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Asset Building

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 3: Policy Options

Current Field of Asset-Building: Policy Options Read more

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 2: A Brief History

Historical Overview: The Past 20 Years of Asset-Building. Read more

Mend the Gap!: Asset Building Lesson 1: Introduction

 

Welcome to the first lesson of Mend the Gap! an introduction to asset-building.

In 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.

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