Over the past decade, Jeff Cruz has worked has worked on campaigns in more than a dozen states and has served as a policy advisor to Members of Congress and as an associate director in the White House.

Published in Social Insurance
Monday, 12 December 2011 11:37

Leticia Miranda, National Council of La Raza

Leticia Miranda is the associate director of the Economic and Employment Policy Project at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.  The Economic and Employment Policy Project provides NCLR’s perspective on employment, energy, retirement, and poverty policy at the federal level.

Published in Race/Ethnicity

Representative Melvin Watt of North Carolina explains why social security is important for African Americans and why public policy and programs that address economic disparity and income security are vital to economic health.

Published in Social Insurance

Meizhu Lui, Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative - Insight Center, discusses closing the racial wealth gap, income security and economic health and security among people of color at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.  Wrap Up and Closing Remarks.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:04

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 5

Dr. William Spriggs, Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor, discusses the importance of homeownership, income security and social insurance reform for women and people of color.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 16:01

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 4

Doua Thor, Executive Director of the South East Asia Resource Action Center, speaks about wealth, poverty and income security at the Color of Wealth Policy Summit.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:58

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 3

Lisa Hasegawa of CAPACD discusses the racial wealth gap, homeownership and the effects of the foreclosure crisis at the Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:56

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 2

Eric Rodriguez of the National Council of La Raza speaks about the racial income gap, job security and homeownership in Latino communities at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:50

Age, Wisdom, and Economic Security, Part 1

Panel discussion of the racial wealth gap and the actions that can be taken to promote jobs and income security.

Thursday, 07 April 2011 15:39

Job Creation and the Income Gap, Q & A 2

Part 2: Panel discussion moderated by Dr. Margaret Simms on the income gap economic security and job creation at the 2011 Color of Wealth Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.

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