January 26, 2011- CSI’s executive director, Maya Wiley, appeared on GRITtv with Laura Flanders along with Richard Wolff to discuss the idea of American exceptionalism in 2011—its history, hard truths currently not acknowledged in the debate, reference in Obama’s State of the Union address, and changes that will solve existing problems.
May 27, 2010- Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion speaks on GRITv with Laura Flanders discuss the ongoing issues of race politics in the country, from Arizona to D.C., and explain that we really need an honest conversation about these issues now, not electioneering.
December 9, 2009—Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion speaks on GRITtv with Laura Flanders explains that we’ll never have a truly strong economy without using the skills of every person as best we can.
August 20, 2009—Maya Wiley of the Center for Social Inclusion speaks with Alan Jenkins of The Opportunity Agenda on MSNBC Live about the continued needs and disparities in New Orleans, particularly in health care, four years after Hurricane Katrina. The situation offers an excellent example of how stimulus dollars are critical for expanding opportunity.
March 17, 2009-Maya Wiley from the Center for Social Inclusion speaks on Democracy Now on finds that communities of color continue to be disproportionately deprived of infrastructure spending, job creation and other key government services. Also introduces the report “One Region: Promoting Prosperity Across Race.”