The Silent Depression: The Racial Wealth Divide in 2009

01/23/2009 7:00 pm
01/23/2009 9:00 pm

 

Presenters: Amaad Rivera (United for a Fair Economy), Dedrick Muhammed (Institute for Policy Studies), and Meizhu Lui (Insight CCED)

Location: Jamaica Plain Forum, First Church in JP, 6 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Information: Sarah at jamaicaplainforumsarah@gmail.com or 617-541-0500 x302

Description: In recognition of the 80th birthday of Dr. King, the historic inauguration of President Obama, and the release of UFE's annual State of the Dream report, the Jamaica Plain forum is holding a panel discussion on the State and Future of the Racial Wealth Divide. Meizhu Lui Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative of Insight CCED, Amaad Rivera of United For a Fair Economy, and Dedrick Muhammad of the Institue for Policy Studies will address the current reality of the racial wealth divide and the possibilities of bridging this divide. Please join us for this important discussion as to how 2009 can become a year of change we can truly believe in.

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