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Investing in a better tomorrow

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.”
–Abraham Lincoln

These stirring words were spoken by arguably the greatest leader in the history of our nation; a man whose bold thinking incited perhaps the greatest progressive revolution of all time; a man who so cherished the sacred principles of freedom and justice for all, of equal rights for every man, woman and child, he gave his life for that greatest cause.

Amalgamated Bank Announces First-Ever Progressive Index

New Poll of Progressive Voters Finds: Bank Values Matter; Strong Support for Local Banks; Optimism About Economy; Deep Concern on Income Inequality

Progressives Dislike Big Banks and Wall Street as much as Congress

Progressives Prefer San Francisco, Jimmy Fallon & Ben & Jerry’s “AmeriCone”

Amalgamated Bank President & CEO Commends Actions Taken by D.C. Council

In response to actions taken today by the Council of the District of Columbia, Keith Mestrich, President & CEO of Amalgamated Bank, issued the following statement:

Statement from Keith Mestrich, Amalgamated Bank President & CEO, on New York State Budget Agreement on $15/Hour Minimum Wage

This morning, in response to New York State’s budget agreement on the statewide $15/hr. minimum wage, Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank, said:

Empower Workers With Higher Pay - Commentary by Keith Mestrich

Right now, despite many bank CEOs making tens of millions of dollars each year, the average bank teller makes just $25,800. Here in New York, 39 percent of bank tellers are forced to rely on public assistance programs just to make ends meet. This is morally wrong, yes, but it's also just bad business.

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 85 New York Businesses Endorse $15 Statewide Minimum Wage

Governor Cuomo, Local Business Leaders & Chambers of Commerce Urge New York State Legislature to Enact First-in-the-Nation $15 Minimum Wage. Proposal Would Benefit More than 2.3 Million New Yorkers; Boost Direct Spending Power by $15.7 Billion.

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Statement from Keith Mestrich, Amalgamated Bank President & CEO, on Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice Drive for $15

This morning, in response to the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice’s Drive for $15, Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank, said:

Amalgamated Bank Creates "Restart Checking" Program to Help Serve Those Previously Denied Banking

Bank Launches New Subway Ads to Promote Financial Opportunity for All People. Progressive Bank’s Previous Subway Ads Touting Higher Minimum Wage Were Deemed “Too Political” by MTA.