Stories

Tennessee

  • Protect the Community Reinvestment Act

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation are proposing drastic changes to Community Reinvestment Act regulations that would weaken CRA’s ability to target funding to places that need it most. The changes would allow banks to claim CRA credit for lending that doesn’t actually benefit low-wealth communities. For example, a bank could get CRA...

    Durham, NC, redlining map
  • Welcome our new Associate Network Officer

    The board and staff of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation are pleased to welcome Scott Edmonds as our newest Associate Network Officer. In his new role, Edmonds will help manage existing Foundation relationships and identify new ones in specific parts of the South. Eventually he will administer a portfolio of grants.

    Edmonds is no stranger to the work of the Foundation or to social...

  • Job Announcement: Chief Equity and Learning Officer

    The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation seeks a highly collaborative, discerning, mission-driven social change leader committed to taking on entrenched challenges to be its first Chief Equity and Learning Officer (CELO). This person will have roles on the equity, program and management teams and report to the Executive Director. The CELO will lead the Foundation's efforts to promote ...

  • Job Announcement: Associate Network Officer

    Overview

    The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation is seeking an Associate Network Officer to manage existing relationships and identify new ones in specific parts of the South, and grow into administering related grants portfolios.

    This is an excellent opportunity to be part of the change the region so urgently needs right now. America is in a pivotal moment, and...

  • MRBF opposes LGBTQ religious exemption to equal opportunity clause

    The administration is poised to make it easier for employers to discriminate against LGBTQ people, those seeking reproductive care and women. The Department of Labor has proposed a new rule to grant federal contractors a broad religious exemption to the equal opportunity clause, which would put more than 11.3 million Americans who already suffer from high rates of poverty and workplace...