VIDEO FORUM: Black Economic Prosperity for our Region



VIDEO FORUM: Black Economic Prosperity for our Region

The median household income of Black families in our region is barely half that of white families and less than all other races. Access to capital, quality education and healthcare create additional challenges that dampen an already bleak economic outlook for Black Americans. (Read more: The Invisible Knees A call to action) Watch this forum dedicated to exploring the work needed to advance Black economic prosperity for our region.

Moderator:
JR Lilly, East Portland Action Plan Advocate, City of Portland

Panelists:
Kali Ladd, Executive Director, KairosPDX
Michelle DePass, President & CEO, Meyer Memorial Trust
Mari Watanabe, Executive Director, Partners in Diversity
Alando Simpson, CEO, COR. & Executive Board Member, Portland Business Alliance

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