Today is an exciting day for equity advocates throughout the nation. In landmark decisions, the Supreme Court voted to uphold critical aspects of two of the most important civil rights laws on the books — the Fair Housing Act of 1968 and the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
In a | Read more >
PolicyLink Applauds RWJF’s $500M Pledge to Battle Childhood Obesity and Build Healthier Communities for All Children
Last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) announced it will commit $500 million over the next 10 years to expand its efforts to ensure that all children in the U.S.—no matter who they are or where they live—can grow up at a healthy weight. Building on a $500 million | Read more >
Where we put transportation investments has such an enormous impact on communities economic and health outcomes.
For example, low-income communities and communities of color disproportionately face conditions that contribute to higher rates of asthma related pollution due to living | Read more >
Preparing and serving healthy food in a school in Washington, D.C. is more than a job for Howard Thomas. It is his salvation.
In 2007, Thomas was on the streets selling drugs when, after two of his friends were killed, he realized he needed to change his life. He received culinary | Read more >