Summit Snapshot: The Moment

Summit Snapshot: The Moment

04 Jan 2016 | Fred Blackwell, CEO, The San Francisco Foundation

A reflection on the PolicyLink Equity Summit, which took place in Los Angeles, Oct. 2015.

As I sit here among 3,000 people, I cannot help but think this is the moment. I look out and see the faces, young and old, new and familiar. I cannot help but think this is the moment.

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Summit Snapshot: Transforming School Discipline and Boosting Achievement

Summit Snapshot: Transforming School Discipline and Boosting Achievement

01 Dec 2015 | Dara Baldwin, Senior Public Policy Analyst, National Disability Rights Network, Washington, DC

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.

Dara Baldwin, Senior | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: A Student’s Perspective on the Black Lives Matter Forum

Summit Snapshot: A Student’s Perspective on the Black Lives Matter Forum

30 Nov 2015 | Malcolm Davis, student, Berea Community High School, Berea, Kentucky

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.

Malcolm Davis, student, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: “Connecting Boys and Men of Color to 21st Century Jobs”

Summit Snapshot: “Connecting Boys and Men of Color to 21st Century Jobs”

23 Nov 2015 | Fatemeh Adlparvar, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, New York

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.

Fatemeh Adlparvar, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Equity Data Tools for Change

Summit Snapshot: Equity Data Tools for Change

20 Nov 2015 | Rachel Leventhal-Weiner, Education Policy Fellow, Connecticut Voices for Children

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.

Rachel Leventhal-Weiner, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Cultivating an Economic Revival in America’s Legacy Cities

Summit Snapshot: Cultivating an Economic Revival in America’s Legacy Cities

19 Nov 2015 | Beth McConnell, Policy Director, Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

By Beth McConnell, Policy | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Transportation Equity as a 21st Century Civil Rights Issue

Summit Snapshot: Transportation Equity as a 21st Century Civil Rights Issue

17 Nov 2015 | Jennifer West, GreenTRIP Policy Analyst, TransForm – Oakland, California

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.

By Jennifer West, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Data-Driven Policy Advocacy around Race and Place

Summit Snapshot: Data-Driven Policy Advocacy around Race and Place

16 Nov 2015 | Tara Marlowe, Fellow, Equity and Opportunity Studies, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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.

By Tara Marlowe, Fellow, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Advancing Equity through Infrastructure

Summit Snapshot: Advancing Equity through Infrastructure

13 Nov 2015 | Keisha Trent, Transportation Program Specialist, Federal Transit Administration, Washington, D.C.

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.

By Keisha Trent, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Implicit Bias and the Work Ahead

Summit Snapshot: Implicit Bias and the Work Ahead

12 Nov 2015 | Steven Fischbach, Rhode Island Legal Services

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.

By Steven Fischbach, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: A Housing Framework for Health, Investment, and Renewal

Summit Snapshot: A Housing Framework for Health, Investment, and Renewal

11 Nov 2015 | Katrice Cheaton, Community Advocate, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

By Katrice Cheaton, | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Sustaining Community Change Beyond the Pilot

Summit Snapshot: Sustaining Community Change Beyond the Pilot

09 Nov 2015 | Kendra Bridges, Durham, North Carolina

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.

This is our moment.

Poet | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: Race, Place, and Datasets: Harnessing Disaggregated Data for Policy Wins

Summit Snapshot: Race, Place, and Datasets: Harnessing Disaggregated Data for Policy Wins

05 Nov 2015 | Suelyn Knight, Project Manager – Black Experience Project, Environics Institute for Survey Research in Toronto, Canada

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.

As a project manager | Read more >

Summit Snapshot: The Future of Equity in Place, Race, and Economy

Summit Snapshot: The Future of Equity in Place, Race, and Economy

05 Nov 2015 | By Jeff T., Oakland, California

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 >