ImpactAlpha, Aug. 14 – It’s been a busy summer for Maurice Jones. If community development financial institutions are an overnight sensation decades in the making, Jones and his Local Initiatives Support Corp., or LISC, are the belle of the ball. In June and July alone, LISC landed a $60 million inclusive economic development partnership with
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Featured: ‘Buying Black’ shouldn’t be so hard. How investors can help.
The national reckoning with racial justice has generated a raft of reports and resources for investors.
"We are under no illusion we can reverse the reverberating harms caused by centuries of disinvestment, extraction and oppression," writes Babcock Foundation's Susanna Hegner in a guest post on ImpactAlpha. "But we can start in our own house, ask hard questions, target our investments in more productive ways, and participate in a money movement worthy of this moral moment."
“More and more women are taking control of their own wealth,” says Erika Cramer.
"To truly support Black businesses, it’s important for all of us to step back, understand the systemic challenges that Black business owners face and work together to address them" writes Tynesia Boyea-Robinson.