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Recovery Weekly Check-in with DMPED

March 2, 4:00 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST

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The Bowser Administration will be providing an update on available programs for the business community on Tuesday at 4:00PM ET.

NCRC’s DC Women’s Business Center project directer Heidi Sheppard will be joining the discussion with DMPED Deputy Mayor John Falcicchio and MOWPI director Jennifer Porter.


Telephone Townhall details below:

Dial-in: 844-881-1314

*No Passcode Required*

You can view the presentation on Mayor Bowser’s social media accounts at mayor.dc.gov/live. If you would like to participate in the District Economic Recovery Team’s Recovery Survey you can find it here.

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March 2
4:00 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST
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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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