Economic and Community Development professionals are experts at catching curve balls. We do it all the time. Although many of us have not seen a curve ball like COVID-19, there are specific things we can do to support the businesses in our community amidst this major curve ball none of us imagined.
While we continue to realize the far-reaching effects of the virus and its implications on the economy (I’m sure we cannot even fathom the places this will go), there are things we can do. Read on for a list!
First: Think. Think about how we can help small and large businesses in our respective community. What might they need? Where will hidden challenges lie? Put yourself in their shoes and think about this.