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Webinar: Men, Women, and the Racial Wealth Gap

While the gender pay gap is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, we must also look at the intersection of gender, race, and wealth to get a clear picture of how people of color are faring in today’s economy. Mariko Chang and David Pate Jr. discuss the economic challenges faced by men and women […]

By |July 23rd, 2015

Time: America’s Broken Ladder

Rana Foroohar, assistant managing editor and columnist at TIME, cited the Beyond Broke report in an article about income inequality in America and the need to address racial and economic issues together rather than separately. One thing is clear after the tragic death of Freddie Gray, the young African-American man who was fatally injured while […]

By |May 12th, 2015

Tax Day Is Over. Now Let’s Change Our Tax System

By Heather McCulloch and Elvis Guzman Now that most of us have just experienced the complexities of filing our tax returns, this is a good time to reflect on the role of U.S. tax policy as a driver of wealth inequality, in general, and the racial wealth gap, in particular. While tax day is now […]

By |April 27th, 2015

2015 Asset Builder Champion Awards

The Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative is honored to recognize four outstanding leaders who have dedicated their careers to helping individuals and families—particularly those in communities of color—build wealth and achieve economic security. These Asset Builder Champions received their awards at an opening reception on April 29, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Washington, DC. […]

By |February 24th, 2015


We humbly request your support! The Center for Global Policy Solutions is proud to participate in this year’s #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving. The Center for Global Policy Solutions is committed to creating a vibrant, diverse and inclusive world in which everyone has the opportunity to achieve health, wealth, and educational success. This year […]

By |December 2nd, 2014

Let’s Listen to Paul Ryan and Expand the EITC to Childless Workers

By Elvis Guzman: Representative Paul Ryan’s recently published anti-poverty proposal leaves much to be desired. Some anti-poverty experts question his plans to slash spending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families programs. Others blast his proposal to penalize poor people who can’t find jobs through Opportunity Grant contracts. But there […]

By |September 2nd, 2014

Maya Rockeymoore featured on TIME’s Five Best Ideas of the Day

A recent blog, It’s Time for an Inclusion Revolution, published in the Huffington Post by Maya Rockeymoore was featured on TIME magazine’s “Five Best Ideas of the Day: July 30.” I maintain that it’s time for disruptive leaders everywhere to launch an “Inclusion Revolution.” We cannot plod through our days focused on our micro pursuits […]

By |July 31st, 2014

On the Legacy of Maya Angelou

Maya Rockeymoore recently wrote in BK Nation about the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou, her namesake and constant source of inspiration: I grew up with my mother telling me often that I was named after Dr. Maya Angelou, the great writer and poet laureate who died today at the age of 86. As the story […]

By |June 2nd, 2014

2014 Asset Builder Champion Awards

The 2014 Color of Wealth Summit, held at the U.S. 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 opening reception […]

By |March 20th, 2014