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The Community College Pipeline to Small Businesses

Thursday, November 4, 2021 | 10:00 AM
The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Workforce Development will hold a hybrid hearing titled: “The Community College Pipeline to Small Businesses.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday, November 4, 2021 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Participating members can also join remotely via Zoom.

Community colleges and the services they provide are an essential part of the COVID-19 recovery effort. From workforce development initiatives, like apprenticeships and job training, to innovation and entrepreneurial development programs, like incubators and accelerators, community colleges are central to rebuilding local economies and retooling the American workforce. Members will hear from educational leaders on the way community colleges can drive economic development and revitalization.

To view a livestream of the hearing, please click here. 

Hearing Notice 

Hearing Memo 


Dr. Anne M. Kress, PhD
Northern Virginia Community College
Annandale, VA

Dr. Rebecca A. Corbin, Ed.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer 
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE)
Cary, NC

Mr. Joe Garcia
Colorado Community College System
Denver, CO

Mr. Frank Boecker
Manager of Human Resources
Sunwest Electric Inc. 
Anaheim, CA 
*Testifying on behalf of Associated Builders and Contractors
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