Jun 12, 2020

The corporate money going into social justice groups

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Employees are crowdsourcing donations to social justice groups, which their employers matching. Plus, a roller-coaster week on Wall Street, a new number on consumer sentiment and spikes in new COVID-19 cases. And, household debt increased in the first quarter.

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Household debt up 4% in the first quarter

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About 1 in 6 households reports having more debt now than before the COVID-19 crisis.
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With companies matching social justice donations, employees are crowdsourcing to increase contributions

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Over the last two weeks, social justice organizations have raised $600 million dollars, according to one nonprofit.
People are sending money to employees, employees are giving through companies and the donations are going further.
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The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director