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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.
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.
Rich Hamburg, Director of Government Relations at Trust for America’s Health, discusses the difference between primary prevention and clinical prevention, cutting healthcare costs by preventing disease before it occurs and healthcare reform and policy surrounding these issues.
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.
Maya Rockeymoore interviews Sam Chaltain, National Director of the Forum on Education and Democracy, about the state of teachers, U.S. public schools, and education reform policy.
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.
Bea Stotzer, Board President at New Economics for Women, discusses first generation women of color immigrants and their need for economic development and asset building at the Economic Security for Women Conference.
Sherry Salway Black of the National Congress of American Indians discusses American Indian wealth and how to manage it through asset building strategies at the Economic Security for Women Conference.
Maya Rockeymoore interviews Janis Bowdler, of the National Council of La Raza, about wealth building and economic development in Latino communities. Topics include sub-prime mortgages and people of color, economic disparities and unfair economic policies in the financial services sector