Racial Justice

Insights on using investments to uproot systems that reinforce, perpetuate, and exacerbate racial inequities

Barclays Drops Its Role as Lead Underwriter in Prison Bond Sale

Barclays recently “Drop[ed] Its Role as Lead Underwriter in Prison Bond Sale” as a result of pressure from investors, including Adasina and the Racial Justice Investing Coalition. “You’ve already taken the stance,…

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To Advance Equity, Impact Investors Must Examine Power, Not Just Provide Capital

The Stanford Social Innovation Review included Adasina as an example of an investment strategy that builds shared investor power. Read the full article here.  For more information about the Adasina ETF, visit…

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Rachel Robasciottti Testifies Before Congress

Rachel Robasciotti testified before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on March 9th on “What happened in the GameStop-Robinhood situation and what is happening in the financial…

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New Gender Justice Investor Data Available from Force The Issue

By: Rachel J. Robasciotti, Founder & CEO Ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment is a critical step in creating more safe and inclusive workplaces and advancing gender, racial, and economic justice. Forced…

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Are You Unknowingly Investing In Private Prisons?

JSTC was featured in recent Forbes article “Are You Unknowingly Investing In Private Prisons?” as a values-aligned fund that invests in racial justice.

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Emerging Managers Seeing Opportunities In ETF Popularity

Emerging Manager Monthly featured Adasina and JSTC, illustrating how ETFs can provide an opportunity for emerging managers to more easily access investment capital.

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The Time Is NOW to End the Subminimum Wage

By: Renee Morgan, Social Justice Strategist What is a Subminimum wage?  A “subminimum wage” is a wage that is less than the state or federal mandated minimum wage. Federal law allows companies…

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A New Manager Selection Process for Increased Diversity

Rachel Robasciotti’s recent Morningstar article, “A New Manager Selection Process for Increased Diversity,” speaks to how “the current asset-manager evaluation process only exacerbates existing inequities in financial services” and what advisors can…

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Installment 7: How to Invest for Racial Justice

By: Rachel J. Robasciotti, Founder & CEO This article is part seven, and the final installment, of a series about race and racism in financial services. The full series can be read…

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Installment 6: Dismantling Systemic Barriers for Black Asset Managers

By: Rachel J. Robasciotti, Founder & CEO This article is part six of a series about race and racism in financial services. The full series can be read here.  *** When you…

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