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Maryland Matters: Here’s the Antidote to the Toxicity in the Curtis Bay Community

Maryland Matters, April 13, 2022, Here’s the Antidote to the Toxicity in the Curtis Bay Community The toxic chemical industry has engulfed entire residential areas of Baltimore. But in the long-suffering neighborhood of Curtis Bay, the local community is fighting back. Recently, I heard Dr. Nicole Fabricant, Professor of Anthropology at Towson University, discuss the …

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American Banker: Banks are wrong to oppose CFPB data collection for small-business loans

American Banker, April 13, 2022, Banks are wrong to oppose CFPB data collection for small-business loans Along with home purchase loans, small-business loans are one of the most important private-sector tools available to strengthen local economies. Banking industry leaders who promised to help combat the economic pain and material indignities that define life for most …

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Bloomberg Markets: Triple Take

Bloomberg Markets, April 13, 2022, Triple Take Today’s show tackles big bank earnings: Guests Today: David George of Robert W Baird & Co., Jesse Van Tol of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (Source: Bloomberg)

Politico: Morning Money

Politico, April 13, 2022, Morning Money National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Jesse Van Tol: “Michael Barr would be an outstanding choice for Vice Chair of Supervision at the Fed. He knows the players, knows the fault lines, and will bring a wealth of experience to the job. He may not be the regulator all progressives want, …

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India West Journal: South Asians For America Offers First-Ever South Asian Organizing Training Series

India West Journal, April 13, 2022, South Asians For America Offers First-Ever South Asian Organizing Training Series South Asians for America (SAFA) will offer a first-of-its-kind organizing training series for the South Asian community to take place on Thursdays, April 14, 21and 28 at 8 pm ET via Zoom. The first session on April 14 will …

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American Entrepreneurship Today: Black and Brown Female Entrepreneurs, Allies Call for Change at Annual Summit

American Entrepreneurship Today, March 31, 2022, Black and Brown Female Entrepreneurs, Allies Call for Change at Annual Summit The 4th Annual Women of Color Connecting Virtual Summit (WOCCON 2022), hosted by the Institute For Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL) recently, issued a strong call-to-action. “Listen, learn, engage, then act,” stated IFEL CEO Jill Johnson, referring to the purpose-driven action …

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PhillyVoice: A look inside the Philadelphia real estate market and steps that can be taken for the future of affordable housing

PhillyVoice, A look inside the Philadelphia real estate market and steps that can be taken for the future of affordable housing A recent report from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition underscores how racial disparities in mortgage lending have persisted during the COVID-19 pandemic, making it harder for people of color to access conventional loans in low- to …

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VAntage Point: Financial literacy resources from Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

VAntage Point, April 11, 2022, Financial literacy resources from Treasury’s Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Veterans wanting to learn more about financial literacy can take advantage of the following free resources and events from The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). This Financial Literacy Update publishes quarterly and reports upcoming events, new …

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Bloomberg: How Greenwood Became the Most Hyped Startup in Black America

Bloomberg, April 8, 2022, How Greenwood Became the Most Hyped Startup in Black America Over the past year-and-a-half 700,000 people have added their names to the waiting list of a financial startup named Greenwood as if it were a sneaker drop. Greenwood is part of the subset best described as neobanks, apps that offer banking …

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Tampa Bay Newswire: Crab Devil Awarded Community Redevelopment Area Façade Grant For East Tampa CRA

Tampa Bay Newswire, April 7, 2022, Crab Devil Awarded Community Redevelopment Area Façade Grant For East Tampa CRA Tampa-based multimedia art collective Crab Devil is thrilled to announce they have been approved for the City of Tampa’s Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) Façade Grant for the East Tampa CRA. The Crab Devil campus will provide a …

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Prism: Understanding inflation, all of its causes, and who it affects the most

Prism, April 7, 2022, Understanding inflation, all of its causes, and who it affects the most COVID-19 and inflation exacerbated existing inequalities, with inflation disproportionately affecting low-income workers and communities of color. Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, the chief of membership, policy, and equity at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, said the rising costs are hitting people who have lower incomes …

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GROWTH by NCRC: From Wall Street: Forget Owning. Rent the American Dream Instead

GROWTH by NCRC, April 1, 2022, From Wall Street: Forget owning. Rent the American Dream instead The Great Recession, not consumer choice, is the first cause of the madness in the marketplace. This is followed closely by unnecessary zoning and permitting impediments to affordable home building. The loss of builders and skilled laborers, with a …

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Greater Milwaukee Today: Bank branches closing across United States, and locally

Greater Milwaukee Today, April 5, 2022, Bank branches closing across United States, and locally Downtown Waukesha residents may have noticed a few different bank branches throughout downtown Waukesha have closed over the years. According to the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., this is part of a nationwide trend. …

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The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights: Post-hearing letter to Senate Judiciary Committee

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, April 1, 2022, Post-hearing letter to Senate Judiciary Committee On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of more than 230 national organizations committed to promoting and protecting the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States, and the …

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Yahoo Finance: M&T Bank Corporation Completes Acquisition of People’s United Financial, Inc.

Yahoo Finance, April 2, 2022, M&T Bank Corporation completes acquisition of People’s United Financial, Inc. As part of the merger, M&T Bank previously announced a five-year community growth plan – developed in collaboration with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and local community organizations – that will provide loans, investments and other financial support for …

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