SAN CARLOS, Calif., September 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Oportun Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OPRT), an A.I.-driven financial services and technology company that provides hardworking people with access to responsible and affordable credit, today announced it is extending a $2 million low-interest loan to the Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), the proceeds of which will be used to make loans to other Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) serving low- and moderate-income communities. This loan replaces the $1 million low-interest loan that Oportun previously extended to OFN.
Centennial, CO, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics sponsored the 2021 No Barriers Summit, a celebration of accessibility, inclusion and empowerment, held virtually and in-person Aug. 28-30 in Keystone, Colo. The event, which featured 30 speakers and a variety of adaptive activities, drew more than 6,000 registrants.
Gabriel Ferraz de Oliveira Ogama, Systems Analyst, Kohler, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
Gabriel Ogama is a “yes” man, in the best way possible. He’s always up for a new challenge, ready to see where it takes him. So far, it’s taken him to a new country, a new hobby (or 10!), and a new career—and we think he’s just getting started.
So just how did the former music teacher from Brazil find himself as a Systems Analyst at Kohler Co. in Wisconsin? His path is as unique as he is.
Felipe Lopez faced a number of speedbumps in college that threatened to impede his efforts to earn a degree. He worked three jobs to pay tuition, making it harder to focus on classes. As the first in his family to attend college, there was no one to show him the ropes, so he learned about internships, networking and how to write a resume through trial and error.
CLEVELAND, September 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) has provided $16.3 million dollars for the development of Homeward – Central Harlem in New York City. The property will exclusively serve unhoused youth between the ages of 18 and 25, a vulnerable underserved demographic in New York City, in an LGBTQ-affirming community. The site is located at 15 West 118th Street and will consist of 51 units, of which 50 will be covered by New York City’s 15/15 Rental Assistance Program, in addition to one manager unit.
Countless studies have demonstrated how increased focus on diversity and inclusion boosts employee happiness and engagement while reducing turnover. But diversity impacts more than just workplace culture - it brings new (and profitable) innovation opportunities.