NCRP: NCRC turns banks into social justice backers

NCRP, January 8, 2019: NCRC turns banks into social justice backers

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) has pushed banks to provide $84 billion in lending and philanthropy for low-to-moderate-income communities and communities of color in the last 2 years.

The organization leverages a 600-member network of community institutions to build equal access to credit, capital and banking services for marginalized people.

But big numbers haven’t given NCRC a big head: All of its work remains grounded in grassroots organizing.

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