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Sunday, November 17 • 12:50pm - 1:50pm
Building a Solidarity Economy: Tackling the Racial Wealth Gap

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The median net worth of a White family in Boston is $247K, while that of a Black, US-born family is $8 (Federal Reserve). We will learn more about the origins of the racial wealth gap and introduce ways to support the Boston Ujima Project in building a more democratic and equitable economy.

Speakers
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Simona Lang

Simona Lang has been the Social Justice Chair of Kavod for three years, supporting several teams and leading the communal vision of justice work. She works full-time as an infectious disease epidemiologist at the MA Department of Public Health.
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Sarah Langer

Sarah has been a leader in the Kavod community for several years, from serving as the Board President to leading the social justice work. After teaching high school math and coaching new math teachers in Boston for 11 years, she is now teaching math at the Jewish Community Day School... Read More →
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Ben Weilerstein

Ben Weilerstein is a JOIN for Justice alum who has spent several years organizing in the climate, labor, and immigrant justice movements.


Sunday November 17, 2019 12:50pm - 1:50pm
M-08a 384 Harvard Campus