2022 Just Economy Conference’s Advocacy Week

Nearly 200 members from 36 state delegations, including DC, took our Just Economy message to Capitol Hill for more than 120 virtual meetings with Members of Congress, two of the three federal CRA regulators, and the CFPB. Leading up to Advocacy Week, NCRC had dozens of meetings with state leads and their delegations, two Advocacy Week prep calls with participants, …

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NCRC, Columbia Bank and Umpqua Bank Complete $8.1 Billion Community Benefits Plan to Advance Economic Opportunity for Underserved Communities

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), Columbia Bank (Columbia) and Umpqua Bank (Umpqua) announced an $8.1 billion Community Benefits Plan (Plan) that builds on both bank’s commitment to advance economic opportunity for individuals and support small business formation in historically underserved communities throughout its footprint.

New FedNow Rules Lack Fraud Protection

The final FedNow rules announced today by the Federal Reserve Board lack protection against scams and fraud, which, if unaddressed, could leave consumers exposed when the payment service launches next year, warns advocates at the National Consumer Law Center, National Consumers League, and National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC).

DCWBC ShopHER Profile: Batax Bule

Today, we spoke with Metrini Geopani Weaver, owner of Batax Bule. Batax Bule is a globally inspired and ethically sourced fashion, jewelry and home textile design studio based in Washington, DC, and one of the women-owned, small retail businesses located at ShopHER.

2022 Just Economy Conference Featured Speaker: Anand Giridharadas

We’re thrilled to announce Anand Giridharadas will be a keynote speaker for the 2022 Just Economy Conference! Giridharadas is the author of the international bestseller Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, The True American: Murder and Mercy in Texas, and India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation’s Remaking. A former …

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