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Karen Shakira Kali

Karen Shakira Kali is a policy advisor at the AARP Public Policy Institute, where she focuses on consumer financial security, community reinvestment, banking and fintech, and racial wealth equity. Read her full biography.
A recent AARP study sheds light on barriers that stand in the way of adopting potentially helpful financial technology apps, or fintech.
As communities search for ways to reduce health care inequities, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a tool traditionally used to address economic inequities, can help by bringing health care to disinvested areas.
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a key piece of equitable banking legislation, is on the brink of significant modernization. This moment represents an important opportunity to craft effective policy for today, particularly with inequity now being at a level of public consciousness unseen in generations.
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