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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A foul smell in Eight Mile, Alabama: How fair housing laws can advance environmental justice and racial equity
Fair housing testing and analysis can be used to address issues of environmental and racial justice as well as enforce fair housing laws and industrial safety rules.
Economic inequality is perhaps the most significant issue animating the upcoming presidential race. After four decades of economic polarization, there’s growing debate about how to put ordinary Americans back on a secure footing.
The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening. A new report, “Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide,” released by the Institute for Policy Studies and Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, takes stock of the problem and offers ten bold solutions.
Join us Wednesday, March 27, at 2:00 pm (EST) on Facebook for a live discussion on our new report, “Shifting neighborhoods: Gentrification and cultural displacement in American cities.”