Women—particularly women of color—continue to make noteworthy gains at all levels of government, but bold policies and structural changes are still needed to reach gender parity in U.S. politics.
Truth and Reconciliation
Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and Segregation
A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.
The November 3 results for Proposition 16 underscore the need for a clear message, adequate time and resources, and voter persuasion.
With the rural-urban divide in the headlines, it is time to address long-standing inequities by building a more comprehensive equity analysis.
With a new administration set to lead the U.S. federal government, and in the midst of a pandemic that has exposed the many layers of racial inequality in this country, it is time to finally put infrastructure in place to achieve equity for Black Americans and communities of color.
As tensions rise ahead of the upcoming election, the 116th Congress can and should act now to confront the surge in violent white supremacy across the country.
Hardships disproportionately faced by communities of color are being exacerbated by the pandemic and require an equitable recovery that reconciles past harms while also providing solutions for current and future challenges.
Public sector jobs have long provided economic security for Black families and communities and reduced the racial wealth gap, but current policy failures threaten that legacy.
Now is not the time to rush through a Supreme Court nominee who is likely to dismantle the ACA; instead, it is time to do more to protect Americans—especially people of color.
Structural forces in the United States prevent Latinos from achieving the same employment outcomes as their non-Hispanic white counterparts, and policymakers can no longer ignore the equity gaps.
Expanding the responsibilities of the U.S. Postal Service to include postal banking would ensure that low-income communities and communities of color across the country have access to an essential service.
The U.S. government has long been a catalyst for innovation through federal funding and support, but it needs to be more inclusive of Black researchers and inventors.
In hyperpartisan times, winning elections is all about showing up for voters and getting out the vote. Women are showing how it’s done.
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.
In its next COVID-19 relief package, Congress must include specific environmental justice provisions to ensure equitable access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation services.