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San Diego Minority
Construction Coalition

"Creating Jobs - Battling Poverty"

San Diego Based Minority Community Construction and Construction Related Companies Developing San Diego Minority Communities Through Job Creation
 
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Mission: San Diego Minority Construction Coalition (SDMCC)

The mission of the San Diego Minority Construction Coalition is to provide a mechanism in which San Diego minority construction and construction related companies can gain increased access to contracts, capital, and capacity building that will enable them to grow (expand) and create jobs in San Diego minority communities.

San Diego Racial Wealth Gap Facts:

  • Minorities account for over 62% of the population (Adjusted to include undocumented residents of San Diego)
  • Minorites account for over 82% of San Diego poverty (Adjusted to include undocumented residents of San Diego)
  • Wealth Gap between whites and minorities has grown 21 to 1
  • San Diego White Median Household Income $66,017 versus Latino Median Household Income of $43,601
  • Hispanics account for less than 11% of 2013 San Diego Conventional-FHA Home Loans - African Americans account for less than 1% of 2013 San Diego Conventional-FHA Home Loans.
  • San Diego minorities are declined for home loans more than 4 to 1 over non-minorities
  • Latinos account for over 48% of California and San Diego forclosed homes
  • Less than 3% of all available private equity is invested in minority firms in any given year, despite minorities accounting approximately 54% of the San Diego population
  • Less than 47% of San Diego minorities are covered by health insurance
  • Over 87% of San Diego's minorities reside in low to moderate income communities
  • More than 78% of San Diego minority families are headed by a single mother and are living in poverty
  • San Diego Unified School District (2012): African Americans (11% of students-78% classified as socio-economically disadvantaged) Latinos (45% of students-84%  classified as socio-economically disadvantaged) Asian (14.8% of students-60% classified as
    socio-economically disadvantaged
  • San Diego Unified School District (2012) High School Drop out Rate: White (6.7%) African American (14.3%) Latino (13.2%) Asian (14.4%)
  • San Diego Unified School District (2011)-4th Graders: Math Proficiency- White  (66%) African American (17%) Latinos (24%)  Reading Proficiency- White (57%) African American (17%) Latinos (17%)
 
 
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  • Puerto Rican Coalition

  • San Diego Minority Community Reinvestment Coalition

  • Florida Minority Community Reinvestment Coalition

  • California Communtity Builders

SDMCRC   California Community Builders
National Association of Black Women in Construction. Inc.   US Hispanic Contractors & Professionals Association

SD MCC Presentation San Diego Racial Economic Studies

Breaking News:

FMCRC Chair Al Pina Meets With Baltimore African American Leaders To Discuss And Strategize on Increasing African American Home Ownership To Address Massive Racial Wealth Gap in Baltimore. FMCRC Chair Will Work With Key African American Non Profits In Baltimore To Develop Affordable Housing

Click Here For Photos of June 30, 2016 meeting


Washington DC Housing officials (FHFA, FannieMae, FreddieMac & NCST) Tour FMCRCTampa Housing Projects that Focuses on Raising Home Values in Minority Communities To Address The Rising Wealth Gap. To Date, FMCRC Has Been Successful in Raising Minority Home Values By Over $220 million dollars.

(click on this for attachment with photos and tour highlights)


FMCRC Chair Al Pina Demands National Minority CRA Summit in DC; Official Letter to Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen (Proposed Hunger Strike) Click Here For Copy of Letter


FMCRC Goes After Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan for Racial Economic Racism Bank of America Small Business and Home Loans to Minorities under 6% of all major U.S. Cities:

Click Here For BofA 2014 Home Lending To Minorities: Economic Racism

Click Here For FMCRC Cartoon of Moynihan Economic Racism


2014-2015 FMCRC-SDMCRC Annual Report: Click Here For Copy of Report


PRESS RELEASE

FMCRC-CCB Request Congressional Investigation of Bank of America on Predatory Lending To Latinos and Blacks as part of City of Miami Federal Lawsuit Against BofA. Click Here For Copy of Congressional Letter


Minority Organizations Unite To Create Access to Capital: Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap and Racial Income Inequality. Click here for copy of press release


San Diego minority organizations come together to present the largest access to capital event for minority small businesses to include major banks and small business load funds on April 8th (4pm - 6pm) 345 15th St, San Diego 92101. Click here for copy of flyer


Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Chase, and US Bank stepping up to provide increase access to capital for San Diego based minority construction and construction related companies. Banks to present Access to Capital Business Forum February 4, 2015. Details coming soon.


San Diego's largest Latino newspaper (El Latino) highlights launch of San Diego Minority Construction Coalition and Creation of jobs, lack of access to capital and racial wealth gap for minorities in San Diego. Click here for article


Major Spanish Media Outlets highlight San Diego Minority Construction Coalition and targeting of increased access to capital and contracts to battle rising minority poverty and the Racial Wealth Gap in San Diego.

Click here for Univision Feature News Story
Click here for Telemundo News Story


RECAP: San Diego Minority Organizational Leaders meet with Federal Banking Regulators to discuss lack of access to capital & fast rising racial wealth gap in San Diego. Click here for photos & recap


Historic Meeting November 3rd, 2014 between Federal Regulators of Banks and key San Diego Minority Leaders on rising poverty and racial wealth gap for minorities in San Diego. Click here for copy of press release


SDMCC San Diego Office Grand Opening - San Diego Minority Leaders and Construction Business Owners Celebrate October 29th Reception: Click here for Photo Recap


SDMCC Launch & Creating Jobs to Battle Poverty - Oct. 24, 2014
Click here for copy of press release


SDMCC October 2014 Flyer: Click here

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