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The Color of Elsewhere: Identity and Wealth in Rural America

Stefani Cox, former HAC Research Associate, posted an article about rural planning and development in the Berkely Planning Journal.

Most of us have heard of the growing racial wealth gap and the statistics that show how white America continues to diverge from households of color when it comes to building assets, particularly in the form of quality homeownership. While we may tend to think about this disparity in the context of urban and suburban environments, it is crucial to also relate the issue to the households that live on the other 90% of the U.S. landmass, known as rural and small town America.

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