Racial justice

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We are proud to be working alongside the WNBPA and its players/activists as social responsibility partner on issues as greatly important as racial justice. WNBA champion with the Washington Mystics and member of the Board of Player Representatives, Natasha Cloud has been a champion for this issue, so we are honored to join our platform with hers to make a bigger impact on the fight for racial justice and equality.

For nearly 100 years, Amalgamated Bank has fought for a more just and sustainable world. As a bank founded by a union of immigrants, Amalgamated has long considered itself the bank for the people, advocating for workers and immigrant rights while offering unique financial services and banking solutions catered to the needs of marginalized groups.

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For years, Amalgamated Bank has been a passionate advocate for social, racial, environmental, and economic justice. We’ve used our platform repeatedly to speak out about issues of injustice specific to different marginalized communities and advocate for a better world.

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OneTeam Partners announced today that the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (“WNBPA”) and Amalgamated Bank, member of the Amalgamated Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: AMAL), America’s socially responsible bank, have launched a first-of-its-kind collaboration to make Amalgamated Bank the Official Social Responsibility Partner of the WNBPA.

Today, I am proud to share that Amalgamated Bank has been named the official social responsibility partner of the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA), a first-of-its-kind partnership to promote social justice reform. 

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Happy Juneteenth. Today, we celebrate Black Americans’ freedom and achievements. We reflect on a period in our history that has shaped and continues to influence our society today. While the fight for racial justice and equity continues, we commemorate Juneteenth to honor Black Americans who fought and continue to fight for our freedom and basic rights.

Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! AAPI are people having origins from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia and peoples of Oceania. The month of May is dedicated to celebrating all the contributions and impact the AAPI community has had on American culture since the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants in the U.S. in 1843, as well as the Chinese migrant workers that partook in the construction of the transcontinental railway. 

Amalgamated Bank affirms the decision to hold George Floyd’s murderer accountable for his actions. However, innocent Black people continue to die every day at the hands of the police. This violence must end now, and although Derek Chauvin will be punished, that is not enough to fix the systemic racism deeply ingrained in the criminal justice system and our larger society.

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Amalgamated Bank (NASDAQ: AMAL), America’s socially responsible bank, announced today its endorsement of H.R. 40, calling upon the Federal Government to form a commission to study the effects of slavery and explore appropriate remedies and reparations for African Americans.

Today, Amalgamated Bank announced its endorsement of HR 40, which is calling upon the Federal Government to form a Commission to explore reparations for African Americans. As of now, we are the first major U.S. bank to endorse HR 40, but are hopeful we are not the last.