Economic Justice, Regardless of Origin, is a Fundamental Right.

Rise Economy is leading the battle to build economic 
resilience within marginalized communities.


Years advocating for low-income communities and communities of color.


Billion in CRA investments over the last 5 years.


California counties served by Rise Economy and our members.


Rise Economy organizational members throughout the state.

Fighting systemic racism takes an alliance

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Low-income communities demand equal opportunity to develop and prosper
◆ Accountability
Banks MUST meet the credit needs of the communities they are located in
◆ Injustice
Paths to financial wealth and health have to be available to all
◆ Partnership
Partner with California communities to retake power from a racist system

Right the wrongs of institutional disenfranchisement

Become a Rise Economy member

Provide capital to BIPOC 
(Black, Indigenous and People of Color) entrepreneurs
Create sustainable, self-reliant communities
Advance entrepreneurship for women
Provide resources for immigrants
Build generational wealth within historically redlined communities

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Recent News

Rise Economy Testifies on Proposed Capital One-Discover Merger

On Friday, Rise Economy and advocates from across the country voiced concerns about the potential negative impact of Capital One's proposed acquisition of Discover during a public meeting held by bank regulatory agencies. Just days earlier, Capital One announced a Community Benefit Agreement that lacks clear benefits for the public and fails to address several...
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Supreme Court’s Chevron doctrine decision favors corporations, undermines regulatory oversight

In response to the Supreme Court’s recent rulings in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless v. Department of Commerce, which effectively overturns the Chevron doctrine, Rise Economy Chief Executive Officer Paulina Gonzalez-Brito issued the following statement: “Federal rules and enforcement activities protect the rights, opportunities and quality of life of consumers, homeowners, residents, small...
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Rise Economy, Community Groups Call Out Banking Industry

More than 55 advocacy groups demand bank CEOs address discrepancies in statements against discriminatory practices and lobbying actions Led by Rise Economy, an alliance of more than 55 community, civil rights, and climate advocacy groups united to send a letter to bank CEOs, urging them to address the discrepancies between their public statements and the...
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Who We
Work With

Low-income and BIPOC communities communities demand equal opportunity to develop and prosper

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Combating Generations of Systematic Injustice through Collaboration.

Rise Economy partners with Groups and Organizations to create lasting change.

Let’s accomplish the mission together:

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Step 1

Tell us about yourself, your community, or organization.

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Step 2

Let us know about the change you need to create and what’s blocking your community 
from success.

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Step 3

We’ll schedule a meeting between you and a Rise Economy Community Organizers to map out how we can make a greater impact together.

Meet the future of the economic justice movement.

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Since 1986, Rise Economy, formerly the California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC), has helped low-income and BIPOC communities fight redlining and achieve racial justice and equity in the form of financial services, investments, education, representation, and state and federal policy change.