As America’s cities face the challenges of inequality, structural racism, and displacement, local governments must take bold steps to put in place a new model of equitable growth. One imperative is to transform underinvested neighborhoods into “communities of opportunity” that | Read more >
Across California, young people of color are courageously leading the charge to protect basic dignity, justice, and fundamental rights for themselves, their families, and their communities. From the Black Lives Matter to the Dreamer movement, from school board meetings to | Read more >
School Climate Matters! Alliance for Boys and Men of Color Members Redefine School Success and Accountability
When California’s new accountability system takes effect in the fall of 2017, parents and students will be able to see how their school or district is preparing students academically but also whether it is creating a fair and conducive learning environment for all its students. | Read more >
A reflection on the PolicyLink Equity Summit, which took place in Los Angeles, Oct. 2015.
As I sit here among 3,000 people, I cannot help but think this is the moment. I look out and see the faces, young and old, new and familiar. I cannot help but think this is the moment.
The | Read more >
Uber recently purchased one of the largest office spaces in downtown Oakland, California, with plans to move 3,000 of its workers there by 2017. For a city facing a housing crisis and rapid displacement of Black families and low-income | Read more >
The countdown for the Equity Summit 2015 is coming to a close. With more than 200 speakers and presenters from across the country, this year’s Summit will not only offer unprecedented insight into local, regional, and national issues — it will give attendees a unique viewpoint on | Read more >