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Discussing Race and Inequality in the Classroom: COVID’s Impact on Economic Well-being

June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm EDT

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How does racial inequality impact economic mobility and opportunity and the economy as a whole? Industry experts and well-known researchers and economists will share their views on COVID-19’s impact on economic well-being, with a special emphasis on how the pandemic has affected minority communities. There is no cost to attend, but please register no later than 9 a.m. the day of the event, June 30.

Event details

The keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on the factors driving wealth disparities among different racial groups, and possible solutions. Teachers, students and professors are welcome to attend as we address income disparity, financial service inequity, generational wealth gaps, and more.

A video recording of the event will be available afterward. 


Jeff Larrimore

Jeff Larrimore
Consumer and Community Development Research
Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Juliana Menasce Horowitz

Juliana Menasce Horowitz
Associate director of research
Pew Research Center

Indivar Dutta-Gupta

Indivar Dutta-Gupta
Co-executive director
Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality
Georgetown Law

Mary Suiter

Mary Suiter
Assistant vice president and Economic Education officer
St. Louis Fed

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