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NCRC’s Small Business Teaming Center to Hold Inaugural Event

Washington, DC — On Tuesday, July 24, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Small Business Teaming Center will hold an event to introduce the procurement community to the concept of small business teaming, and give small business owners the opportunity to network. NCRC’s Small Business Teaming Center puts together teams of small businesses with complementary capabilities …

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NCRC to Kick Off New Initiative with The National Minority Angel Network

New York City, NY — This month, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) New York City Minority Business Center will begin a working collaboration with the National Minority Angel Network (NMAN), a new organization dedicated to fostering investment in minority-led and owned start-up businesses. To kick off this new collaborative initiative to connect minority-led and …

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NCRC Calls for Restoration of Minority Business Development Funding in Congressional Testimony

Washington, DC — Today, Owen Jackson, Vice President of Business Development at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) will give testimony before the Congressional Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies and will call upon Congress to reverse proposed cuts to the Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). MBDA supports Business …

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White House Honors DC Women’s Business Center’s Samira B. Cook-Gaines

Washington, DC –  On Wednesday, March 7, the White House honored Samira B. Cook-Gaines, Director of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Washington, DC Women’s Business Center (DC WBC) as a Champion of Change, a tribute bestowed this week on local community leaders who pave the way for small business growth through entrepreneurial mentoring, counseling, and …

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Houston Minority Business Enterprise Center Opens its Doors in Downtown Houston

NCRC extends its small business development initiatives to Houston via newly opened Houston Minority Business Enterprise Center Houston, TX— The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) announced today the opening of the Houston Minority Business Enterprise Center (HMBEC). Located downtown in the Houston Technology Center at 410 Pierce Street, the HMBEC will provide training and technical …

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Entrepreneurs

Access Reinforced by Strategy NCRC operates a variety of business development initiatives that support business ownership and entrepreneurship among people of color and women. We provide resources for entrepreneurial initiatives in low and moderate-income communities, working with policymakers and financial institutions to increase small business lending to women, minorities and low- and-moderate-income communities. DC Women’s …

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Sign-On Letter to Chairman Frank – Aug. 16, 2010

 

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Dear Chairman Frank:

First, we would like to congratulate you and thank you for your leadership in enacting financial regulatory reform that will go a long way towards leveling the playing field for consumers, increasing the safety and soundness of our financial system and helping to curb the worst abuses that caused the economic collapse. We want to thank you in particular for including enhancements to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and small business lending data in financial reform.

Community Reinvestment Act Q & A

How to Use the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to Promote Housing and Economic Opportunity in Your Community   Why is the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) important? CRA is a federal law that imposes an affirmative obligation on banks to serve the credit needs of low- and moderate-income communities and to take steps to provide equal …

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