Welcome to the first lesson of Mend the Gap! an introduction to asset-building.
this lesson, learn about why asset-building is critical to closing not
only the wealth gap but also the racial wealth gap in the United States. You
will also learn about the nine effects of asset-building on breaking the cycle
of poverty. Further, Dr. Trina Shanks discusses “how wealth shapes opportunity
for children” especially for children of color in this lesson.