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Kevin Tsan

Kevin Tsan

Position: Online Learning Specialist
Phone: 202-524-4884

Kevin Tsan joined NCRC in November 2021 as an Online Learning Specialist. In his role, he manages all of the National Training Academy’s online learning offerings to help meet the virtual demand and increase the access to learning opportunities for nonprofit organizations nationwide.

He has extensive experience in software application training, project management, marketing/branding, graphic design, instructional design and development, adult learning methodologies, coordinating programs and providing excellent customer service. His passion is in training development, motivating and guiding employees, and making an impact for organizations and communities. Causes he cares about include education, economic empowerment, and humanitarian relief. Additional interests are walking his dog, hiking, camping, billiards and tennis. He also speaks Vietnamese and Cantonese.

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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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