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A Blueprint for Revamping the Minority Business Development Agency Report

A Blueprint for Revamping the Minority Business Development Agency

The Minority Business Development Agency has tremendous potential to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity in Black communities.

Connor Maxwell, Darrick Hamilton, Andre M. Perry, 1 More Danyelle Solomon

Why Pay Data Matter in the Fight for Equal Pay Report
 (A woman with two young children crosses a street in New York City, August 2013.)

Why Pay Data Matter in the Fight for Equal Pay

Ensuring comprehensive pay data collection is essential to combating gender-based pay discrimination and securing equal pay for all women.

Jocelyn Frye

Building Workers’ Wealth in Cities and States Report
A worker assembles cars at the newly renovated Ford's Assembly Plant in Chicago in June 2019. (Getty/Jim Young)

Building Workers’ Wealth in Cities and States

City and state policymakers across ideological divides can help raise standards for workers and boost sustainable economic growth by supporting employee ownership and broad-based profit-sharing.

Karla Walter

Graduate School Debt Report
A woman receives her masters degree hood during her university's fall commencement in San Jose, California, on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. (Getty/Randy Vazquez)

Graduate School Debt

Policymakers cannot keep looking past the 40 percent of federal student loans that are used for graduate studies each year.

Ben Miller

Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity Report
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 21:  A job seeker fills out an application during a career fair at the Southeast Community Facility Commission on May 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Job seekers came out in force looking for employment from nearly 40 employers at the second annual job and career fair in San Francisco's Bayview district. California's unemployment fell to 7.8 percent in April, down from 9.1 percent in April of 2013. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity

Eliminating racial disparities in economic well-being requires long-term, targeted interventions to expand access to opportunity for people of color.

Danyelle Solomon, Connor Maxwell, Abril Castro

Trade and Race Report
 (United Auto Workers members hold a prayer vigil at the General Motors plant in Warren, Michigan, where almost 300 workers will be laid off, February 2019.)

Trade and Race

Lawmakers should center black communities when considering the fall of manufacturing and the role of trade policy in mitigating negative employment effects.

Daniella Zessoules

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