Building Black Wealth

When:
October 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
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2020-10-30T12:45:00-05:00
Where:
Virtual
Cost:
Free

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Building Black Wealth: Why Financial Inclusion Matters

Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM Central

Moderated by: Alexandria Cummings, Director of Financial Inclusion, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Speakers:

  • Tosh Ernest, Head of Wealth, Advancing Black Pathways, JPMorgan Chase
  • Robert Johnson, Chief of Economic Inclusion & General Counsel, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Topics:

  • Understanding the racial wealth gap in the Black community
  • Solutions for closing the racial wealth gap in the Black community

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Building Black Wealth: Addressing Unemployment through Workforce Innovation

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM Central

Topics:

  • Addressing the African American unemployment rate (currently 50% of adult African Americans are unemployed)
  • Strategies to rebound and get communities back to work

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Building Black Wealth: Home Ownership and Homelessness Prevention

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM Central

Topics:

  • Homebuying as a tool for Black Wealth building and preservation
  • Solutions for communities facing foreclosure, eviction, and the risk of homelessness

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Building Black Wealth: Entrepreneurship Amidst Covid-19

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 12:45 PM Central

Topics:

  • Understanding the impact of the current pandemic on black businesses
  • Analyzing how social unrest has negatively affected many black small businesses
  • Solutions so the pandemic does not further erode black wealth
  • Ways to access capital for business owners

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