We’re committed to helping the black community navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Explore helpful insights about the CARES Act, thought leadership on how COVID-19 is impacting black people, and Chase resources for businesses and individuals.

Sekou Kaalund


Although we’ve all been affected by the COVID-19 crisis, black people and small business owners are being hit especially hard. That’s why JPMorgan Chase is stepping up to address immediate humanitarian needs and economic challenges posed by this global pandemic. We’re committed to harnessing our resources to help the people and communities that need it most.


Sekou Kaalund
JPMorgan Chase Managing Director, and Head of Advancing Black Pathways

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

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Career Opportunities
From entry level to the corner office, we’re committed to growing the number of black professionals at JPMorgan Chase. Visit our careers website to learn more.

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CARES Act Assistance
Updates on CARES Act assistance along with resources, analysis and insights to help your business manage the impact of the novel coronavirus.

Student Hardship Fund
JPMorgan Chase is committing $1 million to help students attending HBCUs cover the cost of personal finance emergencies. Read our 2020 anniversary press release to learn more.

Here to Help
Learn how JPMorgan Chase is continuing to help communities, employees, clients and customers affected by COVID-19.
Everyday banking with Chase
Community support for those affected by COVID-19

Small Business Resources
Access quick links and learn more about how Chase is standing with you through this time.
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Thought Leadership

Black Enterprise: Coronavirus & The New American Economy

Leading black entrepreneur Solomon RC Ali offers strategies on how black businesses can find sector opportunities during the pandemic and thrive in a post-COVID-19 environment

JPMorgan Chase Institute:  Racial Gaps in Financial Outcomes

McKinsey: From surviving to thriving: Reimagining the post-COVID-19 return

For many, the toughest leadership test is now looming: how to bring a business back in an environment where a vaccine has yet to be found and economies are still reeling. This McKinsey report explores ways to make that happen.

BE Exclusive: Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Brown Duckett Offers Strategies For Building and Preserving Black Wealth

McKinsey: COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods

Boston Consulting Group: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis: Accelerating Digital & Technology Transformation

A comprehensive guide to help leaders in healthcare, politics, society, and business navigate the pandemic.

Accenture: COVID-19: 5 new human truths that experiences need to address

With rising environmental, political, economic and healthcare problems, the ability to adapt is vital. Here are some thoughts from professional services firm Accenture on how organizations should respond to the never normal

J.P. Morgan Research: COVID-19 Impact Across Markets

Highlights from the Global Research team on the implications of COVID-19 for the global economic and markets outlook. Each week, we will feature the key reports published.

J.P. Morgan Research: Media Consumption in the Age of COVID-19

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With Advancing Black Pathways, we are proud to expand on the work we’ve been doing for decades to help black communities seize economic opportunity.

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