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How Investing in Women Helps Everyone During a Pandemic

Article

by Ebony Perkins, Investor and Community Relations Manager at Self-Help Credit Union

Can women really have it all?

Women have made much progress in the last century. They gained the right to vote, currently earn a higher percentage of college degrees than male counterparts, and represent more than half of the American workforce. Despite their strides, women have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic’s economic effects, and their progress is in jeopardy.

Loving Our Neighbor in a Time of Crisis: Stewardship Investing in all communities

Bringing a lens of Faith to the reality of low-to-moderate income communities during these challenging times
Article

by Stella Tai, Manager of Stewardship Investing Impact and Analysis for Praxis Mutual Funds and Everence Financial 

Within Our Reach - Equitable Local Economies Through Action and Investment

Article

by Sydney England, of LOCUS Impact Investing 

The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.

The Future of Water: Strengthening Communities and Creating a More Resilient Economy

Blog

by Mary Beth Postman, Deputy Direcotr of Waterkeeper Alliance 

Water is the lifeblood of our economy and our communities as well as playing a pivotal role in our health and well-being.

Impact Investing and Building the Next Economy

A Millennial's view on today and tomorrow
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by Nikishka Iyengar Founder and CEO, The Guild 

The Spiritual Growth of Wealth Redistribution

A Millennial's Look at Money and Equality
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by Kate Poole, Investment Advisor, Natural Investments

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) And Lightbox Announce Partnership to Foster Diversity in Documentary Filmmaking

Partnership to begin with an initiative to fund development of feature documentaries, sponsored by 21st Century Fox and National Geographic
Press Release

Films to be developed and produced by Lightbox and the newly formed ABFF Films division and executive produced by ABFF CEO Jeff Friday and Lightbox co-founders Simon Chinn and Jonathan Chinn

NEW YORK, June 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Lightbox, a multi-platform media company focused on creating high quality non-fiction programming for film, television and digital platforms, announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to foster diversity in the feature documentary arena.

'We'll Be in Touch' | HP's Latest Diversity Push Confronts Bias in Hiring

Company Extends Diversity Efforts with New Film from Fred & Farid
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by Adrianne Pasquarelli

HP Inc. is advertising its commitment to reduce bias among its hiring managers with a new film created out of Fred & Farid that shows multiple black job candidates on interviews that conclude with the dreaded words, "We'll be in touch." The disappointment on their faces is palpable, and the scenes provide viewers a glimpse of the frustration and desperation those who experience discrimination during the job search may feel.

"When qualified for a job," text on the screen explains, "African-Americans are 3x more likely to experience a denial."

Reinventing Mindsets to Guarantee a More Diverse & Inclusive Future

by Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer at HP
Blog

The technology industry likes to pride itself on being ahead of the times by helping to create the world of tomorrow, but it’s less forward-thinking when it comes to tackling today’s social issues around diversity and inclusion. By failing to bring in diverse perspectives, work experiences, life styles and cultures, our industry is missing out on a wealth of opportunity for advancing innovation.

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