Today, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act, considered the largest civil rights victory in history, and passed seven days after the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King in memoriam of his life’s work. In commemoration, leaders from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition made the following statements.
The plan will increase access to financial resources within low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities in Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
NCRC’s longtime leader, John Taylor, was promoted to President & Founder. Jesse Van Tol, who started as an assistant to Taylor in 2006 and most recently was Chief Operating Officer, was named the organization’s CEO. They will co-lead NCRC to expand opportunities for affordable housing, economic development in low- and moderate-income communities and fairness in financial services.
A member of NCRC’s board of directors since its founding in 1990, he has spent 30 years in the non-profit sector.
The award recognizes a government or industry leader who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the field of economic justice.
The 2018 Just Economy Conference will take place April 9-11 at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, DC. This is the national event for economic justice leaders, policy-makers, journalists, academics and entrepreneurs concerned about fairness in the nation’s housing and banking systems. The conference is organized by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
She started at NCRC as a regional coordinator in 2015.
In its classically quiet fashion, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a significant study, asking the Treasury Department to improve data on CRA exams.
This week, the U.S. Senate marked the anniversary of the Great Recession by pretending it never happened. Instead, it passed a hurtful plan to roll back consumer protections, including bank data reporting requirements put in place to prevent another financial collapse.