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Chamber of Commerce tackles wealth gap
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Chamber of Commerce tackles wealth gap
On Friday, as part of a campaign to revisit the research, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce brought together a group of panelists, including AJ Barkley, head of neighborhood and community lending for Bank of America; Chrystal Kornegay, executive director of MassHousing; and John Smith, executive director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative. During the hour-long panel, the group discussed how to bridge the racial wealth gap and advised residents of color how to take advantage of available resources.
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Record inflation shrinks housing affordability, worsens racial wealth gaps
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the nation’s consumer price index  (CPI) at the end of May was the largest since December 1981, more than 40 years ago.
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News
COVID’s effects worsen America’s racial wealth gap
As the global pandemic continues to take lives and infect multiple generations, virtually every dimension of life is challenged. And people with the fewest financial resources before COVID-19 are being challenged more than ever. 
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Boston’s chief of equity holds conversation on closing Boston’s wealth gap
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Boston’s chief of equity holds conversation on closing Boston’s wealth gap
In one of her first events as the city’s chief of equity, Karilyn Crockett led a discussion Aug. 27 on the wealth gap with the Boston Women’s Workforce Council (BWWC) and the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement, examining pay equity along race and gender lines.
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