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Reaching for the Future with Technology

May 19, 2:45 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT

Join NCRC’s Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Andrew Nachison at the Horasis Global Meeting online on May 19, 2022, 2:45 – 3:30 pm ET.

Sustainable investing suggests aiding the poor, nurturing water supplies, raising food availability and better educating everyone. Businesses might have different priorities, by leveraging technology. How might the full spectrum of technology benefit the larger public? What are the plausible futures? Who will drive beneficial tech?

Speakers include Nicole Jiayang Li, Thomas Thurston, Gary Barker, Rohan Shetty, and Andrew Nachison.

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May 19
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2:45 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
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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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