How the school-to-prison pipeline, poverty, and racism endanger our school childrenRead more
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.
New Economic Policy Institute research exposes just how top-heavy many of the places Americans call home have become.Read more
Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.Read more
Would this help reduce income inequality were it come to pass?Read more
Ideas like Medicare for All are written off as fantasy thinking by the same people who support virtually unlimited military spending.Read more