Staff.   

Facebook Live:

For those unable to attend, join us on Facebook, you can view the round table discussion on USBC’s Facebook page, found


The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises. The USBC is an association of more than 100 self-sustaining viable Black Chambers and small business associations nationwide and serves close to 250,000 small businesses. More information can be found at