Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesPresident-elect Joe Biden speaks at the Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday. (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)
President-elect Joe Biden’s administration will make minority- and women-owned small businesses its “priority,” his transition team tweeted Sunday.
“Our focus will be on small businesses on Main Street that aren’t wealthy and well-connected, that are facing real economic hardships through no fault of their own,” Biden said in the accompanying video.
“Our priority will be black-, Latino-, Asian- and Native American-owned small businesses, women-owned businesses, and finally having equal access to resources needed to reopen and rebuild,” he said.
“But we’re going to make a concerted effort to help small businesses in low-income communities, in big cities, small towns, rural communities that have faced systemic barriers to relief.”
“Our priority will be Black, Latino, Asian, and Native American owned small businesses, women-owned businesses,