Planting the seeds of possibility

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re honoring people who are planting seeds of possibility in communities across the country. Spanning financial literacy and development programs, theater arts and social, economic and advocacy initiatives – these organizations and their dedicated leaders are helping others realize a better, brighter future. They are sowing seeds that will take root in our communities and help them grow strong with possibilities for generations to come. Begin your own journey on Financial IQ, where you’ll find the strategies you need to empower yourself financially.

Possibility makers

In celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Bank highlights the leaders of our partner organizations that are making a difference in the lives of African Americans in their community.

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Dr. Belinda Allen, Executive Director

West Angeles Community Development Corporation

Jackie Taylor, Founder and CEO

Black Ensemble Theater, Chicago

Dr. Eve M. Hall, President and CEO

Milwaukee Urban League

Linda F. Harris, Senior Vice President

Urban League of Metro St. Louis

Committed to community

In celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Bank is highlighting community organizations we are honored to partner with throughout the year in their missions to improve the lives and possibilities of communities they serve.

Chicago, IL – Black Ensemble Theater

Black Ensemble Theater is the premier African American theater group in Chicago. U.S. Bank is proud to support their mission to eradicate racism and its damaging effects on society through theater arts, including programs that perpetuate African American history, reach a cross-cultural audience and serve disenfranchised communities.

Los Angeles, CA – West Angeles Community Development Corporation

U.S. Bank supports the West Angeles Community Development Corporation’s mission to increase social and economic justice, demonstrate compassion and alleviate poverty. We are proud to sponsor their homeownership counseling program as well as finance their multimillion dollar, transit-oriented affordable housing development.

Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee Urban League

The Milwaukee Urban League works for economic, educational and social progress for African Americans and promotes strong, sustainable communities through advocacy, collaboration and innovation. Since 1994, U.S. Bank has supported the Milwaukee Urban League’s goal of “empowering communities, changing lives.”

St. Louis, MO – Urban League of Metro St. Louis

U.S. Bank is proud to support the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis since 2001 and their mission to empower African Americans and others throughout the region in securing economic self-reliance, social equality and civil rights, empowering communities and changing lives of 100,000 residents per year. Their Save Our Sisters program is designed to assist women in their effort to reach, expand, increase, build and explore the essence of their being, which is accomplished through mind & body health wellness, healthy relationships, life skills education, career re-inspiration and entrepreneurship, and finance.

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