Indi Dutta-Gupta is Senior Policy Advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), where his work primarily focused on federal budget and tax policies and cross-cutting low-income issues.

Published in Financial Reform
Thursday, 14 February 2013 16:39

Policy Round Up: State of the Union

Experts of color and policy-makers were eagerly anticipating President Obama’s State of the Union Address this week. During the speech, President Obama addressed policies to improve immigration, education, and the economy, among other items.

Published in National

Contrary to what many people believe, the U.S.-Mexico border is not the wild, wild southwest border; it is a modernized 21st century border that is rich in trade and economic opportunities. I represent a part of the United States where trade has become a part of daily life. 

Published in Officials Forum

Dr. Algernon Austin is the Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE) at the Economic Policy Institute. As the director of PREE, Dr. Austin oversees reports and policy analysis in the economic condition of America's people of color. 

Published in Economy

Dr. Kevin Gallagher of Boston University discusses the role of Chinese financing in Latin America and the potentially positive and negative consequences of those loans. For more information, see Dr. Gallagher's blog at America's Quarterly or at the Financial Times (subscription may be required).

Professor Mitchell is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School and an expert on property issues which impact African-Americans. Recently, Professor Mitchell drafted a model state statute which several state legislatures are considering to reduce land loss among the many poor and minority property owners who own so-called "heirs' property."

Published in Economy

Meizhu Lui, Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative - Insight Center, discusses closing the racial wealth gap, income security and economic health and security among people of color at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.  Wrap Up and Closing Remarks.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:04

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 5

Dr. William Spriggs, Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor, discusses the importance of homeownership, income security and social insurance reform for women and people of color.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:01

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 4

Doua Thor, Executive Director of the South East Asia Resource Action Center, speaks about wealth, poverty and income security at the Color of Wealth Policy Summit.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:58

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 3

Lisa Hasegawa of CAPACD discusses the racial wealth gap, homeownership and the effects of the foreclosure crisis at the Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

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