Economic Equity

Economic Equity works to overcome the lingering effects of redlining, help communities of color build wealth, and ensure that our financial system works for all.

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Guidance for Fed: What Would Alan Do?

Former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan helped dampen a potentially massive financial confidence crisis in 1998. His most daring act is one the Fed should emulate during this foreclosure crisis. Mr. Greenspan, with the assistance of the Federal Reserve…
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Groups Protest Countrywide Actions

Those at the San Diego event urge more help for mortgage borrowers at risk of foreclosure. From the Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Consumer advocates, minority groups and homeowners — some chanting “Save our homes, fix our loans!” — staged…
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Fed Shrugged as Subprime Crisis Spread

nytimes.com By EDMUND L. ANDREWS WASHINGTON — Until the boom in subprime mortgages turned into a national nightmare this summer, the few people who tried to warn federal banking officials might as well have been talking to themselves. Peter DaSilva…
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