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New Website and Video from LHC

I’m excited to announce that Leadership for Healthy Communities recently launched a newly redesigned website. Whether you are visiting from a desktop computer, a phone, or a tablet, the new site will allow visitors to better access the valuable resources and information you need to advance policy changes to improve kids’ health.   The new […]

By |January 20th, 2015

Webinar: How Educational Achievement Impacts Wealth

Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 2:00 – 3:00pm EDT, to hear from national experts about promising strategies to strengthen educational opportunities for students in underserved communities. Click here to register!

By |July 18th, 2014

Media Coverage of “Beyond Broke” Report

PRINT Time: Banking Is for the 1% Washington Post, Wonkblog: Will America ever be ready for a Congressional commission to study reparations? BlackPressUSA: New Report: Blacks are ‘Beyond Broke’ Boston Globe: Carrying cash is becoming passé, a survey shows Chicago Sun-Times: Study highlights gap in wealth, assets among racial groups Detroit Free Press: Minority households feel caught […]

By |May 22nd, 2014

Miami Herald highlights “Beyond Broke” Report

A recent article published in the Miami Herald, Study: Race, ethnicity impact wealth in metro Miami area, featured data from the new “Beyond Broke” report on the state of wealth disparities in Miami. The Miami metro area reported lower home ownership rates than Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to a report exploring […]

By |May 22nd, 2014

2014 Color of Wealth Summit – Banking on Success

Innovations in Financial Access and Inclusion for Underserved Communities Watch More Featured Speakers 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

By |May 22nd, 2014

2014 Color of Wealth Summit – Pension Peril for the People

How Retirement Insecurity Affects Racial Wealth Disparities Watch More Featured Speakers 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 Banking on Success: Innovations in Financial Access and Inclusion for Underserved Communities

By |May 22nd, 2014

2014 Color of Wealth Summit – Protect This House

Communities of Color, Mortgage Safety, and the Future of Homeownership Watch More Featured Speakers The War on Poverty and the Next Economy: Building an Agenda for an Inclusive Society Pension Peril for the People: How Retirement Insecurity Affects Racial Wealth Disparities Banking on Success: Innovations in Financial Access and Inclusion for Underserved Communities

By |May 22nd, 2014

2014 Color of Wealth Summit – The War on Poverty and the Next Economy

Building an Agenda for an Inclusive Society Watch More Featured Speakers 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

By |May 22nd, 2014

2014 Color of Wealth Summit – Featured Speakers

  Watch More 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

By |May 22nd, 2014

“Beyond Broke” in Washington Post’s Wonkblog

Key findings from the report “Beyond Broke” report were highlighted in a recent post in the Washington Post‘s WonkBlog. Have change for a $20? Didn’t think so. Almost nobody carries cash anymore, a new study shows, and those who do, don’t carry much. Indeed, the amount of cash people could access easily declined after the […]

By |May 13th, 2014