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Inside Philanthropy: What a big bank is doing to boost economic opportunity in a single city

“We’re eager to work with the regulatory agencies, Congress, banks and the entire financial sector to modernize [CRA],” Van Tol writes. But simply stripping away geographic lending requirements could signal a return to redlining, he argues. 

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Credit Union Journal: Should industry fear Waters-led banking panel?

“The agenda is much about the bully pulpit and drawing attention to the deregulatory agenda that has been pursued over the last year,” said Jesse Van Tol, CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. “I do think that there’s a heightened awareness of what’s happening in low and moderate income communities and communities of color.”

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Reveal: We exposed modern-day redlining in 61 cities. Find out what’s happened since

Reveal, October 25, 2018: We exposed modern-day redlining in 61 cities. Find out what’s happened since  Across the country, officials have picked up the torch at the state and local levels. The response has been greatest in Philadelphia, the city most prominently featured in the Reveal report, where lawmakers, community activists and lenders have all responded. On

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Associated Press: Wells Fargo pledges $1.6 billion in lending and philanthropy to help revitalize Washington, D.C. neighborhoods

“This is an important step by Wells Fargo to expand its investment in the District, and to listen and work more closely with community groups,” said John Taylor, President and founder of NCRC.

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The Morning Call: Your View: Law promotes homeownership in poor Lehigh Valley neighborhoods. Why weaken it?

“If you want to help fight back, go to the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s website (ncrc.org), where you will find resources to help you comment on the proposed rules. It will only take a few minutes and, I assure you, it will make a huge difference.”

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CNBC: Trump’s ‘opportunity zones’ are popular with investors, but they might offer less benefits to voters

“There’s very little in the way of ensuring that the social impact of what comes out of this is beneficial to low-income communities,” said Jesse Van Tol, CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.

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