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    The Color of Wealth, and MLK's Dream in 2022

    The growing racial and economic divide is the result of hundreds of years of laws, practices and policies created to sustain white supremacy and protect white wealth.

    The national holiday on Monday depicts Martin Luther King Jr.’s efforts as a part of history. But the fight that he dedicated his life to has not yet been won. Dr. King once described the civil rights victories of the 1960s as having achieved “a degree of decency, not of equality.”

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    Fall 2021 Newsletter

    Despite the challenges of the pandemic, we have been busier than ever working with organizers and activists to help build and sustain movements for economic, racial, and gender justice. Now is the time to come together - while remaining physically distant - to build even more powerful movements for justice and fix the broken systems harming our communities.

    UFE is not fighting to get back to business as usual; together, we're redefining usual. We are demanding a world capable of providing real health and safety for all, and daring to imagine bold visions of what this world can look like. Learn more about our work below!

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    Statement on Recent Verdict

    We are disgusted at the lack of justice in the recent jury decision that found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty of homicide or recklessly endangering the safety of others, but we have also heard the circular, racist arguments given by white supremacists attempting to justify their actions too many times to be shocked. 

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    International Living Wage Week 2021

    Join us Monday for the launch of Living Wage Week and a new national living wage standard. Register for the webinar now, before space is full!

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    Millionaires Urge Inclusion of Billionaire Tax in Spending Bill

    UFE's Responsible Wealth Project organized our members to sign on to a letter in support of the Billionaire Income Tax as part of the Democrat's social-spending package.

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    NC Training of Trainers 2021

    In late October 2021, over two dozen trainees and facilitators attended the Training of Trainers held at the new Avila Retreat Center. This was the first time we held one of our classic training of trainers experiences in over a year. Participants followed a 3-day training on the issue of persistent and growing racial and economic inequality in the U.S.

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    UFE loses a Founder, S.M. (Mike) Miller

    We are sad to announce the passing of Seymour Michael Miller (a.k.a. S.M. Miller, aka Mike), one of the four founders of United for a Fair Economy in 1994. Sociologist, professor, activist, and a prolific writer, Mike touched the lives of countless students, activists, colleagues and friends.

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    Avila Center Launch in Durham, NC!

    Thanks to all who joined us for the grand opening of the Avila Movement Center in Durham, NC! After a year of isolation, we were glad for this rare opportunity to reconnect with Durham leaders and community organizers. Visitors from across the state and beyond came to celebrate with us in early October. There was good food, a tour of the property, and an opportunity for people to share their visions for how we can use this space to grow movements for justice in the South!
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    UFE's Resource Mobilization Director, Sara Sargent, Featured on Podcast

    UFE’s Resource Mobilization Director, Sara Sargent, was featured on The Development Debrief, a podcast hosted by Kathryn Van Sickle.

    Sara shares her family’s story with wealth and explains how it influences her roles as a donor and a fundraiser.

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    North Carolina One-Day Workshop

    In early September we held a one-day workshop on the intersections of wages, wealth, and immigration during this global pandemic.

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    New Retreat Center Opens in Durham, NC

    We have exciting news to share!

    After six years of advocating for livable wages, fighting to close the racial wealth divide, and training new organizers in the use of popular education for social change in North Carolina, we are planting even deeper roots in this state.

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    ANNOUNCING our new Infographic! // ¡ANUNCIANDO nuestra nueva infografía!

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    UFE is excited to announce the release of our "Color of Wealth 2021" infographic!

    We are excited to release this infographic about the racial wealth divide. This project topic was chosen to commemorate the 15th anniversary of "The Color of Wealth," a book written in collaboration with UFE in 2006.

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