Brief

Best Practices in Small Business Recovery to Inform an Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

As a result, much of the best practices cited in this memo focus on developing a better understanding of DC’s small business ecosystem to more clearly define gaps and needs. With deliberate consideration based on this information, DC leadership will be able to assist local small businesses through an equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This memorandum explores three key questions for the DC Council to consider in formulating its strategy for small business recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. At their heart, these topics encourage an informed understanding of DC’s small business priorities, and they offer strategic considerations for crafting an equitable small business recovery from the pandemic.