Yes, women today earn less than men, but according to a recent SoFi study, they’re also investing their earnings less—which means they’re missing out on the opportunity to grow their wealth on a much larger scale.
Through a six-month process of deep learning convened by the Boston Fed and facilitated by external consultant Cynthia Silva Parker, senior associate at the Interaction Institute for Social Change, the working group studied the root causes of racial wealth inequalities, prioritized possible solutions, and created a shared agenda.
This report by Equity in the Center and ProInspire identifies the personal beliefs and behaviors, cultural characteristics, operational tactics, and practices that accelerate measurable progress toward race equity. It offers a roadmap for making racial equity a core focus for organizations working for positive social change.
Report commissioned by Hyams Foundation and conducted by The MassINC Polling Group polled Asian, Black, Latino and white voters in Boston in Nov 2017 on a range of issues including education, criminal justice, race relations, and economic opportunity. This comprehensive, first-of-its kind report shows policy priorities for people of color in Boston.