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Investing for a post-affirmative action economy
After the US Supreme Court decision curtailing affirmative action in college admissions, 21 Democratic attorneys general powerfully came together to take a stand: Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the workplace are legal, valued, and support our economy.
The Post-Protest Pledges: Banks’ Racial Equity Initiatives
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?
Lack of credit has been a huge obstacle to Black home buyers. Now some lenders are trying to fix that.
Financial institutions are developing innovative strategies to help increase Black homeownership rates. Path partner Beneficial State Foundation is included in this piece from the Washington Post.
How Black-owned businesses can make the most out of the Biden infrastructure plan
Create more opportunities for small businesses and advance racial equity by investing in Black-owned businesses, allowing them to play a role in the plan’s revitalization of our infrastructure through the American Jobs Plan.
Corporate Commitments to Support Entrepreneurs of Color: What Have We Learned and What’s Next?
This panel discussion from AARP and Reimagine Main Street explores how, in response to the urgent movement for racial justice, many major companies made commitments to Black-owned small businesses and other entrepreneurs of color.
Power, Risk, and Justice:
A Model for Investors to
Advance Racial Equity
This resource, developed with GIIN, CapEQ, and PolicyLink, as a part of the Corporate Racial Equity Alliance, helps investors select impact strategies and adopt recommended sets of metrics that track performance toward racial equity, both through their own policies and practices and through their investments.