Equitable growth is not just possible – it is happening. Across the country, forward-thinking communities are implementing win-win strategies for equity and the economy and proving that equity is the superior growth model. Our bi-weekly America’s Tomorrow: Equity is the Superior Growth Model newsletter highlights campaigns, leaders, policies, reports, and local models that are advancing equity as an economic imperative. 

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    America’s Tomorrow: Three Companies Transforming “Gig” Jobs into Good Jobs; Brioxy Founder B. Cole on Changing the Opportunity Landscape for Youth of Color

     

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America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

June 16, 2016

Safi Majidzadah. By Courtney Hutchison Just a few months ago, Safi Majidzadah was living out an all-too-familiar horror story...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

June 2, 2016

By Alexis Stephens When the brick industrial building located at 1647 South Blue Island Avenue was constructed in Chicago’s...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

May 5, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison Larry Thomas is an ambitious guy. In hopes of becoming an electrician, he spent two years studying nine...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

April 21, 2016

By Kalima Rose In Milwaukee, one in eight renters — disproportionately people of color — are evicted every two years, and this...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

April 7, 2016

By Alexis Stephens At the beginning of her new book Forked: A New Standard for American Dining, author Saru Jayaraman...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

March 24, 2016

By Courtney Hutchison Seven years ago, Jahaun McKinley could not have imagined his life today — a thriving career, a place in...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

March 11, 2016

Caption: A Detroit Food Academy student Alexis Stephens At Whole Foods Markets and farmers’ markets in the Detroit...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

February 25, 2016

By Fran Smith Nearly three years ago developers, unions, community leaders, and government officials in Oakland, California,...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

February 2, 2016

The dramatic growth of communities of color has laid the foundation for a new progressive American majority with the potential...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

January 22, 2016

By Fran Smith What’s the secret to fostering sustained, inclusive economic growth in America? There’s no single answer but...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

January 7, 2016

By Alexis Stephens In 2012, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) — the largest school district in the nation —...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

December 18, 2015

By Courtney Hutchison America’s Tomorrow is launching Equity Speaks, an interview series that will feature the work of leaders...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

December 2, 2015

This year’s Equity Summit, held October 27 to 29 in Los Angeles, featured the work and insight of nearly 300 leaders in equity —...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

November 11, 2015

By Alexis Stephens “I think my most skillful trait is the ability to pivot,” said Angelica Ross. “I believe that pivoting is a...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

October 22, 2015

Equity Summit 2015: All in for inclusion, justice, and prosperity will take place next week, October 27-29 in Los Angeles. For...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

October 9, 2015

By Courtney Hutchison As Equity Summit 2015 approaches, America’s Tomorrow will showcase the work of a few of the 100-plus...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

September 25, 2015

By Alexis Stephens Merced Sanchez started her own business selling t-shirts and women’s accessories in the Los Callejones flea...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

September 11, 2015

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges touring the Promise Zone with HUD Secretary Julian Castro. By Courtney Hutchison As Equity...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

August 28, 2015

By Kalima Rose Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath made it impossible for the world to ignore the entrenched racial disparities...
America's Tomorrow: Equity Is the Superior Growth Model

July 23, 2015

The eyes of America are on a high-stakes trial in a federal courthouse in North Carolina on voting rights that has important...