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The economic instability men and women face is profoundly influenced by racial economic inequality. This snapshot will briefly review the socio-economic differences between men and women and highlight how those differences intersect with racial and ethnic disparities in the United States.
Co-founded in 2019 by Mike and Emily Green, a biracial couple living in southern Oregon, Common Ground Conversations on Race in America (CGC) began as a workshop for parents and teachers on “How to Talk to Kids About Race in America.” Emily’s background in social work and her experience in managing wraparound services for at-risk families, coupled with Mike’s unique lens as a cultural economist and national consultant on Inclusive Competitiveness® strategies, laid the foundation for a first-of-its-kind approach to informing, educating and equipping leaders across industry sectors who engage the public and grapple with issues of race. The CGC journey began with a series of inquiries to Emily regarding the home school training of their two young boys on issues of race.
In 2004, David McGee set out with a vision to help Black families own a home. The former banker and financial consultant launched Build Wealth MN, a nonprofit organization dedicated to doing just that. Eighteen years, and over 3,000 homes and families later, he is just getting started.
It seems like with every passing day, there is a new calamity that is dominating the headlines. Rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine have reached a precipice, with Russian forces invading Ukraine.
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