Economic Inequity Archives

U.S. Bank provides update on commitment to addressing economic inequities

July 15, 2021

On June 5, 2020, in the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis, U.S. Bank announced several initiatives to address social and economic inequities, including a $116 million investment to help close the 10:1 racial wealth gap, which affects all U.S. households and creates a 4-6 percent drag on the GDP.* U.S. Bank recently shared… [Read More]

Social justice issues in America: Racial profiling and economic inequity

January 7, 2021

As we begin a new year, this column will turn its focus to social justice issues in America as it is recognized there are still some very serious social justice issues that must be addressed. Social justice issues can range from issues involving one’s race to inequality in education, healthcare and economic injustice, etc. Since… [Read More]