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Another successful phone bank as Pappas and Chatman of ABC 7 Chicago return $2.7 million ...

News-Press Now 13 May 2021
CHICAGO, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- We did it again! Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today that her office will be returning $2.7 million to homeowners who called the "Black and Latino Houses Matter" live phone bank she hosted with ABC 7 Chicago today, Wednesday, May 12.

Standard Chartered Celebrated in the EMpower Ethnic Minority Role Model Lists 2021

The Marshall News Messenger 13 May 2021
The Bank has a commitment to significantly increase ethnic representation in its UK and US senior leadership teams by 2025 1. The Bank pledges to reach 8% of Black and African American, and 14% of Hispanic or Latino leadership in the US, and 5% Black and 20% Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) leadership in the UK ... Standard Chartered Bank.

Community vaccine questions: Jose Rodriguez from El Concilio

Recordnet 05 May 2021
He has worked in his role for more than 25 years and continues to do so ... Related ... 1. Why should people get vaccinated? ... 2 ... 4 ... 5 ... Lack of outreach hinders COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Latino community. Our best method has been through phone banking and connecting families to vaccine sites who will take our families in without having to connect online ... .

LULAC honors recipients at Orgullo Latino Legacy Awards Ceremony

LMT Online 03 May 2021
Members of the Laredo/Webb County community joined virtually Thursday evening during the 2021 Orgullo Latino Legacy Awards Ceremony organized by Webb County LULAC Council #22387 ... King and 2020 Male Orgullo Latino, H-E-B and 2020 Corporate Orgullo Latino, Falcon International Bank, Texas A&M International University and VIX Medical Equipment.

Rampant racial disparities plagued how PPP loans were distributed in the US

Finger Lakes Times 01 May 2021
In the vast majority of metro areas with a population of 1 million or more, the rate of lending to majority white areas was higher than the rates for any majority Latino, Black or Asian areas ... Banks focused on existing and wealthier customers without conducting adequate outreach to communities of color, according to a congressional investigation.

Fewer COVID-19 vaccine shots given in Oregon, likely due to less supply and less demand, officials say

The Oregonian 01 May 2021
Allen did tout some good news, saying that vaccination rates among Latinos are catching up ... And Rachael Banks, director of the state’s public health division, said vaccinations among Latinos are growing at a faster clip than among whites, with 32% more people in the Latinx community vaccinated Monday than April 13, compared to 19% more whites.

Galileo Financial Technologies Powers Latino-Focused Fintech Fort�

HJ News 29 Apr 2021
SALT LAKE CITY, April 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�Fort�, the Miami-based neobank that launched today to serve the needs of the Latino community, is built on the extensible payment processing platform provided by Galileo, the API standard for card issuing and digital banking.

Fortú to Offer Surcharge-Free ATM Access through New Partnership with Cardtronics

Omaha World-Herald 29 Apr 2021
HOUSTON, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics announced today that Fortú, the first culturally contextual digital bank account for Latino and Hispanic-Americans, has partnered with Cardtronics to offer surcharge-free cash access for its members through the Allpoint Network of ATMs.

How All Faiths Food Bank is going beyond addressing hunger in DeSoto County

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 23 Apr 2021
The All Faiths Food Bank DeSoto Food and Resource Center opened in May of 2019 with the goal of increasing access to and awareness of social services for the community ... Establishing trust with the Hispanic and Latino communities has been a critical aspect for the center, MJ Horen, the food bank’s chief program officer, said.

Unity National Bank Receives Huge Equity Investment from Wells Fargo

Houston Forward Times 21 Apr 2021
banks and payment technology companies named as investors in Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, as part of Greenwood’s $40 million of Series A funding. Greenwood is partnering with FDIC-insured banks to give customers the ...

SoftBank bets big on a ‘digital Ellis Island’

Crunch 21 Apr 2021
Armed with knowledge and data that it has gathered over the years, Welcome Tech six months ago launched a banking service, including a debit card and bilingual mobile app ... A number of new digital banks targeting Latino and immigrant communities in general have emerged in recent years, including TomoCredit and Greenwood.

Volunteers call Riverside County Filipinos to check on them during pandemic

The Press Enterprise 21 Apr 2021
(Courtesy of Ana Cobian). Show Caption ... They share information on topics such as scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments, getting tested for the virus, signing up for emergency natural disaster alerts or finding a food bank. The latest outreach focuses on Black, Latino and Asian American communities, including Filipino families in Riverside County.

Op-ed: Interchange Latino

Bronx Times 20 Apr 2021
Not only would this hurt consumers and small businesses, but it would have an especially negative impact on the Latino community ... Unfortunately, the people getting shut out are often low-income families, the Latino community, and other people of color living in areas where banking access is already limited.

Greenwood and Mastercard Partner for the Greenwood Debit Card

Johnson City Press 20 Apr 2021
ATLANTA and PURCHASE, N.Y., April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenwood, the digital banking platform for Black and Latino individuals and business owners, today announced it has selected Mastercard as its network of choice for its first debit card ... Greenwood is a digital banking services platform for Black and Latino individuals and businesses.

BusinessGoldman Sachs says Black employees make up 6.8% of U.S. workforce

Reuters 20 Apr 2021
Black employees represent 6.8% of Goldman Sachs Group Inc's (GS.N) workforce in the United States and make up a little more than 3% of its senior executive team, the bank said in its 2020 sustainability report on Tuesday ... The bank has 40,500 employees across the globe.

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