Economic Opportunity

Economic Opportunity


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Blog Posts

Spring Edition of The Angle: 21st Century Movement for Economic Justice

The Spring edition of The Angle: 21st Century Movement for Economic Justice has been released. The Angle is a quarterly publication that provides an overview of the National Economic Department’s and NAACP units' work around key economic justice issues. It is distributed to all 1,200 NAACP units and to all of our partners.


The Opportunity & Diversity Report Card: The Healthcare Industry is the third in a series of NAACP’s economic report cards on corporate diversity and inclusion. With the healthcare industry being one of the fastest growing sectors in the country, it is important to highlight opportunities in the industry and where we can strengthen people of color’s full participation.

Call for Gateway to Leadership Applications Begins Oct 1st

Gateway to Leadership is an eight week paid summer internship program, sponsored by the NAACP, United Negro College Fund and Money Management Institute, for junior undergraduates attending HBCU’s. Interns are placed at the leading finance and investment companies in the nation.

NAACP Econ Continues to Promote Diversity in Financial Sector

As part of our ongoing efforts to promote diversity in the workforce, NAACP Econ participated in a two-day summit with the Greenlining Institute and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.