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Addressing continued unemployment for black workers and other workers of color is critical to families, employers, and the U.S. economy as a whole. The question is: how do we most effectively do that?
Cross-posted from Next City
After the announcement by Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito that New York City would be extending a universal right to legal services for low-income tenants facing eviction, many of the city’s housing advocates rejoiced.
The video below illustrates the spirit conveyed in the article, "The Curb-Cut Effect", by our CEO Angela Glover Blackwell, published in the Winter edition of The Stanford Social Innovation Review. In it, she makes the case for access, opportunity, the new demographics, and creating a prosperous future for all.
Delivering the promise of equity requires attention to people and places, which are integrally connected. PolicyLink focus areas underscore this commitment to people and place, recognizing that a full range of opportunities are essential for all to succeed, thrive, and prosper.