For Your Toolbox: The Economic Case for Equity

For Your Toolbox: The Economic Case for Equity

28 Apr 2014 | America's Tomorrow

Give your campaigns a boost with two new tools from PolicyLink on how to make the economic case for equity: A new Alliance for Justice blog post from Angela Glover Blackwell on the four reasons why equity is essential for our economy, and a recent webinar on how to tell a | Read more >

Six Tax Reforms to Increase Economic Security for All

Six Tax Reforms to Increase Economic Security for All

15 Apr 2014 | America's Tomorrow

This story is adapted from an article written by Heather McCulloch, Manager of the Tax Policy Project of the Asset Funders Network. Read more about the organization’s work.

Ivan and Sandra Silva of South San Francisco paid off debts and bought government bonds with a $6,000 federal | Read more >

Year of Action for Building Family Financial Security

Year of Action for Building Family Financial Security

30 Jan 2014 | Solana Rice

The State of the Union address gave a glimpse into how the Obama administration is tackling income inequality in this country. While it’s a strong base to build from, we must acknowledge growing wealth inequalities, and pivot to action. Increasing the minimum wage and expanding the | Read more >

L.A. Community Wins New Rail Stop to Catalyze Local Economy

L.A. Community Wins New Rail Stop to Catalyze Local Economy

11 Jul 2013 | America's Tomorrow

Six years of organizing and advocacy have resulted in victory for a coalition of residents, business owners, and grassroots leaders demanding a light rail stop in Leimert Park Village, the heart of Los Angeles’s African American community. The victory marks a crucial step toward | Read more >

Innovate for Equity

Innovate for Equity

02 Apr 2013 |

This post is a response to a group blogging event organized by Meeting of the Minds and Tumml.

Written by: Josh Kirschenbaum, Chris Schildt, and Amber Washington

Writing from ground zero of the global technology economy in the San Francisco Bay Area, we are in awe of its endless | Read more >

Don't Pull Up The Ladder

Don't Pull Up The Ladder

14 Feb 2013 | Angela Glover Blackwell

by Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and CEO of PolicyLink and Mary Kay Henry, president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Toward the end of his inspiring State of the Union address to the nation, President Obama said we must “build new ladders of opportunity into the | Read more >

Six Ways to Build an Equitable Economy in 2013

Six Ways to Build an Equitable Economy in 2013

30 Jan 2013 | Jennifer Pinto

This year, Congress must play a pivotal role in reviving America’s sluggish economy. Prosperity and economic security depend on a growth model that harnesses the talents and skills of all our people – in short, a growth model based on equity. Federal policy can lead the way in | Read more >