Over the past decade, Jeff Cruz has worked has worked on campaigns in more than a dozen states and has served as a policy advisor to Members of Congress and as an associate director in the White House.
Tag: race and economy
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.
Dr. Jared Bernstein discusses economic and social insurance reforms, the need for income security, closing the education and wealth gap, and promoting a vibrant middle class at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit.
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.
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.
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.
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. Wrap Up and Closing Remarks.