RACE · WEALTH · COMMUNITY
ADVANCING INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT
NCRC’s Race, Wealth & Community division seeks to grow and transform wealth building opportunities to end historical economic inequality.
We’re aiming for a society where wealth and its growth advance the nation as a whole, including historically disenfranchised racial and ethnic groups.
We investigate fair housing and fair lending practices, provide education, training, counseling and coaching to entrepreneurs, legal and community advocacy and direct services to promote economic security and a more holistic understanding of wealth creation focused on the public good.
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Demystifying blanket assumptions regarding the economic status of Asian Americans is key in understanding the large disparities that live within the group, and can help reduce intra-group inequalities.
Download Infographic Introduction Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States, and are predicted to be the nation’s largest immigrant group in 50 years. Asian American is a racial category that includes Americans who are from or whose relatives are from a diverse group of countries: China, Korea, Japan, India, Pakistan,
Removal of the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule, COVID-19 and the Dangers to the Lives of African Americans
The poor implementation of affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) has taken a significant toll on the health of African Americans. Therefore, we need to make communities equal to allow all Americans to have a healthy life and a chance to survive after this.
To help mitigate this decline in employment from turning into a homeownership crisis, the CARES Act provides two protections.
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a new proposed rule to change the affirmatively furthering fair housing (AFFH) rule of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). This new proposal aims to set back years of progress by no longer enforcing meaningful community participation in the AFFH process. Without the crucial input of local community members who face housing inequalities, the new rule eliminates the main elements of accountability meant to address discrimination and inequality.