The Resource Dollar By Dollar

Dollar By Dollar

Label
Dollar By Dollar
Title
Dollar By Dollar
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dollar by Dollar tells the story of the neighborhood activists who struggled to establish community development credit unions, sometimes known as "people's banks." From the South Bronx to rural Alabama, they were founded in living rooms, corner stores, and church basements, providing low-income individuals and families with loans at affordable rates, as well as a place to save, pay bills, and cash checks. Some were established as early as the 1940s; others during the civil rights movement of the 1960s when banks routinely denied loans to African Americans; and some over the last two decades as banks moved out of low-income communities. This film captures the dedication and passion of the movement's leaders who enabled community development credit unions to flourish and expanded across the US. Today, in many areas, they are often the only alternative to predatory lenders such as loan sharks, payday lenders, and rent-to-own stores that victimize poor individuals and families. This documentary celebrates a model for community development which rebuilds communities one loan at a time
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
  • In English
  • Original language in English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Louis, Errol T.
  • Clarke, Andrea Rose
Runtime
45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Finance
  • Communities
  • Cooperative banking
  • Personal finances
Target audience
adult
Label
Dollar By Dollar
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (45 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1785022
  • (OCoLC)794307864
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785022/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000137145
Video recording format
other
Label
Dollar By Dollar
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (viewed March 29, 2016)
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • vz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 online resource (45 minutes)
Form of item
online
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (VaAlASP)1785022
  • (OCoLC)794307864
  • (VaAlASP)ASP1785022/marc
  • (EXLCZ)994340000000137145
Video recording format
other

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