Alliance for Boys and Men of Color and the GSA Network Stand With Orlando

Alliance for Boys and Men of Color and the GSA Network Stand With Orlando

14 Jun 2016 | Geoffrey Winder, Co-Executive Director, GSA Network and Rosa Aqeel, Associate Director, Alliance for Boys and Men of Color

An Open Letter to the LGBTQIA Community:

Over the weekend, an act of hate took the lives of nearly 50 people, and injured just as many at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Today, our prayers and thoughts are with the families who lost their loved ones, those who were | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: April Update

National Equity Atlas: April Update

03 May 2016 | PolicyLink

Dear Equity Atlas users,

Since we launched the Atlas in October 2014, we have wanted to include data that better describes the incredible diversity within broad racial/ethnic groups and challenges the “model minority” myth that impedes action and progress toward racial equity and | Read more >

A Majority Minority Middle Class

30 Mar 2016 |

In this podcast, Angela Glover Blackwell discusses why racial equity is an important component for America's middle class.

Blackwell joins Toni Johnson in a conversation about the steps needed in order to advance social and economic equality in the United States. Highlighting the | Read more >

Reclaiming America’s History of Public Investment

Reclaiming America’s History of Public Investment

24 Mar 2016 |

Government spending — a perennial topic for political debate in the United States — has become an even more polarizing issue in the lead-up to the 2016 presidential campaign as both parties grapple with how to boost the economy and address widening income inequality. While | Read more >

Grand Rapids Company Unlocks the Potential of Former Inmates

Grand Rapids Company Unlocks the Potential of Former Inmates

21 Mar 2016 |
Seven years ago, Jahaun McKinley could not have imagined his life today — a thriving career, a place in his community as a mentor and role model to at-risk youth. That’s because as of 2009, McKinley had spent more than half his lifetime — 19 years — in prison. Now he’s part of a | Read more >
Youth Take the Lead in Foodie Business Programs

Youth Take the Lead in Foodie Business Programs

10 Mar 2016 | Alexis Stephens

At Whole Foods Markets and farmers’ markets in the Detroit metropolitan area, you can purchase a box of Mitten Bites, the yummy no-bake granola treats dreamed up by Hassan Amaleki and a group of his former high school classmates. These all-natural snacks come in two delectable | Read more >