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2009 Color of Wealth Policy Summit

The "Color of Wealth 2009 Policy Summit: Wealth Building for All: The Foundation for Economic Growth in the Global Marketplace," held on March 23rd and 24th in Washington DC was a resounding success. Over 100 asset-building experts of color from around the country met with members of Congress and policy staff to discuss the gap in economic security and mobility that exists between people of color and whites, and how to address this inequity in a way that will strengthen the economy and expand opportunity for all.

Watch our videos from the Summit on YouTube courtesy of Global Policy Solutions, LLC

Here is just one of our videos.

2007 Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Convening

On October 29-30, 2007, over 180 leaders from across the country came together in New York City for the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Convening hosted by the Ford Foundation and the Insight Center. Participants engaged in deep conversations about the roots of the racial wealth gap and strategies to close it, producing strategic insights and clear recommendations to inform future efforts.

Click on the links below to view short clips from some of the highlights.

Facts on the Racial Wealth Gap

Play Video Introduction-Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Convening. Kilolo Kijakazi
Play Video Race & the Distribution of Wealth. Melvin L. Oliver
Play Video Structural Barriers to Latino Wealth. Eric Rodriquez
Play Video History of Hispanic Discrimination. Eric Rodriquez
Play Video Diversity of Asian American Community. Lisa Hasegawa
Play Video Importance of Land. Karen Edwards and Eric Rodriquez
Play Video Understanding Wealth in Hawaiian Culture. Bob Agres

 

Making the Case for Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Play Video Why Should We Care about the Racial Wealth Gap? Meizhu Lui and James H. Carr
Play Video Exposing the Myth of Equal Opportunity. James H. Carr, Meizhu Lui, Thomas Shapiro, Karen Edwards and Barbara Robles
Play Video Reconciling Democracy by Closing the Racial Wealth Gap. Thomas Shapiro
Play Video Re-invigorating Democracy by Closing the Racial Wealth Gap. Barbara Robles and Meizhu Lui
Play Video Globalization & Closing the Racial Wealth Gap. Melvin Oliver
Play Video Poor People Can & Do Save.  Ben Mangan

 

Solutions

Play Video Current Solutions to Closing the Racial Wealth Gap. Jessica Gordan Nembhard, Ph.D
Play Video Good Jobs. Not any Job. Diane Spatz
Play Video Need for a Comprehensive Approach. Amaad Rivera
Play Video Promise of Children's Savings Accounts. Michael Sherraden
Play Video People of Color Making a Difference. James H. Carr
Play Video Why Include Experts of Color? James H. Carr, Karen Edwards, Meizhu Lui, Thomas Shapiro and Barbara Robles
Play Video People of Color Making a Difference. James H. Carr
Play Video Broadening the Network and Moving Toward Action. James H. Carr, Karen Edwards, Meizhu Lui and Thomas Shapiro
Play Video What's Working in the Field. Dennis Campa
Play Video Developing a Collective Vision & Comprehensive Approach. Roger A. Clay, Jr.

 

Video clips produced by Washington Koen Media