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"Last year, First Tennessee Bank agreed to commit $4 billion toward poorer neighborhoods, mainly through loans — a significant amount for a conservative Southern bank.
First Tennessee's effort came after a 12-page letter submitted in 2018 by Reinvestment Partners of Durham, North Carolina, acknowledged the lack of commitment by the bank to serve the needs of 'low-income and minority communities or borrowers.'"
"Adam Rust, the managing director of WiseWage, a Durham, North Carolina-based nonprofit that enrolls unbanked workers into safe and affordable FDIC-insured bank accounts... says that just about anybody – even if you've been blacklisted by banks in the past – should be able to get a checkless overdraft-free debit card account."
Two community advocacy groups are in early discussions about the potential impact of BB&T and SunTrust Banks’ proposed merger and plan to engage with the banks, leaders of the two groups said.
"We're trying to move food assistance to a sustainable model that saves health care costs and therefore warrants the investment in better nutrition. It may sound jargony, but basically it’s not enough to simply want to do good. Our ideas have to be competitive in the marketplace to really have an impact. And the results are showing that." - Peter Skillern
Reinvestment Partners' Lorisa Seibel is a North Carolina certified lead risk assessor and a long-time fixture in Durham, working and volunteering in the housing sector for 30 years.
City of Durham receives $125,000 to address childhood hunger, thanks to Reinvestment Partners' grant application assistance.
Reinvestment Partners is 1 of 24 USDA grantees chosen to implement programs that encourage low-income families to buy healthy food.
New Report from Four-State Collaborative Reveals Economic, Racial, and Other Bias in Debt Collection Practices Across the Country
A new report by Reinvestment Partners examines the spiral of debt for many state residents who are involved in the criminal justice system.
As the 2018 Farm Bill takes shape and proposes significant changes to the nutrition safety net, community groups nationwide are joining forces to defend SNAP.