The vast majority of Black- and Hispanic-owned businesses in the Heartland do not have employees, and that may have resulted in the two groups receiving inequitable shares of Payroll Protection Program loans.
**Message from Heartland Forward’s President and CEO – Ross DeVol**
Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota and Louisiana will bear some of the most severe impact from COVID-19, as oil and gas operations suffer. The most extensive negative consequences of COVID-19 on the Heartland will be attributable to the related, but indirect impacts, of reduced oil and gas exploration and extraction operations
A ten-point preparedness plan for our communities
A Heartland Start-up Spotlight on Krystal Beachum’s Student-Athletes Unite.