"Enjoyed the webinar immensely. There was real understanding of the economic gap and a concrete solution offered."
"I felt empowered and eager to learn more and do more as well as
to educate others on economic equity."
"I was able to hear useful information and perspectives on the economic disparities facing individuals in NY state, and was able to begin reimagining what a more just and equitable NY state could look like."
Nearly one in five New Yorkers, a majority of whom are from communities of color or immigrant backgrounds, are living in poverty. Nearly 40% are unable to afford basic household needs for themselves or their family. These disparities are not new, but rather the result of purposeful and systemic economic exclusion for generations of Black and brown communities. How did we get here and how do we begin to address these deep, historic economic disparities across our city?
On October 1, from 9:30-10:30 AM, we will discuss how to achieve economic equity in our city. Join FPWA’s CEO and Executive Director, Jennifer Jones Austin, in conversation with:
Registration is required.
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