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Press Release for “Social Security and Children” report

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-735-0519, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org John Keaten, 212-784-5701, jkeaten@groupgordon.com Social Security Keeps Skyrocketing Number of Kids Out of Poverty Center for Global Policy Solutions report reveals Social Security as a crucial tool for reducing and preventing child poverty that benefits more than 6 million kids, double the number typically cited Washington, D.C., July 12, 2016 […]

By |July 12th, 2016

Press Release for the Financial Inclusion Competition Winner, WealthyLife

Contact: John Keaten, 212-784-5701, jkeaten@groupgordon.com Simona Combi, 202-735-0519, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org Center for Global Policy Solutions’ Financial Inclusion Competition Winner WealthyLife Gets JPMorgan Chase & Co. Grant to Build Mobile Game to Increase Financial Capability “Credit Stacker” will be distributed for free in 28 cities through WealthyLife’s work with ConnectHome, a public-private initiative to expand broadband access, […]

By |May 11th, 2016

Press Release for “Color of Entrepreneurship” Report

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-735-0519, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org Adam Shapiro, 202-427-3603, Adam.Shapiro@ASPR.bz Closing Racial Gap in Ownership of Private Firms with Employees Would Add Nine Million Jobs, One Million Businesses and $300 Billion in Worker Income to U.S. economy Center for Global Policy Solutions report analyzes data from Census’s Survey of Business Owners and offers policy recommendations to […]

By |April 20th, 2016

Press Release for Letter on Supreme Court Justice Nomination

CONTACT: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org Supreme Court Nominee Should Reflect and Respect Nation’s Diversity, Group of Experts Asks President Obama in Open Letter Washington, D.C., February 18, 2016—A national group of experts focused on building an inclusive society laid out a set of characteristics they are seeking in the next nominee for Supreme Court Justice. […]

By |February 18th, 2016

Press Release for the Letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder

CONTACT: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org National Group of Racial Wealth Gap Experts Calls for Compensation Fund — Health and Wealth Connected in Flint Water Crisis– Washington, D.C., February 3, 2016—A group of experts that focus on building wealth for communities of color calls on Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to establish a Health and Compensation Fund […]

By |February 3rd, 2016

The Affordable Care Act Eliminated The Black-White Disparity for Children in 2014

People of Color Have Gained Health Insurance Mostly Through Private Market Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 2015—Health insurance disparities between black and white children and between Asian Americans and whites were eliminated in 2014 due to the Affordable Care Act, a new analysis from the Center for Global Policy Solutions finds. “Obamacare Reduces Racial Disparities in […]

By |December 16th, 2015

Gap Between Men’s and Women’s Wealth Persists Throughout Lifetime Regardless of Education

– Race and Single Parenthood Deepen Wealth Inequalities – Contact: Jennifer Farland, jennifer.farland@jfarland.com, 202-297-1261 Simona Combi, simona@globalpolicysolutions.org, 202-265-5111 Chicago, Ill., July 14, 2015—Single women have only 32 cents for every dollar of wealth owned by single men, a report released today by the Asset Funders Network (ANF) finds. The women’s wealth gap lies at the heart […]

By |July 14th, 2015

Press Release for the Policy Agenda to Close the Racial Wealth Gap

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111 simona@globalpolicysolutions.org Group of Experts Releases Comprehensive Policy Recommendations Aimed at Helping People of Color Achieve Economic Stability Washington, D.C., June 10, 2015—The 200 members of the Experts of Color Network released “A Policy Agenda for Closing the Racial Wealth Gap” today. Black and Latino families hold 6 and 7 cents respectively […]

By |June 10th, 2015

Leaders Honored for Contributions to Communities of Color before Capitol Hill Summit on the Racial Wealth Gap

Contact: Simona Combi, 202-265-5111 Simona@GlobalPolicySolutions.org Washington, D.C., April 27, 2015—Four leaders who have championed the cause of economic security for low-income Americans and communities of color will be honored at the 2015 Asset Builder Champion Awards Reception on April 29. The Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative will recognize the contributions of Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez […]

By |April 27th, 2015