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All posts by David Lynn

David co-founded Mission Driven Finance and is our CEO. He is an avid runner and keeps a plant-based diet. Learn more about David here.
I am a White man. I must do more to fight systemic racism.

I am a White man. I must do more to fight systemic racism.

The best anti-racism advice I’ve gotten so far is from my teammate Louise Jordan: Whatever we do, we have to stop recreating the same narrative. Unfortunately, many of the actions we White people take end up reinforcing existing power dynamics and telling the same, false story—that Black people and people of color have inherent risk and problems and that White people must “save” them from themselves. 

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Milken Institute Opportunity Zone takeaways

Milken Institute Opportunity Zone takeaways

Here are David’s generalized takeaways from the Milken Institute convenings in Oakland, centering around affordable housing, Opportunity Zones, and how local and statewide policies in California can be structured to influence positive outcomes.

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