With bank branches closing at rapid rates in recent years, siting decisions for new branch locations make a big difference to communities. Here’s how to identify the right place to build.
Online Event Archive Recorded: February 20, 2024 Citizens on tribal lands live starkly different lives from Americans living in other areas, with limited quality-of-life necessities like electricity, fresh water, sanitation and heating and cooling systems for housing. Learn how tribal areas have been cut out of the financial system, and what can be done about
From February 20-29, post a memorable story from a past Just Economy Conference or a photo of Just Economy or NCRC logo merchandise* (aka swag) on social media with the hashtag #JustEconomy, and it could result in free Just Economy Conference tickets. The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) launched a social media spirit contest to
A legal analysis of the new CRA lawsuit from bank lobbyists.
Bank mortgage lending commitments had no substantial impact on national lending disparities from 2020-2022.
Time Magazine Recognizes NCRC’s Dedrick Asante-Muhammad Among First Annual “Closers” List Of Leaders On Inequality
Time Magazine has named Dedrick Asante-Muhammad to its first annual “The Closers” list of the nation’s leading thinkers and activists tackling issues of racial economic inequality. Asante-Muhammad, who serves as Vice President for Racial Economic Equity and Research at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), has for decades produced leading-edge research and policy analysis on
Bank lobbyists’s new CRA lawsuit exposes the dishonesty and greed of a relatively small but well-resourced group of banks.
Online Event Archive Recorded January 18, 2023 This pre-recorded webinar serves as your guide to preparing for the tax season by offering practical tips to enhance your tax filing experience. It reveals valuable insights into tax efficiency, helping businesses discover what can be written off and explore intelligent tax preparation strategies, while understanding potential tax
A Strong Black Economy Still Mired In Inequality: Race, Jobs And The Economy Update For January 2024
The Black economy looks to be off to a strong start in the January jobs report — though that trajectory still begins on a launchpad of racial economic inequality.
The new community benefits agreement with First Financial Bank builds on prior success.
Updating the OCC’s approach to bank merger reviews can help build a more just economy.
Study Finds Socioeconomic Conditions – Not Genetics Or Lifestyle Choices – Account For Racial Life Expectancy Gap
There is a large and persistent racial life expectancy gap in the United States. And it isn’t happening because of lifestyle choices.
The Community Reinvestment Act requires public input to be effective. How much do the new CRA rules change public engagement?
Analysis: How Community Groups Can Use The New FTC-DOJ Merger Guidelines To Advance The Just Economy
Big changes to the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission merger guidelines provide community groups with key opportunities. Here’s how to use them.
An expanded community benefit agreement pursuant to the pending bank merger between Old National and CapStar.
(Download) January 15, 2024 Chief Counsel’s Office Attention: Comment Processing Office of the Comptroller of the Currency 400 7th St. SW Suite 3E-218 Washington, DC 20219 Secretary Ann E. Misback Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW Washington, DC 20551 Assistant Executive Secretary James P. Sheesley Comments/Legal OES Federal Deposit
MLK saw substantial economic progress for Black Americans in his lifetime, but in our century progress has slowed to a crawl. Here’s how we get back on track.
NCRC’s new web shop offers T-shirts, hoodies, baseball caps, travel mugs and other items for the whole family – and a way for our friends and fans to show their support for a Just Economy. Standard shipping charges will be waived on orders placed January 12-16, 2024 – so check it out now, and then
The Community Reinvestment Act has been plagued by ratings inflation for years. Has the new CRA overhaul fixed it?
2023 Ends With A Strong Labor Market For Black Workers: Race, Jobs And The Economy Update For December 2023
How is the labor market for Black workers? The December jobs report reveals significant gains for Black workers.
NCRC’s membership spans more than 700 local, state and regional nonprofits, educational and faith-based institutions and government entities across the nation. Welcome to our new organizational members in December 2023: Tooley Community Development Group, Inc. Titusville, FL Urban Impact Birmingham Birmingham, AL New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance Trenton, NJ View a map of all our
What would YOU like to see at the 2024 Just Economy Conference? We opened up a selection of conference session ideas for public voting! We want to know what is most important to you in realizing our mission to make a Just Economy a national priority and local reality. Voting will take place over 10
WASHINGTON, DC — After President Biden vetoed a Congressional Review Act measure repealing recently adopted small business lending data rules known as Section 1071, National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO Jesse Van Tol released the following statement: “This is how a doomed and dishonest attack on small businesses ends: not with a bang,