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November 11, 2019

Last month, the CDFI Fund introduced the “Access for All: Expanding CDFI Impact in the Disability Community” training series, offered through the Capacity Building Initiative. Registration is open for the “Access for All” in-person training – “Expanding the Capacity of...

October 31, 2019

There are numerous statistics about the future of the workplace that can be pretty disarming.  For example, the Institute for the Future predicts that eighty-five percent of the jobs that today’s students will do in 2030 don’t exist yet.  Another study predicts that al...

October 9, 2019

In honor of 16 year old Greta Thunberg who galvanized people all over the world to take part in the climate strike, BCT Partners is dedicating this blog to all the amazing kids that are making a difference.  Whether they are raising money for the homeless or distributi...

October 1, 2019

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) is proud to present a new Capacity Building Initiative training series for CDFIs interested in expanding their financial services and products to reach individuals with disabilities. The "Access for...

September 30, 2019

Hotlanta is on the verge of becoming Techlanta.  With world-class universities, an affordable cost of living, and some of the brightest African American entrepreneurs calling Atlanta home, it is poised to be the new Silicon Valley.  But how did Atlanta become a thrivin...

September 18, 2019

We all know about the lack of diversity in the tech industry, but you may not be aware of some of the innovative black-owned businesses that are forging their own paths despite the obstacles.  In part one of our two part series, BCT Partners highlights three up-and- co...

September 13, 2019

Dr. Randal Pinkett and Lawrence Hibbert attended the announcement in Washington D.C. for the new Opportunity Zone Initiative funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.  BCT Partners has been selected to help implement the initiative.

September 6, 2019

Washington DC, September 6, 2019 – The Rockefeller Foundation today announced $3.7 million in grants that will benefit four U.S. cities to help drive responsible private investment in Opportunity Zones. The Foundation named Washington, D.C., Oakland, Dallas and St. Lou...

September 3, 2019

• African American children and teens are more than eight times more likely to die from firearm homicide than their white counterparts • Firearm homicide is the leading cause of death for African Americans ages 1-44. • African Americans make up almost 13% of the U....

August 26, 2019

Even with hate crimes increasing, there are still people that deny the fact that racial inequality exists.  After all, slavery ended over 150 years ago, the Civil Rights Movement was 50 years ago.  So, how could inequities still exist after all this time?  BCT Partners...

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