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2 Chicago business groups step up efforts to provide resources, training to Latino entrepreneurs

CHICAGO - When Maria Santacruz set out to open an eyelash extension parlor in 2016, she had very little in the way of business skills and almost no funding.

Nothing was going to stop her from achieving the American dream, so she used all of her savings to open Fabulash Beauty in the Lincoln Park area. But as an immigrant entrepreneur, she didn't know what support was offered to guide her through the complexities of forming a business.

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