Over the past decade, Jeff Cruz has worked has worked on campaigns in more than a dozen states and has served as a policy advisor to Members of Congress and as an associate director in the White House.
Leticia Miranda is the associate director of the Economic and Employment Policy Project at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. The Economic and Employment Policy Project provides NCLR’s perspective on employment, energy, retirement, and poverty policy at the federal level.
Representative Melvin Watt of North Carolina explains why social security is important for African Americans and why public policy and programs that address economic disparity and income security are vital to economic health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eric Rodriguez of the National Council of La Raza speaks about the racial income gap, job security and homeownership in Latino communities at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.
Panel discussion of the racial wealth gap and the actions that can be taken to promote jobs and income security.