Racial Wealth Gap and Economic Policy Reform, Part 1

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Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-CA) speaks about the importance of optimism during a period of economic disparities and the racial wealth gap. He also addresses the need for economic development in our communities at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.  Opening remarks, part 1.

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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Part 2

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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. Welcome address Part 2.

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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Part 1

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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.  Welcome address part 1.

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Pivot Point: Economic Disparities and Black Women

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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.

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Pivot Point: Racial Wealth Gap in the Latino Community

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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

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