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Community Conversations: Resolving to do Better: Banks and Black-owned Business

When: January 10, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Where: Virtual Event, MA
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: Free
Community Conversations: Resolving to do Better: Banks and  Black-owned Business

Join us on the evening of January 10th for the next in our virtual “Community Conversations” series, as we welcome Mark Watson (bio below) to discuss the topic: Resolving to do Better: Banks and Black-owned Business.

  • What are the historical reasons for the wealth disparity bertween white and Black/brown people?
  • What are the major challemnges facing minority-owned businesses today?
  • How does this affect neighborhoods like Roxbury?
  • How can we do better?

Find all of the event details – as well as the Zoom link – on the event’s webpage HERE.

Our Guest: Mark Watson

Mark Watson is the President of Potlikker Capital, a nonprofit charitable loan fund and integrated capital fund supporting BIPOC farmers at the intersection of racial and climate justice.

He started his career as a banker at the First National Bank of Chicago, then JP Morgan, going on to have a 30-year career in commercial banking and corporate and public finance. Mark now serves as a Senior Investment Strategist of the Fair Food Fund, which offers catalytic capital with a social equity lens.