In this Talk Poverty podcast, Center for American Progress’s Tracey Ross interviews PolicyLink President and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell and two Equity Summit 2015 speakers — Dixon Slingerland of Youth Policy Institute and Alderman Antonio French of St. Louis — on the goals of the | Read more >
Over the next few weeks, Equity Blog will feature a dozen first-person accounts of Equity Summit 2015. Each guest blog post will focus in on a particular session, plenary, or workshop — offering readers insight into and reflection on the Summit experience.
“Place matters and | Read more >
A Post-Summit Message from Angela Glover Blackwell, President & CEO, PolicyLink
Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity closed on Thursday, October 29, exceeding all my expectations. I am deeply grateful for the enthusiasm, expertise, and open hearts that | Read more >
Roberto Luis Rodriguez Rosario with his book, Corazon Libre, Cuerpo Confinado.
By David Bacon
It was a cooperative in Puerto Rico's Guayama prison that changed his life. Growing up, Roberto Luis Rodriguez Rosario was surrounded by violence, and lived most of his pre-teen years in | 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 >
Decades of racially discriminatory policies have marginalized people of color in every way, including in areas of housing, transportation, education, employment, and health. In spite of civil rights laws passed 50 years ago—people of color still face barriers on nearly | Read more >
Wednesday, September 30 (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET)
The National Equity Atlas: New Equity Data for the 100 Largest Cities
As Equity Summit 2015 approaches, America’s Tomorrow will showcase the work of a few of the 100-plus speakers and presenters featured at the Summit — inspiring equity leaders who are using innovative approaches to build an inclusive, thriving economy within their regions.
During | Read more >
Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath made it impossible for the world to ignore the entrenched racial disparities within New Orleans. Now 10 years and $71 billion in federal recovery resources later, it is incumbent on us to ask: have the recovery efforts made New Orleans a more | Read more >
As Equity Summit 2015 approaches, America’s Tomorrow will showcase the work of a few of the 100-plus speakers, presenters, and performers featured at the Summit — inspiring equity leaders who are using innovative approaches to build an inclusive, thriving economy within their | Read more >
Early this July, six local transportation organizations from across the country gathered in D.C. for the Transportation Equity Caucus (TEC) first national equity convening — a two-day event of trainings, story-sharing, strategizing, and Hill visits with key transportation | Read more >
The eyes of America are on a high-stakes trial in a federal courthouse in North Carolina on voting rights that has important implications for political power and equitable economic opportunity in the nation. The North Carolina NAACP, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the League | Read more >