Racial Wealth Divide in South Bend

The racial wealth divide is broad and deep in thousands of communities across the United States. This issue of wealth inequality has a multitude of ramifications for communities and families. In South Bend, Indiana, the racial wealth divide is a challenge to economic development and symptomatic of a city dealing with the after-effects of the deindustrialization of the Midwest. The Racial Wealth Divide Initiative at Prosperity Now developed this profile in partnership with the City of South Bend to better understand how racial economic inequality affects South Bend. It is designed to be a step forward in advancing and strengthening resources for the people of South Bend.

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