Entry Denied: Underserved or Ignored?

Racism in the industry and in the workplace makes it difficult for black Americans to access financial services. On the second installment of the Access Denied podcast, innovators and researchers in human resources, banking and wealth management explain how the industry is leaving people out – and what needs to be done to change that.

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Suggestions for further reading / ways to get involved:

"The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table", Minda Harts, August 2019 "The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives", Lisa Servon, January 2017 "Discrimination in America" ​​Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Public Radio, October 2017 BankOn Coalitions, Cities for Funding FundOperation Hope "Innovator of the Year: John Hope Bryant of Operation Hope," American banker, December 2016 "Banking While Black": How Cashing a Check Can Be a Minefield, "The New York Times, June 2020" Senate Democrats' Bill Would Ban Discrimination in Financial Services, "American Banker, October 2020" Promoting Economic Development in Rural Communities with High Poverty, "Federal Chairman Reserve Jerome Powell's Speech at Mississippi Valley State University, February 2019, “How America's Banks: Use of Banking and F Household Financial Services, ”FDIC, October 2020“ Report on the Economic Welfare of US Households for 2018 – May 2019, ”Federal Reserve, June 2019“ Federal Agencies Share Principles for Providing Responsible Small Loans, ”Federal Reserve, FDIC, Administration by National Credit Union and the Office of Auditor of Cu Currency, May 2020 "Federal Regulators Joint Statement on Use of Alternative Data in Credit Underwriting", Federal Reserve, FDIC, NCUA, OCC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, December 2019 " Strategic Plan for Economic Inclusion, "FDIC, June 2019 Towards a Fair and Just Banking Business," American Bankers Association and National Fair Housing Alliance, July 2020

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