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PolicyLink 2013 Budget Analysis

Analyzes President Obama's vision for the future, as outlined in his 2012 State of the Union Address and his proposed budget for FY 2013, as it promotes economic and social equity through programs and policies that will level the playing field, invest in America's neighborhoods, and give all people a fair chance to succeed.

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America's Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model

Puts forward a new vision of America’s future: lifts up the challenges that the nation must address to succeed and highlights continued racial gaps and disparities, reviews current and future demographic shifts, and suggests initial steps toward building an equity-driven growth model based on the innovative work being done in communities across the country.

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Denise Fairchild

Take a look at this interview with Angela Glover Blackwell and Denise Fairchild, president and CEO of the Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC), a national nonprofit network of organizations working together to advance a sustainable environment while creating greater economic opportunities for all. Listen as Denise explains how ECC creates partnerships between the labor, business, and investor...

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Ted Howard

What comes to mind for you when you think about independence? Watch this interview Angela Glover Blackwell conducted with Ted Howard, executive director of The Democracy Collaborative. Ted talks about how to bring independence to communities around the country by creating cooperatives and leveraging buying power to empower residents to live in a truly democratic society.

The “America's...

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Publications | PolicyLink | 2008

Regional Equity and the Quest for Full Inclusion

This paper contends that the regional equity framework anchors our collective efforts and provides a platform for societal transformation.
It begins by providing a snapshot of regional equity in 2008, then describes how major national and global forces are creating unique challenges and opportunities for achieving equity.
 
The final section articulates a vision for full inclusion...
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Promoting Regional Equity

Through analysis and practical examples, the paper explores a number of key equity issues that challenge our nation today—from education to transportation to environmental justice—and situates these issues in a regional context.
 
Opportunities for action are identified and examples of community actors evolving their strategies and tactics to successfully connect their neighborhoods and...
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