IN THE SPOTLIGHT
PolicyLink Statement on President Obama's FY 2015 Budget
America is rapidly becoming majority people of color. To strengthen our democracy, prepare the leaders of tomorrow, and remain globally competitive, we need to provide ladders to opportunity in the places where people live, learn, and work.
President Obama's budget for FY 2015 presents a strong blueprint for equitable growth at the federal level and in America's neighborhoods this year and beyond, and establishes clear paths to opportunity for low-income people and communities of color.Read our full statement here.
"The United States of America really should be outraged; that with all the wealth that exists we still have so many people living in poverty. We need to continue to have programs and strategies that create a strong safety net, no one should be homeless or hungry or feeling that they are living without dignity; but we need a new economy—one that creates opportunity for all.”