Shared Prosperity for All:
The Policy Imperative for Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
The 2014 Color of Wealth Summit, held at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., engaged Members of Congress, Congressional staff, the media, and the public in a dialogue about the racial wealth gap, its effect on marginalized households, its impact on the U.S. economy, and solutions for closing the gap.
The summit was organized in conjunction with the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus and with national partners, including: NAACP, National Urban League, National Council of La Raza, National CAPACD, New America Foundation, First Peoples Worldwide, Center for Responsible Lending and CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development).
Welcoming Remarks from Maya Rockeymoore
Click below to watch all featured speakers and panelists:
The War on Poverty and the Next Economy: Building an Agenda for an Inclusive Society
Protect This House: Communities of Color, Mortgage Safety, and the Future of Homeownership
Pension Peril for the People: How Retirement Insecurity Affects Racial Wealth Disparities
Banking on Success: Innovations in Financial Access and Inclusion for Underserved Communities
2014 Asset Builder Champion Awards Reception
The Center for Global Policy Solutions manages the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative in collaboration with the Insight Center for Community Economic Development and with generous support from the Ford Foundation.