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Interview with Tanya Fiddler, 2015 Asset Builder Champion Awardee

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Tanya Fiddler is the Executive Director of the Four Bands Community Fund, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that focuses on entrepreneurship and economic stability among the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation population. She was a recipient of the Asset Build Champion Award at the 2015 Color of Wealth Summit.

Written On Wednesday, May 27 2015 10:13

Asset Builder Champion Profile: Tanya Fiddler

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Tanya Fiddler is a nationally recognized leader in small business development and community investment, specifically through Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs. CDFIs seek investments from larger institutions, individuals, and banks in order to re-lend those dollars in places that need them most.

Written On Monday, April 27 2015 15:12

Wealth or Good Parenting? Framing the Privileges of the Rich

Written by Lisa Wade, Ph.D.

"What is it that I want?"

Jane Van Galen asked herself this question after reading a gushing profile of an "island cabin" in The Seattle Times. It begins: "Lots of folks have lots of reasons for wanting their own piece of land out of town" and quotes one of the new cabin's owners who, when pregnant, came to realize: "I can't raise a child just in the city ... I wanted woods, salamanders and pileated woodpeckers."

Written On Monday, August 11 2014 16:12

Policy Round-Up: Citigroup

Written by Nakia Gladden

Citigroup, one of the nation's biggest banks, has agreed to pay $7 billion to settle claims brought on by the Justice Department because of its participation in the housing crisis. After a federal investigation lead by Attorney General Eric Holder, the bank admitted to deceiving consumers and engaging in risky subprime mortgages.

Written On Tuesday, July 22 2014 18:59
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