Updating Community Reinvestment Act Is Key for Financial Inclusion

Updating Community Reinvestment Act Is Key for Financial Inclusion

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was last updated in 1995, and since then, the way we invest, spend, and save money has dramatically changed with technological advances in the payments sector. The CRA encouraged Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.-covered institutions to better serve their communities, including low- and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods, by increasing financial services in

Clarkson, Clinton Community College partner on workforce preparedness –

Clarkson, Clinton Community College partner on workforce preparedness –

Numerous members of the regional manufacturing and workforce  development communities joined elected representatives who came together in Plattsburgh recently for a MOU signing between Clarkson University and Clinton Community College to show their support for the  partnership that supports advanced manufacturing, engineering and workforce training used across the  North Country and New York State.   Clarkson

How community ownership models can preserve economic power in Black neighborhoods

How community ownership models can preserve economic power in Black neighborhoods

In the famous post-Civil War initiative known as “40 acres and a mule,” Union General William T. Sherman promised newly freed Black households the one thing most necessary for sustaining their freedom: land. As Black minister Garrison Frazier told Sherman, freedom means having the ability to “reap the fruit of our own labor.” Unfortunately, Sherman’s

Michigan Community College Expands Manufacturing Engineering Center

Michigan Community College Expands Manufacturing Engineering Center

Schoolcraft College, a Michigan community college, has completed a building renovation and relocation of all the occupational programs related to manufacturing to 13001 Merriman Road in Michigan. This location is just a few minutes from the main campus in Livonia. The newly renovated building is 48,000 ft2, more than double the space these programs occupied on