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  • August 22, 2017 | Center for American Progress

    Making Charlotte a Climate-Ready and Just City

    "City officials and business community leaders should also assess current or proposed resilience projects and developments with equity planning tools that have been developed to support municipal leaders’ collaboration with community leaders and working class residents — such as those used by...

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  • August 20, 2017 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Reforms lagging at troubled San Joaquin County foster care shelter

    "To prevent that outcome, a network of advocacy groups called the Alliance for Boys and Men of Color — including the Youth Law Center, Fathers and Families of San Joaquin, National Center for Youth Law and PolicyLink — has been organizing a statewide campaign “to decrease law enforcement contact...

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  • August 17, 2017 | Equal Voice Action Member News

    PolicyLink Introduces Practical Toolkit to Help End Urban Inequity

    Urban areas bring with them diversity, opportunity, and innovation, but when the subject of long-term equitable growth is broached, even the most well-intentioned cities often find themselves perpetuating deeply rooted, systemic marginalization – specifically within low-income communities and...

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  • August 03, 2017 | The Daily Californian

    Town hall addresses African American issues under Trump administration

    "Over the course of the meeting, Lee and three other panelists — former mayor of New Orleans and current President of the National Urban League Marc Morial, State Assemblyman Tony Thurmond and BART director Lateefah Simon — answered community questions and spoke about what East Bay residents...

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