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We are Only as Strong as Our Most Vulnerable Places: The Value of CDFIs with Maurice Jones


Episode #49

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Host: Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA
Guest: Maurice Jones, President of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Maurice JonesThis episode of Organize Your Butterflies explores how COVID-19 has affected low income communities across the country, and the ways in which community investment though (Community Development Financial Institutions) CDFIs is helping provide support during these challenging economic times. With their distinct niche as financial institutions with a mission driven bottom-line, CDFIs do so much more than just provide access to capital.

Episode guest Maurice Jones, President of Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) chats with Alejandra Y. Castillo, CEO of YWCA USA about these important institutions, the significant of community investment, and the future of rebuilding commercial spaces in places where they’ve been historically overlooked. For more information on how LISC is helping out, be sure to check out their website and follow Maurice on Twitter!

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