David Toole was thinking of returning to his hometown of Savannah, Ga., to raise his family and work. A pandemic — and the opportunity to have the move paid for — cinched it.
“COVID pushed us over the edge,” Tootle, 35, an account rep at Oracle Corp.
, told MarketWatch, explaining his relocation to Savannah from Washington, D.C., in March. A program in Savannah in part helped finance the move. “I want to create more opportunities for Blacks in the community,” said Tootle, who is married with five kids. “And this is where I want to raise my kids.”
“COVID in a weird way represented an inflection point for us,” Alan Gilchrest, senior…