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At the Opportunity Finance Network conference in October, I finally got a chance to sit down and talk with...
The dual financial system affects not only Black and Brown consumers, but Black- and Brown-led firms. In the past two years, CDFIs have focused on shifting access to capital for developers.
Joe Neri is CEO of IFF, one of the nation’s largest and highest-rated non-depository, diversified CDFIs. He has taught at the graduate planning...
How can we get more accessory dwelling units built, keep them affordable, and make them forces for increasing racial equity?
Companies that value meritocracy perform worse with pay equity when their internal policies do not align with their public-facing statements regarding pay.
It’s been almost two years since the racial justice reckoning galvanized big banks to promise billions of dollars to increase racial equity and close the wealth gap. What are those dollars going toward, and how big a change do they represent?
CDFIs and nonprofits are figuring out how to help formerly incarcerated people build credit histories and access capital in order to get their lives going.
Facing calls to invest in racial equity, companies like Netflix, Twitter, and others have recently pledged millions in new financing for affordable housing, small businesses, and other community development projects. Will they stick around?
Rising out of a practice of shareholder activism that began in the 1970s, Women Religious made the leap from monitoring their investments on Wall Street to becoming pioneers in investing directly in the communities and social justice causes for which they cared.
Several national organizations in the community development field have experienced transitions from white leadership to people of color.
Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in an important and powerful conversation about the importance of diversity and inclusion in achieving economic equity at the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) conference in Denver, Colorado. This is a topic that hits close to home for me. Before I joined JPMorgan Chase, I spent 10 years at […]
It is often said that you get what you pay for. Clearly, too little is being paid to create positive change in America’s most vulnerable places.