It is likely that the ongoing financial and economic crisis has left a lasting, negative impact financial stability of many of Chicago’s most vulnerable populations, including communities of color. Credit scores, bankruptcy filings, and other issues have become increasingly important to long-term financial stability because they directly impact access not only to credit, but also access to basic banking and even employment.
“Beyond Foreclosures: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity” will explore how the economic and foreclosure crisis has changed the landscape of access to financial services, and in particular, how it has affected credit scores and bankruptcy rates in communities of color.
“Beyond Foreclosures: The Impact of the Financial Crisis on the Wealth Gap and Economic Opportunity”
Thursday, June 3
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
230 S. LaSalle St.
Registration is required to pass through security at the Chicago Federal Reserve. To register, please contact Beverly Berryhill at 312-368-0310 or firstname.lastname@example.org.