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    Launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio and SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris during Black History Month, Shop Your City: BE NYC is a targeted campaign that aims to generate attention and support for Black businesses – which constitute 3.5% of all businesses in New York City.
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    As part of the City's commitment to spur economic growth, SBS is releasing The New Normal: Adapting Your Small Business Playbook, a handbook filled with tools, technologies, and strategies to help entrepreneurs stabilize their business, protect their staff and customers, and build and grow beyond the pandemic.
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    Curtains Up NYC will provide webinars three times a week that will review the federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program and the application process. Trained counselors will also be available for virtual, one-on-one sessions. Services are free and will begin Wednesday, February 10, 2021.
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    Mayor Bill de Blasio and SBS Commissioner Jonnel Doris announced the launch of "Training for Your Employees," a new resource that provides business owners and their employees with training in digital literacy, marketing tools, online security, and COVID-19 safety. The online, no-cost training will prepare small business owners and their employees to use digital platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Office 365, and Google Workspace.
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    Neighborhood businesses keep New York going 24/7. Here are the top 3 ways you can support the small businesses that make our city a unique place to live:

    1. Shop safely in person or online
    2. Buy a gift card
    3. Order delivery or curbside pickup

    Find options to help you Shop Your City here.

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