Senior Vice President, Rights and Justice
The Biden administration should improve policies around admissions, financial aid, and housing to ensure that people with criminal records have fair opportunities to pursue a college education.
The Biden administration can further advance its key priorities by restoring federal leadership on access to justice issues.
Florida leaders must address environmental racism through the creation of a Florida Future Fund that will build just, equitable, and healthy communities.
15 million children live in households with a worker making less than $15 an hour. Raising the minimum wage will help support them and their families.
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.
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.
The past five years of public college enrollment trends show an overall decline in undergraduate enrollment; but there are distinct differences across student populations.
The United States must rethink how it invests in rural communities.
As cities reevaluate the role of policing, the bipartisan Justice Reinvestment Initiative offers lessons for cities on prioritizing meaningful investments in community-driven safety.
Without clear, consistent action from policymakers, people and businesses will not have enough confidence to return to their jobs and daily activities in the wake of COVID-19.