Economic Opportunity & Asset Building
This infographic illustrates the varying pathways for immigrants and refugees and the policies and barriers that impact their opportunity.
A recent visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had determined, but the message bears repeating: Rural Minnesota needs immigrants to work and live here.
This briefing will address how grantmakers can boost economic prosperity for low- and middle-income immigrants and refugees—and native-born residents alike—by reducing barriers to building wealth.
Innovations in Financial Capability: Culturally Response & Multigenerational Wealth Building Practices in Asian Pacific Islander (API) Communities
This collaborative report features a survey of financial capability work of over 40 AAPI-serving organizations.
This webinar will share key findings from research commissioned by AFN and GCIR, and participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts from the field who will share lessons and best practices emerging from their work at this critical intersection.
This article explores the reasons for earning inequalities among farmworkers. Using national data from the US Department of Labor’s National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), we detail and examine differences in earnings among farmworkers based on certain characteristics identified in prior literature.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Report
This 16-page playbook considers both the “why” and the “how” of building more welcoming local economies, including strategies and best practices.
This 68-page case study demonstrates how one organization worked closely with its members and partners to build wealth in Native Hawaiian communities through financial capability programming.
Florida has one of the hottest economies in the nation—and immigrants and refugees are big players in the state’s success. Cities and towns across the Sunshine State have benefitted from newcomers’ outsized role in starting businesses.