‘The second way’ to close the wealth gap

American Banker

“Historically, we’ve talked about homeownership as the number one path to building wealth. Well, I think that small business has been the second way to build wealth,” said Luz Urrutia, CEO of Accion Opportunity Fund, a California-based community development financial institution and community advocacy organization. “We need to focus more resources on rebuilding minority small businesses. Because that is going to help put people back to work and eliminate the systemic racism that we all know is there.”

Luz Urrutia, CEO of Accion Opportunity Fund, is quoted in this article from American Banker.

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