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Webinar: Unpacking the Black Wealth Gap

Updated: Feb 20, 2022

You’re invited to a free webinar hosted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Financial Education Exchange (CFPB FinEx). Through CFPB FinEx, the CFPB offers free publications, tools, and resources to help you work with people in your community who have money questions.

Unpacking the Black wealth gap Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET

This is a follow-up to a webinar presented in February 2021. The video recording of last year’s webinar is available on demand and this webinar will provide new information.

In the presentation, you will learn about historical institutionalized credit discrimination practices in America that have caused decades of economic challenges for Black communities and households. Redlining, appraisal bias, and credit discrimination are among the factors that continue to have a negative impact on Black wealth and closing the racial wealth gap. Dr. Charles Nier, senior counsel in the Office of Supervision Policy at the CFPB, will join us again this year to present more information on his research into the racial wealth gap. Desmond Brown, assistant director in CFPB’s Office of Consumer Education, will speak about CFPB’s initiatives that relate to credit discrimination.

To join the webinar, please follow the instructions below:

CFPB FinEx Webinar: Unpacking the Black wealth gap Thursday, Feb 3, 2022 2:00 pm | (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Event number: 2763 154 3748

Audio Only:

+1-404-397-1590 US Toll

Access code: 276 315 43748

After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the event. If you already registered for this event, you do not need to register again.

Privacy Act Statement 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(3)

The information you provide to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“Bureau”) will be used to register you for events sponsored by the Bureau and to keep you updated on our work. The Bureau may collect personally identifiable information (PII) such as your name, email address, company, and information about any necessary accommodations. Information collected will be treated in accordance with the System of Records Notice (“SORN”), CFPB.013 External Contact Database, 77 FR 59386. Although the CFPB does not anticipate further disclosing the information provided, it may be disclosed as indicated in the Routine Uses described in the SORN. Direct identifying information will only be used by the CFPB to facilitate the registration process will be kept private except as required by law. This collection of information is authorized by Public Law 111-203, Title X, sections 1011, 1012, 1021, codified at 12 U.S.C. 5491, 5492, 5511.

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Thank you,

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


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