Annually, the federal government returns upwards of $640 billion directly back to households to help increase financial security through the tax code. Of that, nearly 80 percent goes back to households who are already wealthy. Current tax reform proposals aim to increase the amount | Read more >
Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and CEO, PolicyLink
Mark Kramer, Founder and Managing Director, FSG
Now, more than ever, the future of America depends on equity-- just and fair inclusion into a society in which all can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. The | Read more >
Secure Retirement for All Californians: An Interview with State Senator Kevin de León on the Nation’s Largest Retirement Savings Program Since the New Deal
Thanks to nearly a decade of advocacy and research, and to the inspiring leadership of California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León — the kind of leader the nation needs — California has taken another step forward by making portable, auto-enrolled, individual retirement | Read more >
Forty-eight-year-old Treva Thompson won’t be voting on Election Day. It’s not that she’s turned off by the choice of candidates. It’s that she can’t.
She owes around $8,000 in fines and | Read more >
Hillary Clinton will not be the first world leader to recognize that women face unique battles at work and at home. But if she is elected, she will be the first American president who's able to speak to those issues from personal | Read more >
Communities across the country that have lived for too long under the weight of discriminatory policing and mass incarceration are calling for a transformation of our policing and criminal justice systems. They are making it clear that it is time for policies to first and foremost | Read more >
Supreme Court Rulings Uphold Affirmative Action, Deal Blow to Immigration Reform and Fourth Amendment Rights
The story of America’s history is often told through the lens of rugged individualism — a nation that prospers because success and wealth are available to all who work hard enough. This narrative, which has found new life in recent election debates, is deeply problematic because it | Read more >
Equity Speaks explores the role of racial and social equity in policy, politics, and pop culture through in-depth conversations with movement trailblazers.
A Conversation with Rick Lowe - Artist, Social Sculptor, and 2014 MacArthur "Genius" Fellow
Their conversation delves into | Read more >
With almost 29 million Americans without access to healthy foods, the Healthy Food Financing Initiative (HFFI) is desperately needed to bring jobs and investment and improve health in low-income urban and rural communities.
Since 2011, over $169 million has been awarded through the | 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 >