Posts and News Releases

  • A Lawyers Role in Alleviating Inequities Through Advocacy Posted on: March 23, 2020
    By Kevin B. Kimble, Esq. This is an Op-Ed published in the National Bar Association Health Law Section In this election year and in light of the fallout from the Coronavirus outbreak, it is an important time to reflect on the need for legislative advocacy on behalf of the African American community for health inclusion. […]
  • Why Congress Should Postpone Implementation of Opportunity Zones and Consider Other Options Posted on: December 9, 2019

    The Financial Services Innovation Coalition (FSIC) invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion titled: ” Why Congress Should Postpone Implementation of Opportunity Zones and Consider Other Options”. This discussion will be held Friday, December 13, 2019 at The Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168, Washington, DC from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST.

  • Opportunity Zone Fairness and Inclusion Act - Dear Colleague Letter - Congressman Hank Johnson Posted on: October 24, 2019

    Under current provisions for Opportunity Zones, investors, developers, and their financial advisors benefit at the expense of communities the law is designed to help.
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 established the Opportunity Zones Program as a tax benefit to incentive development in poor neighborhoods. By providing this preferential tax treatment to investors, economically-distressed communities were intended to benefit through job creation, new housing, and community development.

  • VIDEO: "Black Money Matters 2: Income, Income, Income! Panel" - CBC ALC 2019 Posted on: October 2, 2019
    FSIC Founder and Executive Director moderates panel at Congressman Bobby Rush’s Black Money Matters 2 event at 2019 CBC Annual Legislative Conference (ALC).
  • "The Reason Opportunity Zones Won’t Work and What to do About Them" FSIC Senate Roundtable Luncheon Posted on: May 15, 2019
    FSIC Opportunity Zone Senate Roundtable Save the Date 6-18-19 The Financial Services Innovation Coalition (FSIC) invites you to join us for a roundtable discussion titled: ” The Reason Opportunity Zones Won’t Work and What to do About Them”. This discussion will be held Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in the Senate Budget Committee Conference Room at […]

 

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