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Communities of Action

Path 15|55 Communities of Action are applied research cohorts who are committed to thinking and behaving differently to accelerate progress towards one or more of the KPIs that are needed to increase Black family wealth and Black business growth. Path 15|55 Fund Communities of Action amplifies best practices and develops playbooks, leverages and scales insights across the country, and provides expertise and a container for practical on-the-ground activities. 


Equitable Underwriting Community of Action

Equitable Underwriting Community of Action is a 6-month virtual cohort program for banks and financial lending institutions to adopt equitable underwriting practices at their institution and demonstrate increasing access to debt financing to Black business owners. Our curriculum partner, Underwriting for Racial Justice, convened by Beneficial State Foundation, will serve to accelerate progress towards equitable practices that can better meet the needs of Black businesses. 

The Equitable Underwriting Community of Action cohort is comprised of financial lending organizations and institutions that touch nearly every region of the United States. The selected cohort members will play a key role in this effort, working to raise awareness and drive meaningful change.

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