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TIGER Grants Represent Opportunity for Equity Leaders

TIGER Grants Represent Opportunity for Equity Leaders

14 Apr 2014 |

Transportation has the ability to enhance access to life’s critical resources— jobs, schools, grocery stores, and healthcare. Access to transportation infrastructure and services, and the quality of such services are not created equally, however. These differences are vividly | Read more >

Building It Better in Texas

Building It Better in Texas

14 Mar 2014 |

They build the skyscrapers that rise as symbols of urban prosperity. Now construction workers in Texas — most of them young Latino men — are campaigning to reshape their industry to create good jobs for the people who need them most, reverse longstanding inequities for workers, and | Read more >

Letter About Michael Dunn Trial

Letter About Michael Dunn Trial

25 Feb 2014 |

PolicyLink Founder and CEO Angela Glover Blackwell joined dozens of equity advocates in an open letter to Florida Prosecutor Angela Corey and the wider legal community about the trial of Michael Dunn on charges of killing unarmed black teenager Jordan Davis (pictured here). Dunn | Read more >

Spring Will Not Be Silent in North Carolina

Spring Will Not Be Silent in North Carolina

08 Feb 2014 |

“While [Rachel] Carson knew that one book could not alter the dynamic of the capitalist system, an environmental movement grew from her challenge, led by a public that demanded that science and government be held accountable.  Carson remains an example of what one committed | Read more >

Transportation Equity Back on Track

Transportation Equity Back on Track

31 Jan 2014 | Anita Cozart

This month, as we commemorate the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I noted with pride that Dr. King lifted up transportation as an economic and social equity issue. He wrote, in an essay titled “A Testament of Hope”:

“Urban transit systems in most American cities, | Read more >