Could ‘baby bonds’ close Wisconsin’s racial wealth gap?
August 17th, 2021
19 mins 11 secs
About this Episode
A program of Wisconsin's Ho-Chunk Nation grants members large sums of money upon reaching adulthood — often allowing young adults to get a leg up in their financial lives. Similar programs, known as "baby bonds," have been floated in recent years as a possible solution to racial wealth gaps. Could it work?
Reporting by Ben Baker and Zhen Wang. Originally published August 5, 2021.Support Wisconsin Watch