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SBA Loan Assistance Q&A

January 29, 10:00 am EST - 11:00 am EST

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Do you still have questions about the Paycheck Protection Program or other economic relief for your small business? Join the DC Women’s Business Center with Rod Johnson from the SBA to learn more about the new Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Grant, Shuttered Venue Operators Grant other financial assistance guidance administered by the Small Business Administration to help small businesses navigate the pandemic.

This webinar will conclude with a Q&A.

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January 29
10:00 am EST - 11:00 am 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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