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Sacha Adorno / July 22, 2020 / Events

What is systemic racism? How can we rise to today’s calls for equity and justice for Black lives? What role can and do CDFIs play in fixing long established racist systems? These were the among the...

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Lisa Mensah / June 5, 2020 / Voices

Yesterday, we buried George Floyd. In the tradition of the black church, mourners found the strength to sing, to praise, and to focus on the need to stand together. Yet this brutal murder has shaken a nation exhausted by persistent violence against black lives.

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/ April 7, 2020 / Newswire

On April 6, CNBC published an op-ed by Seth Levine, founding partner of Foundry Group, and Elizabeth MacBride, founder of Times of Entrepreneurship, that details...

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Lisa Mensah / March 27, 2020 / Voices

COVID-19 is proving to be a formidable enemy. It’s made its way around the world with relentless efficiency, hitting small businesses and low-income, low-wealth communities the hardest. There are many forces galvanizing to help these businesses and communities during and after the pandemic....

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