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From the 1800s to Today: Empowering Veteran Business Owners

From his years of service in the military to his current work helping former soldiers build their own businesses through JPMorgan Chase’s veteran initiatives, Alex McKindra Jr. is a veteran success story. Moreover, as we celebrate Veteran’s Day this year, Alex’s story is a uniquely American one that veterans and members of the military community across the country can relate to.

Celebrating Black Business Month: A Call to Act

August is Black Business Month – It’s a time to celebrate Black-owned businesses and honor the rich heritage of Black entrepreneurship. It’s a call to continue to empower Black business owners in our communities and advocate for economic inclusivity for all. Black Business Month was started in 2004 by historian Jordan William Templeton and engineer Frederick E. Jordan, Sr. who quickly realized how limited financing options were for Black entrepreneurs. Their goals were to “drive the policy affecting 2.6 million African American businesses” and bring awareness to and eradicate the systemic inequities that Black business owners have faced throughout history

Why Your Business Needs to be Certified as a Diverse Supplier

Supplier diversity is a crucial part of an organization’s success. It’s a way for companies to promote innovation, cultivate networking, boost hiring, and perhaps most important of all, a way for companies to experience the many benefits of diversity while taking steps to close the racial equity gap.

JPMorgan Chase Celebrates Graduates, Expands Commitment to Supporting Young Men of Color

Amidst the slew of nationwide virtual graduation ceremonies this past June, JP Morgan Chase held a similar event for its 10-year old mentoring success program The Fellowship Initiative. TFI’s Class of 2020 will see thirty-eight predominantly Black and Latinx young men from low-income communities throughout Los Angeles attending colleges across the state, as well as Princeton in New Jersey.

Banking on the Future? Start Saving Today.

The youngest American generations in or approaching adulthood –the Millennials (born 1981 to 1996) and Generation Z (born after 1996) — will have less wealth, less property, lower marriage rates, fewer children, and less savings compared to any generation born since the Great Depression, the Wall Street Journal just reported.

JPMorgan Chase Expands Economic Opportunity for Young Men of Color through Fellowship Initiative

  JP Morgan Chase and Company recently announced that they would be extending their Fellowship Initiative to four cities including Los Angeles as part of the firm’s efforts to provide adults and young people with the education, skills and resources that contribute to greater economic mobility. This year, 117 students completed The Fellowship Initiative in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City and, 100 percent of those students are graduating from high school. Combined, they have been accepted into over 200 colleges and universities across the country. JPMorgan Chase launched the TFI pilot in New York in 2010 to explore