Chief, Race, Wealth and Community
Dedrick Asante-Muhammad joined NCRC in January 2019 as the Chief of Race, Wealth and Community. He oversees NCRC’s National Training Academy, Housing Counseling Network, DC Women’s Business Center and the Racial Economic Equity Team. Dedrick is known for his racial economic inequality analysis particularly as it relates to the racial wealth divide.
Dedrick comes from Prosperity Now where he was the Senior Fellow of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative. Before Prosperity Now, Dedrick worked for the NAACP, where he was the Sr. Director of the Economic Department and Executive Director of the Financial Freedom Center. Dedrick has also worked for Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network and the Institute for Policy Studies.