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JPMorgan Chase Celebrates Opening of the Latest Community Development Project Financed by $100 Million Commitment to Detroit’s Recovery

Nine JPMorgan Chase-financed Detroit housing, manufacturing, healthy food and retail projects open, break ground or expand in 2015
Press Release

Detroit, September 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today joined with partners from PK Housing, Midtown Detroit, Inc., Capital Impact Partners, Invest Detroit and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation in announcing the grand opening of the latest community development project in Detroit financed by the firm’s five-year, $100 million commitment to the city’s economic recovery. Rainer Court, at 711 West Alexandrine Street, adds 36 units of working professional and university student housing as well as 1,800 square feet of retail space in Detroit’s growing Midtown District.

KeyBank Real Estate Capital Appoints Robert Likes to National Manager of Community Development Lending and Investment

Press Release

CLEVELAND, June 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Key (NYSE:KEY) announced today the appointment of Robert Likes to National Manager of Community Development Lending and Investment (CDL). Likes, a 12 year veteran with KeyBank Real Estate Capital, will spearhead the national expansion of Key’s affordable housing platform. He reports to Norman Nichols, executive vice president and head of Income Property Group & Community Development Lending and Investment. 

Prior to this appointment, Likes was head of the Northwest Income Property Group at KeyBank Real Estate Capital.

The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015


With June upon us, it’s tough to sit inside at a desk all day and remain engaged and passionate about the work on the screen in front of you. A number of articles this week reference the challenge of employee disengagement and dissatisfaction, and we feel it more than ever during these summer months. Hope remains, however - and it’s not just because we know that cold, gray winter will soon return to make us appreciate the comfortable warmth of our offices.

One Year Later, JPMorgan Chase’s $100 Million Commitment Helping to Accelerate Detroit’s Recovery

Firm deploys over $34 million in first year and announces new efforts to support community development, neighborhood stabilization, workforce training, small business and economic growth in Detroit

JPMorgan Chase and local partners mark anniversary by celebrating ongoing redevelopment of Downtown’s Capitol Park

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JPMorgan Chase and local partners mark anniversary by celebrating ongoing redevelopment of Downtown’s Capitol Park

Rebuilding Together Omaha Celebrates National Rebuilding Month


This National Rebuilding Month, Rebuilding Together Omaha is completing 11 projects throughout April, culminating with their largest volunteer event on National Rebuilding Day, April 25. This year, they are focused on helping low-income neighborhoods in South Omaha, limiting the amount of projects they typically complete and providing deep critical home repairs for homeowners in-need within this community.

Rebuilding Together Marks its Annual National Rebuilding Month in April

Over 1,800 home repair projects to be completed by nearly 50,000 volunteers across the country
Press Release

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Rebuilding Together, a national nonprofit with a vision of a safe and healthy home for every person, announced today that April 2015 marks its fifth annual National Rebuilding Month. National Rebuilding Month is a nationwide call to provide safe and healthy homes for low-income homeowners and families across the country during the month of April punctuated with the annual National Rebuilding Day on April 25. Nearly 50,000 expected volunteers will serve at more than 1,800 affiliate-led rebuild projects on National Rebuilding Day.

Voices From the Field

The Joint initiative for Village Advancement Looks Beyond Numbers

Rebuilding Together Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Sandra Brooks Henriquez

Life-long housing advocate to lead all operational aspects of the organization
Press Release

WASHINGTON, January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ The national board of directors of Rebuilding Together has elected Sandra Brooks Henriquez as chief operating officer. Henriquez, who has dedicated her life to housing others, will lead all aspects of the operation of Rebuilding Together, including finances, human resources, team management and strategic planning.

KeyBank Announces New Director of Community Development Norman Bliss

Press Release

CLEVELAND, September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, KeyBank (NYSE:KEY) announced the appointment of Norman Bliss senior vice president and director of community development in the Corporate Responsibility segment at KeyBank. In his new role, Bliss will lead the oversight of the bank’s Community Development lending, investment, and service activities nationwide, particularly as they pertain to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) exam.

Morgan Stanley, LISC Make Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action

Job Creation and Community Revitalization Fund Aims to Drive Economic Growth in Low-Income Neighborhoods
Press Release
NEW YORK, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Building on a successful pilot program that brought support to some of the nation’s most distressed neighborhoods, Morgan Stanley, along with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and CDC Small Business Finance, announced a $25 million Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action for an expansion of the Job Creation and Community Revitalization Fund.


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