State of the Dream 2013

State of the Dream 2013: A Long Way From Home

UFE's tenth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day report shows that the racial wealth divide remains and tells the story of how the Great Recession took a greater economic toll on Black and Latino families than on White families.

Housing continues to be a driving force in the hemmorhaging of wealth in communities of color. This report examines the link between housing and asset-building policies and the impacts of those policies on persistent racial inequities.


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If you are a member of the media or a blogger on social and economic issues and would like to schedule an interview with a co-author or partnering spokesperson, please contact Maz Ali, [email protected], 617-423-2148 x101.


4/25/2013    Charlotte Post (NNPA) Financial Aid Cuts Limits College Access
4/16/2013    Sacramento Observer (NNPA) Blacks Less Prepared for Next Financial Crisis
2/17/2013    Kansas City Star A Facet of Black History That Needs to Change
1/31/2013    Florida Courier Until Housing is a Right, Blacks Will Live Marginalized Lives
1/30/2013    North Dallas Gazette (syndicated by NNPA) Blacks Bear Brunt of Great Recession Wealth Loss
1/25/2013    WMBR, "What's Left?" 
Interview with UFE's Tim Sullivan & Maz Ali
1/24/2013    Boston Neighborhood Network VIDEO: Chris Lovett interviews Tim Sullivan and Maz Ali on Neighborhood Network News
(scroll to 21:05 for this segment)
1/21/2013    Between the Lines 
Interview with UFE's Tim Sullivan
1/22/2013    Final Call 

The Great Economic Divide Remains

1/21/2013    Common Dreams 

For Most Minorities, King's Dream of Economic Justice a 'Long Way from Home'

1/21/2013    CBS News 12 (South Florida) Get Ready To Pay Even More For Groceries