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Dreaming and Doing

A Brief History and Continued Relevancy of HBCUs in ‘Post-Racial’ America Download the Fact Sheet. By Kristen Broady, Ph.D. “While Dreaming is necessary, it is not sufficient; Doing also is required.” This quote is from the 2014 inaugural address of Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith,1 Ninth President of Fort Valley State University (FVSU) and Tenth Vice […]

By |July 10th, 2017

Infographic — Medicaid: America’s Largest Insurer

Medicaid provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, the program has been one of the key factors in improving the quality of life for those who cannot afford health insurance. The infographics below are based on the fact sheet, “Medicaid: America’s Largest Insurer.” Right click to save them on your computer and […]

By |July 6th, 2017

Medicaid: America’s Largest Health Insurer

Download the PDF | See infographic By Dawn Godbolt, Ph.D. Medicaid is a jointly funded federal and state program that was designed and implemented to provide Americans who are financially vulnerable with access to health insurance. It provides coverage to almost 75 million people. Since the 1960s, Medicaid has been one of the key factors in […]

By |July 6th, 2017

Debt, Investment, Credit, and Business Owners of Color

Did you know minority-owned companies have a business credit score five points lower than businesses owned by non-minorities? This infographic provides a lot more than this fact.

By |May 16th, 2017

Capital Crisis: Disparities in Access to Credit for Minority-Owned Businesses

Minority-owned businesses are more likely to be denied a line a credit, leaving more entrepreneurs of color with at least one severely delinquent credit card. Learn more about minorities and capital in this informative infographic.

By |May 16th, 2017

A Portrait of Business Owners of Color

Eateries are the most popular kind of businesses started by people of color, with beauty shops coming in second. This infographic contains a bevy of similar facts about business owners of color, some of which may surprise you.

By |May 16th, 2017

Event: Social Security Lifts Millions More Kids Out of Poverty

Click to register July 12, 2016 Noon-1:30 p.m. Capitol Visitor Center, Room HVC-200 Join us for a briefing on “Overlooked But Not Forgotten: Social Security Lifts Millions More Kids Out of Poverty.” The report, to be released at the event, reveals how Social Security benefits millions more children than previously understood, especially skyrocketing numbers of […]

By |June 30th, 2016

Webinar: How Can We Help Minority Businesses Grow and Communities Thrive?

This webinar highlighted the gains and challenges experienced by firms owned by people of color, and included an overview of men- and women-owned firms, as well as policy and practical solutions to help expand the number and success of entrepreneurs of color. Entrepreneurs of color of all backgrounds experienced significant growth in the number of […]

By |June 9th, 2016

2016 Color of Wealth Summit: Equity-Centered Development panel

Gentrification, a form of economic development that results in high-income residents moving to low-income areas and displacing existing residents in the process, has been widespread in urban communities across the United States. Given the trend, is it possible to implement economic development strategies that benefit existing residents and allow them to remain connected to place? […]

By |April 22nd, 2016