ToolKit: How housing can shrink the racial wealth gap

Angela Davis hosted “In Focus: How housing can shrink the racial wealth gap,” a virtual discussion that tackles the racial wealth gap in Minnesota with panelists from across the state.

Kim Smith-Moore, senior director of homeownership programs at MN Homeownership Center, LeAnn Littlewolf, economic development director at American Indian Community Housing Organization (AICHO) and Karla Benson Rutten, executive director of the Jeremiah Program’s St. Paul campus discussed building wealth, credit scores and nonpayment assistance programs.

Here are some resources to help you navigate the racial wealth gap and home ownership in Minnesota:

Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Minnesota Homeownership Center

American Indian Community Housing Organization

Jeremiah Program

Other Resources:

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