Economic Sustainability

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Current Hot Topics/Issues:  Credit, Entrepreneurship, Financial planning

 

Economic Sustainability Department led by Marvin Owens – mowens@naacpnet.org

The NAACP Economic Department recognizes the importance of the economy and economic issues in advancing an equal opportunity society and aims to address the challenging economic realities facing our country including poverty, lack of jobs and disproportionate high unemployment, lack of affordable housing, foreclosures, etc. The NAACP Economic Department’s work enhances the capacity of African Americans and other underserved groups through financial economic education; individual and community asset building initiatives; diversity and inclusion in business hiring, career advancement and procurement; and monitoring financial banking practices.

NAACP Economic Sustainability Initiatives (click to learn more):