The Bay Area is already a majority people-of-color region, and communities of color will continue to drive growth and change into the foreseeable future. The region’s diversity is a tremendous economic asset – if people of color are fully included as workers, entrepreneurs, and | Read more >
A groundbreaking partnership of labor, government, business, and nonprofits in Washington State is reinventing the home care industry to improve wages and opportunities for workers, meet employer demands for new skills, and provide high-quality services to consumers.
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Bill to Incorporate Promise Neighborhoods Program into “No Child Left Behind” Introduced in Congress
A strong and vibrant America requires children who are educated, healthy, and ready to enter the workforce.
Last Thursday, Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) introduced a bill to establish the Promise Neighborhoods program within the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), | Read more >
Equity: just and fair inclusion into a society where all can reach their full potential.
President Obama's $4 trillion proposed budget, which he delivered to Congress this week, includes elements that move the nation closer to achieving equity. In its focus on place-based | Read more >
How can poor rural communities escape poverty? In her acclaimed 1999 book, Worlds Apart, author Cynthia Duncan examined rural inequity through detailed portraits of communities in Appalachia, the Mississippi Delta, and northern New England. In a newly released second edition, she | Read more >