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Stay up to date on the latest within our Banking Inclusion Initiative, how we’re maintaining our commitment, hopes for the future, historical information, and much more. See video playlist on Youtube.

National Bankers Community Alliance Announces Financial Wellness Pilot Program To Help Minority Communities Build Healthy Financial Habits

November 7, 2022

A $500K grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to launch a financial wellness program to help more minority communities close the racial wealth gap.

Proliferation of Startup Rivals Puts Pressure on Traditional Banks to Up Social Equity Efforts 

June 9, 2022

Goins talks how Wells Fargo is learning more about the context in which people are making financial decisions to better understand what drives financial behaviors and what barriers stand in the way of them making those decisions.

Minnesota's first Black-owned bank 

June 2, 2022

Wells Fargo and other large Minneapolis banks worked with First Independence to open Minnesota's first Black-owned bank.

Announcing Wells Fargo's first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Report (PDF)

May 27, 2022

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo's Banking Inclusion Initiative shares the importance of providing a meaningful path toward economic advancement in Wells Fargo's first DE&I report.

Black-Owned Fintech MoCaFi Hosts a Conversation with Corporate and Community Partners on Addressing LA's Wealth Gap

May 20, 2022

Black founded and led fintech MoCaFi (Mobility Capital Finance, Inc.) recently hosted a conversation at the California African American Museum with their corporate and community partners to discuss collective solutions to address the wealth gap in Los Angeles.

Wells Fargo and Operation HOPE Partner on the HOPE Inside Model

May 9, 2022

John Hope Bryant, Founder of national non-profit, Operation HOPE shares what bringing HOPE Inside to Wells Fargo means for communities in need.

Financial Trends Closing the Wealth Gap and Bringing Inclusivity

May 6, 2022

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo's Banking Inclusion Initiative, goes on record to explain that "financial education and guidance, and an individual's sense of inclusion and trust, are all important factors in bringing more people who are unbanked into the formal banking system."

Financial Analyst Patty Juarez Explains the Importance of Financial Education in the Latino Community

May 3, 2022

Patty Juarez, head of Diverse Segments in Commercial Banking for Wells Fargo, speaks about the importance of financial literacy in the Hispanic/Latino community.

Wells Fargo's collaboration with MoCaFi

April 22, 2022

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo's Banking Inclusion Initiative; Wole Coaxum; Founder & CEO of MoCaFi; and Gigi Dixon, head of External Engagement Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion for Wells Fargo, discuss how MoCaFi was started, and how Wells Fargo is supporting.

'We ask our Indigenous allies to help us change the structural and systemic issues facing our Native students and our people'

April 12, 2022

Angelique Albert, CEO of American Indian Graduate Center, commemorates Native American Heritage Month and discusses factors contributing to barriers and inequities, in the Native American community.

Wells Fargo creating HOPE centers to support minority communities

April 12, 2022

Head of Wells Fargo's Banking Inclusion Initaitive, Darlene Goins, talks about the importance of what HOPE Inside means for the greater Atlanta community and beyond.

Hardship Checks Going Out, Bank Staff Prepares

March 10, 2022

Check out the Four Corners employees who wanted to do something special to honor the older people who'd be cashing their hardship assistance checks at the Wells Fargo branches in Diné Bikéyah.

'Supporting HBCUs is critical for solving racial inequity in America'

February 18, 2022

HBCUs possess the power and the people to create a more equitable society, writes Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Wells Fargo's Kleber Santos on How They Are Helping to Promote Financial Inclusion

Jan 23, 2022

Kleber's team partners with business leaders across the company on the development of products and services specifically designed to meet the needs of diverse customer segments.

ideas42, Wells Fargo Aim to Tackle High Costs of Living in Poverty in the U.S.

July 30, 2021

Three-year, $15 million initiative taps entrepreneurs to develop new technologies to alleviate hidden burdens of low income communities, improve economic opportunity for all.

"Supporting historically Black colleges and universities can help America ensure an equitable recovery"

July 22, 2021

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf and leaders of UNCF and Thurgood Marshall College Fund voice their support for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act.

Celebrating the National Urban League’s new home in Harlem

June 24, 2021

With support from Wells Fargo, the organization is breaking ground on its new headquarters in the heart of the historic New York City neighborhood.

Opportunity Finance Network Receives Largest Grant in 35-Year History from Wells Fargo

June 17, 2021

$25M grant will target racial wealth gap and persistent poverty through Finance Justice Fund

Gigi Dixon introducing unbanked communities to Wells Fargo

May 30, 2021

Dixon is leading the charge on the company’s progressive initiatives to serve and engage with communities of color.

Wells Fargo launches Banking Inclusion Initiative video

May 28, 2021

Learn more about the new inclusive initiative that will focus on helping unbanked Black and African American, Hispanic, and Native American families have easier access to low-cost banking.

Wells Fargo Completes Investments in 13 Black-Owned Banks, Fulfilling $50 Million Pledge Made in 2020

May 24, 2022

Wells Fargo participates in national recognition of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre with grant supporting economic empowerment efforts.

Wells Fargo launches Banking Inclusion Initiative to accelerate unbanked households' access to affordable transactional accounts

May 17, 2021

New initiative will help unbanked Black and African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans have easier access to low-cost banking.