Report: Vast Wealth Gap Between White & Non-White in Boston Must Be Addressed

Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Fact She3t (blog)

The cumulative consequences of a lack of net worth exacerbate the enormous racial divide in wealth in Boston. The staggering disparities identified in this analysis should urge us to find policies that can help narrow the wealth divide by: providing opportunities for asset development; ensuring fair access to housing, credit, and financial services; ensuring equal opportunity to good-paying jobs regardless of race or ethnicity; strengthening retirement incomes; promoting access to education without overburdening individuals with debt; and providing access to healthcare while helping minimize medical debt.