Equitable Innovation Economies Initiative
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This issue brief describes the importance of ensuring the economic inclusion of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) people.
It is one of thirteen briefs -- produced with the the Marguerite Casey Foundation -- that describe key challenges and strategies to advance equity within the issue area; provide relevant data points and research findings on the economic benefits of equity; and share an inspiring example of a win-win solution for equity and the economy already being implemented.
The National Equity Atlas was developed as a tool for the growing movement to create a more equitable, sustainable, and resilient economy. It is a comprehensive resource for data to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth in America’s regions, and states, and nationwide. The Atlas contains data on demographic change, racial and economic inclusion, and the potential economic gains from racial equity for the largest 100 cities, largest 150 regions, all 50 states, and the United States as a whole.
Highlights campaigns, leaders, policies, reports, and local models that are advancing equity as an economic imperative. Find the most recent newsletter, as well as archives from 2014, 2015, and 2016.
To build an equitable economy, policymakers and advocates need to set up a policy framework that promotes equitable growth: growing new good jobs while ensuring that all—including low-income people and people of color—can fully participate in generating that growth and fully share in its benefits.