Economic Resources for State Leaders

Economic Resources

The NAACP Economic Department provides economic education resources, which includes curriculum, toolkits, PowerPoint presentations and resource guides around wealth inequality & asset building, credit rehabilitation, financial planning and mortgage assistance and foreclosure recovery.

CARES Act Fact Sheets & FAQs


Economic Empowerment Recaps

In the Economic Department’s ongoing effort to provide financial empowerment education, we encourage you to watch the previously recorded training sessions to learn more from NAACP partners, leadership, and other economically focused organizations.

Black Workers During the Pandemic - NAACP Economic Opportunity WebinarBlack Workers During the PandemicJune 30, 2020

Dr. Valerie Wilson, Director, Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy at the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) discusses her recently released report, “Black Workers Face Two of the Most Lethal Preexisting Conditions for Coronavirus—Racism and Economic Inequality.” Watch here.


Finding Justice with Data Privacy - NAACP Economic Opportunity WebinarFinding Justice with Data PrivacyJune 9, 2020

During a pivotal time of protest and a pandemic, Angela Benton, CEO and Founder of Streamlytics, discussed the importance of data collection and privacy, and it’s economic outlook. Watch here.



Navigating Economy in Turmoil - NAACP Economic Opportunity WebinarNavigating the Economy in TurmoilMay 26, 2020

Dr. William Spriggs, Chief Economist at the AFL-CIO and Economics Professor at Howard University, discussed long term implications of COVID which included data on the economy, wage gaps, and racial disparities. Watch here.


Housing in the Era of COVID-19 - NAACP Economic Opportunity WebinarHousing in the Era of COVID-19May 19, 2020

A conversation about Fair Housing during COVID-19 led by Stella Adams, CEO of S J Adams Consulting, Antoine Thompson, Executive Director of NAREB, and Latisha Carlisle, Vice President of Housing Programs of NID-Housing Counseling Agency. Watch here.