Race, Ethnicity and Economic Destiny

May/June 2008 E-News  

C-SPAN covered a panel discussion on the diversity of young adults and their economic expectations. UFE staffer Amaad Rivera was on hand to discuss the effect of the racial wealth gap, issues of political power and how to win broad government investments in social programs.

Other panelists included Shannon Augare, Montana State Rep.; Maria Teresa Peterson, Voto Latino; Stefanie Brown, NAACP; Christine Chen, APIAVote; and Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Hip Hop Caucus.

The April panel was moderated by Heather McGhee of Demos and part of a daylong forum "A Better Deal: Reclaiming Economic Security for a New Generation" organized by Demos and held in Washington, DC.

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