EMERGE Webinar

Pursuing Racial Economic Equity Through Purposeful Engagement

Thursday, December 2 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM CT

How can innovative investments and partnerships drive real economic change for communities in need? Fifth Third Bank recently announced the Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity, and Inclusion initiative, a $2.8 billion commitment to uplift historically marginalized people and communities. Today, in collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners, the bank is investing $180 million of that commitment in nine communities across its geographic footprint through the Neighborhood Investment Program. Hear from a panel of the project’s leaders about strategies to purposefully engage neighborhoods and local businesses, and find out what’s next for this initiative.

Presented by


Trudy Bartley

Associate Vice President, Office of Government Affairs
The Ohio State University

Jarrod Elwell

Advisors' Senior Director of Strategy and Implementation
Enterprise Community Partners

Jada Grandy-Mock

SVP, Chief Corporate Community Economic Development Officer
Fifth Third Bank

Stefanie Steward-Young

SVP, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
Fifth Third Bank

Tanya Ladha

Senior Director, Workplace Solutions
Financial Health Network