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JPMorgan Chase awards $5 million to Baltimore City collaborative dedicated to economic opportunity for Black and Latina women

BWBB was part of the Advancing Cities Initiative awarded by JP Morgan Chase. This award allows us to hire more staff who help build our houses, train our participants, and keep our organization running smoothly.

Megan Sayles AFRO Business Writer

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JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday announced that it would give $5 million over the next three years to Baltimore City’s Prioritizing Our Women’s Economic Rise Collaborative (POWER), which will generate wealth-building opportunities for Black, Latina and Hispanic women residing in the 21223 zip code and surrounding neighborhoods.
Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, JPMorgan Chase’s Peter Scher and the POWER collaborative members: Latin Economic Development Center, University of Maryland Baltimore’s Community Engagement Center, University of Maryland School of Social Work, Black Women Build Baltimore, Baltimore-D.C. Building Trades, Byte Back and Baltimore Community Lending. (Photo Credit/Sofia Iszard/LEDC)
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