Dr. Algernon Austin, Economic Policy Institute

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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. 

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Eventcast: Ivy Ngo on the Impact of Social Security on Asian-Americans

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Ivy Ngo, Policy Advocate at the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center, speaks about the importance of social security, and other social insurance programs, for Asian American communities at a Capitol Hill briefing titled “What’s at Stake? Proposed Deficit Reduction Measures Affecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and the Impact on Communities of Color”.

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Leticia Miranda, National Council of La Raza

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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.

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Pivot Point: Understanding the Wealth Gap

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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.

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Anne E. Price, Director of the Closing the Wealth Gap Initiative

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Anne E. Price has spent 20 years working in a wide range of areas including child welfare, hunger, welfare reform, workforce development, community development and higher education. She is the director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap (GRWG) Initiative at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development in Oakland, California. The Insight Center is […]

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