Heard on the Street: loans for women entrepreneurs, closing the racial wealth gap, and a new resource for Buffalo small businesses

By April 1, 2019 Heard on the Street

Heard on the Street – here’s what we were reading last week:

3 Resources to Help Find Small-Business Loans for Women Entrepreneurs: Charisse Conanan Johnson shares several resources that can help women entrepreneurs seek effective lending solutions to meet their needs and desires.

How More Black Commercial Developers Could Change Chicago: Developer DL3 Realty could serve as a template for others to come back to – or emerge from – systematically disinvested places like the South Side or West Side of Chicago and provide an often elusive link between longtime residents and businesses and capital for revitalization without displacement.

Why Can’t We Close the Racial Wealth Gap?: A new study says that income inequality, not historic factors, feeds the present-day gulf in wealth between white and black households.

There’s a new resource for businesses on Buffalo’s East Side: The newly opened Beverly Gray Business Exchange Center on Buffalo’s East Side is an accessible hub for businesses owned by people from minority populations, women, and service-disabled veterans. The center is named after late City Councilmember Beverly A. Gray, who was a vocal community advocate.