Arts and culture are an important component of overall quality of life for every person on earth. Access to cultural resources and connections – or the lack thereof – shapes many aspects of our nation’s society. It also influences economic outcomes, as economists who study the role of “human capital” in wealth-building and opportunity creation have identified.
Online Event Archive Recorded November 15, 2022 Persistent racial and gender wealth gaps remain a major obstacle to building financial security for low- and moderate-income (LMI) households in the United
Customers and communities win $40 billion in tangible commitments from pending bank merger.
Federal policies aimed at promoting economic justice have long failed Native Americans. We are proud to partner with community leaders to change that.
NCRC Response to Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Trade Regulation on Surveillance and Data Security, “Commercial Surveillance, R111004.”
(Download) Office of the Secretary Federal Trade Commission 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite CC-5610 (Annex B) Washington, DC 20580 Re: Response to Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Trade Regulation on
Martin Gruenberg has the necessary judgment and experience to lead the FDIC and he deserves to be confirmed swiftly by the Senate.
Online Event Archive Recorded November 10, 2022 Nearly 1 in 3 Americans have a criminal record. Each year over 600,000 Americans are released from state or federal prisons and re-enter
As many communities around the country struggle with food insecurity, hydroponic farming has been introduced as a viable solution.
How And Why CRA Reform Proposals Must Improve Access To Credit And Capital For Small Businesses November 2022 Download Report Josh Silver, Senior Fellow In late spring of 2022, the
Funding For Racial Equity: How Stronger Partnerships Can Increase the Impact of Local, Grassroot Organizations
Part One of a three-part series examining how banks are performing two years on from pledging tens of billions of dollars to advance racial equity.
Online Event Archive Recorded November 3, 2022 NCRC has launched a new grant and technical assistance opportunity, the MicroBiz Capital Accelerator Program (MCAP), exclusively for nonprofit, small business capital providers.
The Fifth Circuit’s misguided decision is a get-out-of-jail-free card for financial swindlers — and a threat to the entire economy.
The amended agreement will help provide stronger positive impact across the communities First Merchants serves.
Meet Daniella Djiogan, the new Project Director of The DC Women’s Business Center. Daniella will be essential in the everyday operations of the organization as they continue to support women entrepreneurs in the Washington, DC area.
NCRC Files HUD Complaints Against Appraisers Who Discriminated Against Black Homeowners In Recent Investigation
The cases arise from an investigation NCRC conducted in Baltimore with interracial couples acting as “mystery shoppers” probing appraisers for bias.
(Download) October 31, 2022 The Honorable Sandra Thompson Director Federal Housing Finance Agency 400 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20024 Dear Director Thompson, The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) appreciates
Real estate appraisers discriminated against Black homeowners in a pioneering new “mystery-shopper” investigation, the first of its kind to be published.
Faulty Foundations: Mystery-Shopper Testing In Home Appraisals Exposes Racial Bias Undermining Black Wealth
We asked black-white interracial couples to test home appraisers for bias. Here’s what they experienced.
‘The latest episode in a decade-long political crusade to kneecap the agency so that bad actors can go back to preying upon working-class families.’
The MCAP program will provide grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 for three to six organizations to support and scale microbusinesses owned by people of color.
“If even the titans of finance can be successfully discouraged from seeking ILC charters, that’s a win for the American consumer.”
NCRC’s membership includes more than 600 community-focused organizations in 44 states. Here’s an introduction to one of them, Affordable Homeownership Foundation, from their Executive Director, Jason Schulz.