August 19, 2022
LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2016) — On March 10th, an important new report titled The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles will be released by Duke UniversityThe New SchoolUCLA, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.

The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles details major disparities in wealth accumulation across racial and ethnic groups in Los Angeles and features, for the first time, detailed wealth breakdowns for U.S. born Blacks, Blacks who are recent immigrants from Africa, Mexicans, other Latinos, Asian Indians, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Statistical Area. The report’s analysis utilizes new data from the National Asset Scorecard and Communities of Color (NASCC) Survey.

Media representatives are invited to join us on March 10th for high-level findings from the authors of the report, as well as reflections from local leaders and opportunities for building wealth among communities of color in Los Angeles. Printed copies of the report will also be made available at the event.

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EVENT: The Color of Wealth in Los Angeles
DATE: Thursday, March 10
TIME: 10 AM – 2 PM PST
LOCATION: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
950 S Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA, 90015

GENERAL ADMISSION IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY.
MEDIA RSVP REQUIRED FOR SECURITY CLEARANCE: 

Press are required to register by close of business on March 8th to guarantee security clearance. A government issued ID is required for entrance into the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Click here to RSVP.
FEATURED SPEAKERS

William “Sandy” Darity @SandyDarity
Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, Duke University

Melany De La Cruz-Viesca @MelanyDeLaCruz4 
Asian American Studies Center, UCLA

Darrick Hamilton @DarrickHamilton
Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, and the Department of Economics, The New School

Lisa Hasegawa @lisacapacd
National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development

Andrea Luqeutta @CalReinvest
California Reinvestment Coalition

Anne Price @racialwealthgap
Insight Center for Community Economic Development

Maggie Cervantes @NewEco4Women
New Economics for Women

Rick Kim @KYCCLA
Koreatown Youth & Community Center

Kerry Situ @cscla_info
Chinatown Service Center

Kilolo Kijakazi @kkijakazi
Urban Institute

Antionette Dozier @Western_Center
Western Center on Law and Poverty

Laura Choi @LauraChoi23
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

 
 
 
NEW! By UCLA AASC Press

AAPI Nexus Journal
Special Issue on Wealth Inequality and AAPIs

Volume 13 Issue 1-2
Fall 2015

338 pages

Senior Editor: Paul M. Ong

Guest-Editors: C. Aujean Lee (UCLA) and

Lisa Hasegawa (CAPACD)

Now available for purchase.

UPCOMING WINTER QUARTER EVENTS & DEADLINES

Deadline | UCLA AASC Academic Prizes Applications (March 4)
Briefing | Color of Wealth in LA Report Launch Event(Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Los Angeles Branch, March 10)
Workshop | Behind the Book: Death Beyond Disavowal with Grace Hong (UCLA, March 11)
Forum | The Suyama Project (Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington, March 12)
Screening | EthnoCommunications Winter Student Film Screening (UCLA, March 16)

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