Currently black women must work until August of the following year to achieve the same amount of income that white males average in a year (December 31st of the previous year). We must close the wage gap so that black women can provide for their families. When black women do well the world does well. The Delaware Chapter works to provide educational programming for black women that gives them the tools and encouragement to achieve financially.
OUR SIGNATURE EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE:
“My Sister’s Keeper – Financial Literacy Boot Camp Five Empowerment Initiatives”:
1. Workforce Development
2. Equal Pay for Equal Work
3. Affordable Housing
4. Home Ownership
My Sister’s Keeper / Financial Literacy Boot Camp not only provides Basic Money Management: Investing in the Future, Hands on Banking, Real Estate Today and Wealth & Estate Planning Strategies via the:
1. Support and advocate for pay equity for Black women including increasing livable wage, job readiness and employment marketability.
2. Identify and advocate for increased financial and technical education for entrepreneurship for Black women and girls.
3. Advocate to support FHA policies that support increased home ownership for black women.
4. Support, Identify and Advocate for financial literacy and empowerment opportunities including: