Federal agencies have the opportunity to advance racial equity and narrow the racial wealth gap through executive actions.
Half of young adults have earned a college degree, yet large and persistent racial equity gaps remain.
Closing the racial wealth gap is a generational challenge that requires new yet doable policies.
Policymakers must closely examine economic data on the experiences of AAPI women, before and during the coronavirus pandemic, in order to surface key barriers and shed light on effective policy solutions.
Congress must not miss the opportunity to improve children’s lives and reduce economic and racial inequality.
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.
Congress should invest $1 billion in Hispanic-serving institutions to improve racial equity and payoff for a fast-growing population.
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.
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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the fact that the Black-white unemployment gap persists due to structural racism.
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.
Less wealth makes it more difficult for African American parents to get reliable access to the internet and devices for remote learning.