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Be a part of national and global conversations about the future of banking. When you become a member, we advocate for you – and your customers.
The NBA is constantly working to enable strong, healthy, and financially sound minority communities by securing the financial health of minority-owned and -operated banks.
Membership in the NBA makes a powerful statement about your commitment to influencing federal policy and increasing opportunities for financial wellness in your bank communities.
We not only advocate for your access to capital and inclusive policies, practices, and programs, we ensure your voice is heard in national and global conversations about the future of banking.
Our Advocacy Priorities
Increasing access to capital for minority-owned banks
Increasing minority-owned banks participation in government infrastructure, transportation and other programs
Fully supporting the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund
Increasing federal and state deposits in minority depository institutions
Congressional Testimonies, Letters, and Advocacy Efforts
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August 5, 2022
Public Comment on Joint Proposed Rulemaking for Regulations Under the Community Reinvestment Act