Welcome to the Puget Sound Latino Chamber Of Commerce (PSLCC).
PSLCC believes it is our role, as the Latino Chamber of Commerce, to create, increase and promote economic sustainability for our members, partners, and communities.
PSLCC believes the quickest and most direct path to this sustainability comes from facilitating the growth and development of our associates. PSLCC will aggressively promote our members through access to elected officials, project and business development, global and emerging market opportunities, and civil involvement.
PSLCC would like to thank members and donors for their faith, support and charitable contributions!
If you are interested in becoming a member or donor, please contact us by filling in our contact form here!
Letter from the PSLCC President
February 27, 2017
Dear members and friends,
This afternoon, in partnership with the Latino Civic Association (LCA), and the Latino Legislative Day (LLD) Delegation members (made up of 25 to 30 Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) consisting of small business owners, non-profit advocates, educators, healthcare advocates, elected officials, policymakers not only Democrats, Republicans and Independents, but who are leaders actively leading and/or working on specific issues that affect our Latino community.) came together on Monday to speak with our legislator and agency directors.
Our community includes…
Washington State Immigrants:
1 million immigrant residents
Immigrants pay $8.1 billion in taxes
$23 billion consumer spending
Source: New American Economy, a coalition of companies and elected officials, mapped out the numbers displaying how many immigrants live in each state, how much they pay in taxes, and how much spending power they possess.
Monday 2/27/2016, we attended the 12th annual Latino Legislative Day, which proved to be enlightening, energizing, and moved us to action. The estimated participation was over 1,500. The chartered buses alone had over 700 participants arriving the day of the event.
LLD served as a platform that proved to be an opportunity for the Delegation Members to engage with Washington’s State Representatives, Senators, and Agency Directors.
Three main topics of concern addressed were Immigration, Small Business, and Healthcare. Additional topics covered were Education, Government, and Labor. We will keep you posted on the outcomes of the various meetings.
Brief video of the March at the Capitol: www.theolympian.com/news/local/article135364384.html
Save the date: Monday, April 3, 2017, as part of the Sister City Program, Tacoma Grand Cinema will show ALAMAR:
CAST: Jorge Machado, Roberta Palombini, Natan Machado Palombini DIRECTOR: Pedro Gonzalez-Rubio
SISTER CITIES FILM FESTIVAL – Boca del Rio, Mexico
To read about the movie and purchase tickets … click on the link: http://bit.ly/sistercityfilmfest
Notice of Upcoming: Entrepreneurial Development Training. Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday April 27, 2017. This program is for Individuals starting or contemplating starting a business. Those wanting to learn how to limit business risk, loss, and litigation as well as generate profits.
Please feel free to call me with any questions regarding Latino Legislation Day, the Sister City Project, upcoming training and/or membership.
Peggy Hansen, President
Puget Sound Latino Chamber of Commerce
PUGET SOUND JOB OFFERINGS Section – NEW
Symetra of Bellevue has opening – check it out.
New Years Eve Celebration – 2016Check out our next event:
EVENTS IN PLANNING
Check out our events in planning:
Info Coming Soon…
First Annual New Years Eve Celebration
Annual Latino Business Breakfast
Puget Sound Latino Chamber of Commerce is holding a Brew & Conversation – Business Forum on August 17, 2016 from 5-7:30pm.
Come and hear from the City of Tacoma’s Economic Development Department and Finance about:
MBDA Import & Export Opportunities
Construction Contracting Opportunities-
Small Business Financing
Minimum Wage & Sick Leave Ordinances
Business Licensing and Taxes
Also come and hear from the City of Lakewood and the Washington State Department of Revenue.
Thursday, July 30th, 2015 from 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Thursday, May 07, 2015 from 07:30 AM – 10:30 AM