To strengthen America and all its diverse communities through advocacy, collaboration, and economic empowerment.
A unifying voice for America’s minority communities.
Principle, Strength, Empowerment
We advocate before governmental bodies, including the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Federal Transportation Commission (FTC), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) and all of the federal financial regulators, such as Treasury, Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Consumer Federal Protection Bureau (CFPB), Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).
NDC’s leadership consist of our nation’s various faith & community-based organizations including African-American, Asian and Latino evangelical churches, leadership from major minority business’s such as the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce, as well as, a diverse group of minority-led regional and national nonprofits.
NDC’s member organizations are representative of a significant constituency, strongly advocating for the underserved. However, we cannot achieve substantial social impact without corporate partners. These strategic partnerships with public and private sectors have resulted in policy changes and/or have increased financial support directed at community programming. These programs support a vast array of areas such as homeownership, financial literacy education for youth and adults, digital and broadband literacy, and affordable housing and healthcare to name a few. In addition, they provide access to resources that increase quality of life and improve supplier diversity programs, the importance of arts education in creating thriving communities and economies, K12 education, and several other areas that address various social determinants key to equitable treatment for all individuals, regardless of socio-economic status.
As we aggressively seek a brighter economic future for America’s historically underserved populations, our goal through advocacy work and policy changes, more corporate entities will be held to a greater standard of social responsibility in helping to reduce income and wealth inequality.
To accomplish our goal NDC meets with multi-‐billion dollar companies seeking acquisitions, and propose substantial public interest provisions via an increase in corporate philanthropy. We positively advocate for the social responsibility, which benefits corporate strategic reinvestments in communities relative to assets, deposits, revenue, and pretax profits. Thus our partnership results in a collaboration of social responsibility and increased public interest in marginalized communities of color.
A few of NDC’s key accomplishments with corporations in public interest provisions include, but not limited to:
• Diversity in corporate governance, executive leadership, and employment.
• Diversity and access to procurement.
• Establish and/or increase marketing, education, and outreach to minority communities.
• Increase in philanthropy and community reinvestment
• Provision of program or service to low income or minority communities.
NDC is seeking to enlist member organizations and individuals with a passion for servant leadership. We value members who understand the principles of competence and character resulting in a high-trust organizational culture.
Our President and CEO, Faith Bautista
Ms. Faith Bautista is the President and CEO of National Asian American Coalition, a HUD-approved home counseling agency and the nation’s leading Asian American nonprofit advocating against foreclosures, advocating for greater economic and small business development and in advancing the growing economic and social power of Asian Americans. Appointed by President Trump’s Administration in 2017, Ms. Bautista is currently serving a 4-year term as one of the five members in the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund Community Advisory Board, and a member of the advisory boards for Federal Communication Commission on broadband adoption and diversity, and for the California Utility Diversity Council. She also serves as the President and CEO of National Diversity Coalition, a non-profit advocacy organization comprised of community organizers, faith-based leaders, and business owners. Ms. Bautista also serves as and is one of the Founders of The Capital Corps, LLC. She serves on the corporate advisory board for First Republic Bank, Royal Business Bank, Citizens Business Bank, Charter Communications, and was a former advisory board member for CIT/OWB. Ms. Bautista is a member of the Charter External Diversity and Inclusion Council (EDIC).
Faith Bautista advocates in the halls of Congress, in the California legislature, and in front of key federal legislators such as the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, FHFA, FTC, FCC and SEC and among America’s Fortune 500 corporations, as a major voice for the ethnic minority.
Board of Directors
Regina Grant Peterson
Rhonda Gregory Brent