Racial Wealth EquityWealth is a building block for prosperity, but most households of color have lost more than half their wealth over the past 30 years. We’re working to make it right.
The racial wealth divide is the product of centuries of policies and practices that keep people of color from getting ahead. In this section, you will find timely information, helpful resources and more, all dedicated to stemming the tide of wealth inequality and closing the racial wealth divide.
This paper reviews how the racial wealth divide makes debt particularly burdensome for low- and moderate-income African American households.
Fifty years ago, following an investigation into the causes of a series of tumultuous summers of civil unrest and race...
Centuries of thoughtlessly or intentionally designed policies and practices have kept people of color from building wealth, and the result is a racial wealth divide that is growing by the day. The Racial Wealth Divide Initiative is working to stem the tide.
This primer is a companion resource to a state policy “blueprint” which recommends select policies with the potential to address growing racial wealth and economic inequality.
Income helps families get by, but savings and investments help them get ahead.
America faces widespread financial insecurity, an enormous wealth divide between those at the top and everybody else, and an ever-growing wealth gap between white households and households of color.
To build the economy of tomorrow, we need to address three challenges today.
Closing the racial wealth divide by reversing the effects of centuries of discriminatory policies and practices.
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