Programs and Services WOMAN OF COLOR, MAN ABOUT TOWN AWARDS BANQUET The AACCofSJ recognizes the contributions of members of the community to inspire and influence positive change. The honorees are recognized for their efforts to promote diversity, integrity, and equity in the community. IMPACT BRIDGES BRIDGES ENTREPRENEUR EDUCATION PROGRAM The BRIDGES Program seeks to provide aspiring and established small businesses with the basic principles of establishing and operating a small business. Classes are offered throughout the year. Be on the lookout for our next class! BUSINESS SUPPORT TASK FORCE The Business Support Task Force provides intake and referral services to businesses seeking assistance in pursuing grants and loans. The Task Force identifies business strengths and partners with resource agencies to provide business support services. TASK FORCE MIXERS NETWORKING MIXERS Regular mixers allow businesses to form valuable relationships with other business owners, vendors, and potential clients. In additon, the AACCofSJ provides participating businesses with an opportunity to highlight their business and refine their elevator pitch. TOYS FOR TOTS GIFT GIVEAWAY Each year the AACCofSJ partners with other non-profit organizations to deliver Christmas gifts to local youth in underserved communities. GIVING DAYB DAY ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS YOUTH CONFERENCE Each November the AACCofSJ hosts a conference with local entrepreneurs and professionals to provide youth and young adults with valuable information on life skills, career opportunities, and entrepreneurship.