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Dr. Trina Shanks, Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan, discusses her research findings on the racial wealth gap among families with young children at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

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 2, including Q&A.

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.

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.

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.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:21

Job Creation and the Income Gap, Part 3

Mr. Sarun Chan of the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia discusses economic issues and the wealth gap between White communities and people of color and how securing an education for immigrant youth can impact future economic development.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:13

Job Creation and the Income Gap, Part 2

Dr. C. Nicole Mason  of the Women of Color Policy Network at New York University-Wagner discusses youth programs that promote job growth and career development to overcome the racial wealth gap and ensure economic security at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.
Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:51

Job Creation and the Income Gap, Part 1

Dr. Algernon Austin, Director of Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy Program at the Economic Policy Institute, speaks about the racial wealth gap, the shrinking of the middle class, and economic policy reforms that can be implemented to close the income gap among people of color.


Question and answers session at the Economic Security for Women Conference. Topics include economic development, women of color and long-term wealth development.

Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever discusses the wealth of women as a crucial issue in U.S. economic recovery at the Economic Security for Women Conference.

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