Mission Driven Finance Co-founder Lauren Grattan reflects on building an inclusive, expansive economy after attending SOCAP’s SPECTRUM conference.
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Storytelling for Change: Going beyond diversity to create belonging at work
We expected to learn strategies to better communicate with the public, but we walked away with so much more than that.
Thoughts from the road: Small business drives strong communities across the country
David and Lauren spent National Small Business Week on the road in New York; Columbus, Ohio; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. They spoke with stakeholders from different walks of life who all recognize the transformative power of small business from varied angles.
NPR: Breaking the cycle of disinvestment In lower-income communities
Our conversation with NPR about discrepancies in access to capital for lower-income communities and how we can level the playing field.
What’s happening with Opportunity Zones?
An interesting piece of legislation included in 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the Opportunity Zones program. We've been digging in with colleagues across the country on how this can drive investment into neighborhoods that need it. So what's the scoop? The...