Representative Yvette Clarke (D-NY) discusses the importance of women-owned businesses as an asset building strategy at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

Monday, 08 March 2010 06:12

Women of Color Have One Penny of Wealth

Meishu Lui of the Insight Center for Community Development discusses the importance of improving women of color's wealth and strategies for asset building and management at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

C. Nicole Mason, Ph.D., Executive Director at the Women of Color Policy Research Network at NYU, discusses how women of color, including immigrants, are often cheated when it comes to wealth management and asset building.

Monday, 08 March 2010 06:05

Women Lose Wealth in Economic Recession

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-DC) discusses the impacts of the recession for women of color at the Economic Security for Women.

Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI) discusses how women, particularly women of color, were especially hard hit by the great recession and the need for economic development and asset building for women at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

Doua Thor, Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Research Action Center, discusses the role of the asset building and economic development for women of color refugees at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

Tuesday, 06 December 2011 15:57

Pivot Point: Understanding the Wealth Gap

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore interviews Meizhu Lui, former Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative at the Insight Center for Community and Economic Development, to discuss the racial wealth gap, asset building and economic disparities among whites and people of color.

Published in Jobs & Wealth

Maya Rockeymoore interviews Avis Jones, Research Director at the National Council of Negro Women, to discuss the status of black women and girls in communities faced with economic and racial disparities, and the role of social insurance reforms in helping to close the racial and gender gaps.

Published in Jobs & Wealth

Maya Rockeymoore interviews Dr. William Spriggs, former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and current Chief Economist at the AFL-CIO, discusses creating policies that promote economic development, create jobs and wealth and increase income security among all workers.

Published in Jobs & Wealth
Monday, 08 March 2010 11:01

Sexism in Tribal Economies

Sarah Echohawk Vermillion, VP of First Nations Development Institute, discusses sexism in tribal economies and the need for economic development and asset and wealth building for women in American Indian communities at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

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