he federal Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) is best known as an innovative public-private partnership to improve access to healthy foods in low-income communities and communities of color. But it is also advancing an equitable economy by connecting residents to jobs, | Read more >
America’s increasingly diverse workforce will power a stronger, more equitable new economy—if all workers can access the training they need to participate and contribute. PolicyLink applauds Congress and the President for taking an important step forward by moving past political | Read more >
Last year, California advanced a significant number of policies that advance equity-the idea that investing in low-income communities and communities of color is essential to achieving a healthy and prosperous state.
Those bills successfully passed due to the determined advocacy of | Read more >
Last week, New York City became the latest municipality to offer ID-cards for city residents, a move that eases the lives of nearly half a million undocumented residents and could provide a boost to the city’s economy. For many Americans, the ability to provide proof of identity | Read more >
As a longtime advocate for equity, inclusion, and social justice, I've become firmly convinced that to achieve universal goals that benefit all sometimes it's necessary to engage in targeted strategies. My Brother's Keeper, a new effort by the Obama Administration to address the | Read more >