Presents a framing paper for discussions about the proposition that a focus on equity and economic inclusion is necessary to grow the U.S. economy.| More >
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.| More >
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.| More >
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...| More >
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...| More >