Registration for this event is closed.
|Date:||Monday, Sept. 10, 2018|
|Time:||Reception: 6 p.m. (Light fare will be served.)
Program: 6:30‑8 p.m.
|Location:||Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
200 N. Main St.
Memphis, Tenn. 38103 (map it)
There is progress toward narrowing the gaps between African-American and Hispanic families and white families in income, wealth and areas such as homeownership and health, according to the Center for Household Financial Stability's recently released 2018 Demographics of Wealth series.
However, large gaps remain, and several trends reported by the experts at the center at the St. Louis Fed are not as encouraging. Black and Hispanic college graduates were hit hard by the financial crisis and Great Recession and their subsequent financial recovery remains incomplete.
Economists will discuss trends and document the heightened difficulty black families have in passing on middle-class status to their children—especially their sons. Local and national experts will interpret the data in light of their own observations and experiences.
A panel discussion and audience Q&A will complete the session. Moderated by Sam O'Bryant, senior director at SchoolSeed Foundation, the panel will include:
The event is open on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required and will close Sept. 5 or as soon as all seats are filled.
Questions? Contact Joann Harris at Joann.Harris@stls.frb.org or 901-531-5101.
This presentation is part of the St. Louis Fed's evening discussion series, called Dialogue with the Fed: Beyond Today’s Financial Headlines. View previous presentations at this site.