The State of Race returns to the GBH Studio at the Boston Public Library.
Homeownership is the single most powerful strategy for closing the racial and ethnic wealth divide. Yet, with homelessness rising among Latinos in Greater Boston and Massachusetts, the gap in a living wage and the high-cost of housing, the dream of owning a home is nearing impossible. This forum will dive into the barriers Latinos face to achieving equal opportunities and living standards and define homeownership as the single most powerful strategy for closing the racial and ethnic wealth divide.
* Vanessa Calderón-Rosado, CEO of Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
* Dan Rivera, President and CEO of MassDevelopment
* Lorna Rivera - Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at UMass Boston
This event is moderated by Jorge Quiroga (above), former reporter and moderator for WCVB-TV Channel 5 Boston.