CRC Blog Posts

Public Charge: A Proposed Rule with a Cruel Choice for All Immigrant Families

  Immigrants are at the core of our communities. They are our friends, family members, neighbors, and partners. They are us. All immigrants make valuable contributions to our communities every day but much of the rhetoric coming from the Trump administration criminalizes immigrant communities and fails to respect their…

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Why Immigrant Access to Capital Benefits Us All

dev/Mission graduate at LinkedIn headquarters sponsored by Latino Community Foundation, Google, Microsoft Silicon Valley, and Mission Housing (Photo: dev/Mission) “When I considered launching dev/Mission, a non-profit focused on building tech talents in underserved communities, I had to set my savings aside to launch it because I could not get traditional financing. The lack…

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Why Safe Financing for Small Businesses Matters

Rodnia Attiq is the owner of El Borrego Restaurant in City Heights, a low- to moderate-income neighborhood in San Diego and one of the focus areas of the city capital partnership.

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Oakland’s Displacement Crisis: Why Communities Deserve an Anti-Displacement Code of Conduct

Serial evictor landlords do not operate alone. By accessing funding from banks and other lenders, they are able to purchase property, and in turn, evict renters.

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Fines and Fees Reform is the Next Frontier in Social Justice

With every penny accounted for, Marissa and her husband sat in my office with detailed budgets to figure out how they could pay her medical bills.

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Bank Lobbyist Act makes it easier for banks to discriminate in lending

Banks are rolling in it these days; between record profits in 2017 and the windfall from the December Republican-backed tax cuts, banks have rebounded from 2008’s financial meltdown,

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Immigrant Experience Inspires Latino Leaders To Meet Current Challenges

As the Senate takes up the debate on an immigration bill — and the White House ramps up deportation efforts and looks to punish immigrant families from using social services to which they are legally entitled

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