Combating inequality means both lifting up and building power at the bottom, and breaking up concentration of wealth and power at the top. That’s why we work at the intersection of economic and racial justice through projects designed to build leadership and self-empowerment of black workers, immigrant workers, and low-wage workers, youth and families affected by incarceration, along with projects aiming to reverse the rules that criminalize poor people of color, and projects fighting to ensure that the wealthy and Wall Street corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
Letting small slivers of a population amass as much wealth as they can grab might not be such a hot idea after all.Read more
For just over 10 percent of a single year’s military spending, we could build enough green electricity for every household in the country.Read more
Youth are demanding a Green New Deal and a sustainable economy. We can start by drastically reducing military spending and shifting defense funds toward renewable energy.Read more
Oil and gas companies aren’t only polluting our air, water, and soil. They’ve injected themselves into our education system as well.Read more
Millions of us are living in poverty — we need investments to raise the standard of living.Read more
Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.Read more