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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

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NCRC Merch Store Now Open

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

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Give A Warm Welcome To NCRC’s Newest Members

With more than 750 local, state and regional nonprofits, educational and faith-based institutions and government entities making up the National Community Reinvestment Coalitions (NCRC)’s membership, it can be hard for new members to feel instantly connected.  Let’s fix that by giving them a warm NCRC welcome! New organizational members in June were:  If your organization

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Catherine Petrusz

CRA Coordinator 202.770.3619 cpetrusz@ncrc.org Catherine Petrusz joined NCRC in 2021 as a CRA Coordinator and works with NCRC members and banks on community reinvestment campaigns. Before joining NCRC, Catherine was a senior member of the legal team and head of compliance for Self-Help, a national community development financial institution. Catherine is excited to combine her

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Christa Murillo

Project Specialist cmurillo@ncrc.org 202-768-8315 Christa Murillo is a project specialist at NCRC. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and a proud native of Kansas City, Missouri. Christa received her bachelor’s degree in modern languages and marketing from the University of Central Missouri. Prior to joining NCRC, Christa worked at the National Association of Hispanic

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Juan Leyton

Director of Organizing 202.869.4404 jleyton@ncrc.org Juan Leyton is NCRC’s Director of Organizing. Prior to joining NCRC, Juan was most recently at Madison Park Development Corporation. He is the former director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts and City Life/Vida Urbana. He was a Barr Foundation and MIT Community Innovators Lab fellow. He holds Masters Degrees in Community Economic

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Mark Eden

Controller 202-464-2721 meden@ncrc.org Mark Eden is NCRC’s Controller. His career spans both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors for over twenty years, with exposure to organizations operating in U.S., UK and European business environments Initial experience in the software sector with Applied CAE, BIX and Optimad Media Systems lead to the opportunity to specialize in education,

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LaToria Brent

Small Business Specialist 202-524-4876 lbrent@dcwbc.org LaToria Brent is the Small Business Specialist for the DC Women’s Business Center. With over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, human resource (recruitment and selection), LaToria’s mission has always been to strategize, implement, and execute different methods to positively impact her community. A serial entrepreneur, Latoria has owned

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Soraya Otero

Special Assistant to the COO and Community Liaison sotero@ncrc.org 202-792-1283 Soraya Otero will be supporting NCRC’s COO Gregory Dyson as a Special Assistant, and support our Just Economy club as Community Liaison. Soraya brings outstanding organizational competencies, capacity building knowledge and practice, and great interpersonal skills backed by a robust career in operations and finance. She is focused towards institutional strategic goals.

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Monti Taylor

Resource Coordinator, DCWBC mtaylor@dcwbc.org 202-464-2304 Monti Taylor is passionate about community development work, from volunteering with environmental organizations to navigating resources for programming within a community center. She has worked on small grant projects and enjoys using research to uncover hidden patterns in society, with the goal of advocating for social change. She is currently working on

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Jamie Buell

Racial Economic Equity Coordinator jbuell@ncrc.org 202.792.1281 Jamie Buell has been working with NCRC since January 2020. Growing up in Los Angeles, Jamie has been familiar with America’s economic inequality and how race worsened the wealth gap from a young age. Her multiracial upbringing melded together the differing realities of wealth and financial health among White

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Sade McKoy

Communication Specialist, Women’s Business Center smckoy@dcwbc.org 202-393-8307 Sade McKoy joined NCRC in October 2019.  She has had an extensive career in Marketing and Communications. Sade has six years of experience helping entrepreneurs, brands and businesses create social media strategies. She’s worked with several noteworthy creative agencies and publications. Some of her expertise includes managing marketing campaigns

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Marisa Calderon

Chief of Community Finance and Mobility mcalderon@ncrc.org 202-464-2707 Marisa Calderon is an experienced executive who is regularly recognized, awarded and cited nationwide for her expertise in the housing and financial services industries. She has over two decades of experience dedicated to the issues of economic mobility and bridging America’s racial wealth gap. Marisa Calderon is

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