We administer and track community diversity efforts. This includes monitoring the Americans with Disabilities Act. We provide leadership on hate crime initiatives in Grand Rapids. Our office reviews and analyzes the diversity efforts of financial institutions engaged with our Investment Policy (400-01).
American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
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Hate Crime Initiatives
We work at the state and local level to respond to hate crime incidents that occur within our community. Our efforts include developing a membership list, hosting committee meetings, and collecting data that we share with governmental agencies.
We work with the West Michigan Alliance Against hate Crimes (MIAAHC). MIAAHC works to address hate crimes on the state and local level. Learn more about MIAAHC here.
Our Investment Policy evaluates investment options and awards bonus basis points to financial institutions. Bonus points are awarded based upon their Community Reinvestment Act rating, local workforce employment, equitable lending practices and other innovative programs.
City Commission Policy 400-01 includes:
- Investing to Encourage Community Lending
- Banking and Employment Practices
Financial institutions under Section 3 of City Commission Policy may be eligible to get bonus basis points. Learn more about how bonus basis points are awarded in our Investment Program and Policy.