Income inequality in DC was growing even before the pandemic. This inequality is highly racialized—white household income in DC was more than three times the Black median income. https://www.businessinsider.com/us-economy-outlook-divided-recession-jobs-inflation-buying-less-luxury-2022-8
WIN is organizing to stop displacement & build Black Wealth. Historically U.S. policies of redlining & systemically racist policies have disadvantaged homeownership for people of color. All residents who grew up in DC & serve our District should be able to afford a home here.
Our Sunday Read: “We also know both the adverse health impacts and the burden of removing lead pipes fall hardest on Black and Brown residents in the District of Columbia. [Streamlining] lead line removal is a racial justice issue,” https://bit.ly/3vFqTis