As we celebrate and recognize Native American Heritage Month this November, it is vital to acknowledge their growing population, socio-economic challenges and advancements in comparison to other ethnic groups.
racial wealth divide
There is growing recognition that wealth is a central indicator of the economic well-being and stability of households and that such low levels of wealth among blacks and Hispanics are a significant indicator of continuing deep racial economic inequality.
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.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) has hired Dedrick Asante-Muhammad as Chief of Equity and Inclusion.