Inequity in small business lending

Inequity in small business lending

The great recession hurt minority business owners immensely. From 2008 to 2016, the SBA loaned to fewer owned businesses which resulted in a decline from 8% to 3% of loans that has not yet recovered.

This report from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition explores the barriers in access to capital that many minority business owners face, including the specific experiences at lending institutions, how fewer local bank branches impact business growth, and a host of structural dynamics.

Read the National Community Reinvestment Coalition report.

Illustrating the difference between "Latino" and "Hispanic"

Illustrating the difference between "Latino" and "Hispanic"

Racial equity as a workforce development strategy

Racial equity as a workforce development strategy