This article, Stark disparities in wealth are key in discussions on race in the United States, published as an op-ed piece in The Washington Post, shows how with some vision among leaders and policymakers, in addition to well-designed economic interventions, more financially fragile Americans could have a reasonable shot at the American dream.
This material was shared as part of the 2015 AFN Grantmaker Conference, which included both regional and community-based funders and thought leaders concerned about a common goal–providing individuals, families and communities with greater economic security and opportunities for growth. View all resources from this conference.
The 2015 Grantmaker Conference was sponsored by the following: The Kresge Foundation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, MetLife Foundation, Citi Foundation, JPMorgan Chase and Company, Thomas Family Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation.