July 1, 2015: “Economic Security Is” Campaign, Racial Wealth Gap webinar, and More…
INSIGHT’s “Economic Security Is” Campaign
The "Economic Security Is..." campaign, launched by the INSIGHT Center for Community Economic Development, hopes to create a greater understanding and shift public conversation toward economic security by encouraging idea sharing and conversations on social media using the hashtags: #metricsmatter and #economic security. You can follow along on Twitter and Facebook. Also, be sure to register for the upcoming webinar on Thursday, July 17: Toward Economic Security: Understanding the Power of the Stigma of Poverty in Efforts to Promote Opportunity and Equity.
WEBINAR — Men, Women, and the Racial Wealth Gap
Wednesday, July 15
11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET
Men, Women, and the Racial Wealth Gap
Join the Center for Global Policy Solutions for an upcoming webinar that further examines the intersection of gender, race, and wealth to get a clear picture of how people of color are faring in today's economy. Featured speakers include Mariko Change, President for Mariko Chang Consulting and David Pate, Associate Professor of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Register for the webinar and tweet along with @policysolutions using #racialwealthgap.
In Case You Missed It…
“Whites Recovered from Recession Faster than Blacks,” MSNBC
“How New Orleans Stopped Making Jailing a Business,” CityLab
“Why Disparate Impact Claims Are Essential To Racial Justice,” Dēmos
"Why Now is the Right Time to Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap," Huffington Post
Register for Equity Summit 2015
October 27-29, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
This October, don't miss the opportunity to join 3,000 advocates, activists, policymakers, funders, and private sector partners for one of the largest conferences on racial and economic equity of the year! Tour the city with local activists, build new skills through equity workshops, join interactive discussions with leaders in the field like Harvard economist Raj Chetty and Service Employees International Union president Mary Kay Henry, and much more.
For information and to register for the summit, visit www.equity2015.org.
On Twitter? Follow @access2assets on Wealth Gap Wednesdays!
Join us today and every Wednesday in lifting up solutions, strategies, and new research by tweeting and sending the Access team news, research, infographics, and any related information for us to share via social media and on our website. We hope that you can join us in using the hashtag #wealthgapweds as you tweet out your messages on financial security-related issues.