Unknown Government Offices Key to Financial Recovery

HandsThis Huffington Post article by Preeti Vissa with the Greenlight Institute highlights how some lesser-known federal agencies are working to make sure all Americans, including communities of color, can participate in the economic recovery. To do that effectively, Vissa argues, it’s important that the leadership of these agencies themselves be diverse. Here’s an excerpt:

To do their job properly, financial regulators — the people in charge of securing our economic future — must understand how their policies affect these communities. And that’s why we desperately need people of color in these positions — people who have lived and breathed how financial policies and institutions impact their communities.

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