Chloe Sabharwal

Conference and Events Manager 
csabharwal@ncrc.org  202-464-2297
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Chloe Sabharwal is NCRC’s Conference and Events Manager. In addition to managing the Just Economy Conference and NCRC’s regional summits, she is also responsible for ensuring our events support our organizing work and engage our members. Chloe previously served as NCRC’s Membership and Events Organizer from 2016 through 2019, playing an key role in NCRC’s organizing, membership and conference planning work. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland, where she majored in Economics and minored in Spanish Language, Business and Cultures.

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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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