Jobs Squad

Oewd stuff 082The Jobs Squad helps small businesses save money, navigate City processes, access vital programs, and stay informed of issues that may affect them. This team of City staff conducts door-to-door outreach to small businesses around the City to connect them with help and information. The Jobs Squad supports small businesses through the following activities:

  • Provide information on existing City resources and programs that directly benefit small businesses.
  • Provide technical assistance to help businesses navigate permitting processes.
  • Provide information on baseline services and customized services to the 25 Invest in Neighborhood commercial corridors.
  • Partner with City agencies to assist small businesses when faced with disasters and crises, such as fires and floods.
  • Address systemic issues faced by small businesses by partnering with the Office of Small Business to formulate policy recommendations.

To contact the Jobs Squad or request a visit to your small business or neighborhood e-mail Or, contact staff directly:

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    • Kamilah Latimore at or (415) 554-6031.
  • Francis Chan at or (415) 554-5106. Assistance available in Cantonese and Mandarin.