This webinar will provide a brief explanation of credit scores and reports, and will discuss controversial uses such as insurance and employment. It will review studies showing racial disparities in credit scores and analyze how the credit reporting system contributes to the economic divide for African Americans and Latinos.

This webinar is part of a series on “Rebuilding Wealth and Economic Opportunity in Communities of Color” sponsored by NCLCs initiative on Racial Justice & Equal Economic Opportunity. Visit: