CNote Expands Access to Capital for Community Financial Institutions With $25 Million From Apple to Support Communities of Color
May 05, 2022 08:00 ET | CNote Group, Inc.
OAKLAND, Calif., May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, CNote, an Oakland-based fintech, announced that Apple will use the CNote platform to deploy $25 million into underserved communities across...
Civic Commons launches Black Home Initiative to increase Black homeownership in Greater Seattle region
March 01, 2022 14:04 ET | Civic Commons
Seattle, WA, March 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new regional effort to increase rates of Black homeownership in the Greater Seattle region launches today with a goal of generating 1,500 new Black...
US States Ranked by Gaps in Racial and Ethnic Homeownership
February 24, 2022 12:00 ET | Homeownership Council of America
SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new analysis from Polygon Research and Homeownership Council of America shows the states with the largest and smallest homeownership gaps by...
CNHED Launches Multi-Sector Initiative to Advance Equitable Housing Opportunities for Black and Brown Residents
February 03, 2022 11:00 ET | Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) has partnered with the Center for Community Investment (CCI) to launch a...
Equity Advocate and Leader of Collaborative Change Jaqueline Cortez Wang Joins Achieving the Dream as Chief Strategy Officer, Vice President for External Partnerships
September 07, 2021 07:00 ET | Achieving the Dream
Silver Spring, MD, Sept. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Karen A. Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream (ATD), today announced that Jaqueline Cortez Wang, an equity advocate and leader of...
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Goldman Sachs invests $250,000 to advance racial equity through Youth INC Rise Academy for Leaders of Color
July 21, 2021 12:15 ET | Youth INC
NEW YORK, July 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Youth INC is thrilled to announce Goldman Sachs’ investment of $250,000 in Youth INC Rise Academy for Leaders of Color. The investment will support...
How Can Funders Close the Gap between Intention and Impact in Funding for Racial Equity?
July 15, 2021 14:32 ET | The Bridgespan Group
Boston, July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A joint PolicyLink-Bridgespan Group study to analyze the state of funding for racial equity work found that while 2020 saw an overall surge in philanthropic...
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Stephen Curry and Leading Organizations Across U.S. Join NinetyToZero to Combat Racial Wealth Gap
July 15, 2021 14:11 ET | Robin Hood Foundation
NEW YORK, July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stephen Curry, seven-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA MVP, and a group of leading CEOs and organizations across sectors are taking action to combat the...
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Canaccord Genuity LLC support of Youth INC tops $5M
July 07, 2021 16:46 ET | Youth INC
NEW YORK, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Youth INC announced today that Canaccord Genuity LLC (“Canaccord Genuity”), the US division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., has committed $750,000 to...
Research Finds More Than 6 Million Black Workers Have the Skills for Higher-Wage Work
June 17, 2021 16:16 ET | Opportunity@Work
WASHINGTON D.C., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research conducted by Opportunity@Work shows that the largest group of Black workers active in the U.S. labor market are STARs — workers who are...