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Cutting Prison Programs Hurts Us All

Sacramento Bee By Orson Aguilar The $250 million that California is about to save by slashing vital rehabilitation programs for prisoners will cost us many times that much money. The money we think we’re saving will cost us many times…
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Put TARP Money to Work for Small Businesses

American Banker By Jorge Corralejo and Claudia Viek Credit to small businesses has been substantially curtailed since 2008, yet these businesses are far more responsible for domestic job creation than the banking industry or corporate America as a whole.
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New York Fed Board Move Tone-Deaf on Public Service

American Banker By Orson Aguilar – Executive Director, The Greenlining Institute Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the total amount of combined Tarp funds received by Citigroup, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs. It is $105…
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Viewpoint: New Financial Values for Bankers and Consumers

American Banker  |  Wednesday, May 27, 2009 By Orson Aguilar and J. Alfred Smith Jr. A major transformation in banking is revolutionizing America’s approach to financial literacy. Some financial institutions, to their credit, such as Citigroup, have expended hundreds of…
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Fostering Homeownership — the Right Way

American Banker By Orson Aguilar and Faith Bautista As the presidential inauguration draws near, it is increasingly clear that bailouts and government guarantees are unlikely to be successful unless government assistance is focused on the 10 million or more American…
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Philanthropy’s Race Problem

By Orson Aguilar http://www.colorlines.com A new compromise from foundations might be cause for some optimism. The everyday challenges faced by the people in many neighborhoods seem far removed from the American Dream these days: the lack of good housing and…
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Viewpoint: Winning Main Street Hearts and Minds

American Banker | Friday, October 24, 2008 By Robert Gnaizda and Jorge Corralejo Last week the secretary of the Treasury and the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board decided to save the American banking industry from its follies by partially…
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Are Foundations Doing Enough for Society?

Source: The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Written by: George Dean and Nativo Lopez Now that California’s Assembly has passed legislation designed to shed light on the diversity practices of the state’s grant makers and the measure is pending in the…
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