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.
The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has strained municipal budgets. How can cities close the gap fairly?
Wish-lists of progressive public policies never change the world. But they sometimes do excite the people who can.
The concentration of America’s wealth has gone into overdrive.
Why are we spending billions on a system set up only to amplify harm, especially in the context of a global public health crisis?
Educators are waking up to the grave emotional and developmental harm school resource officers cause. School districts must reallocate their resources.
From Kabul to Atlanta and Baghdad to Minneapolis, we need to end systemic racism and the militarism that makes it even deadlier.
If we want justice, we must help Black families invest in themselves
Their relentless rush to hit the pay jackpot is fueling the calamities that confront us.
Two million Americans petitioned Capitol Hill to show their support for the survival of our public Postal Service.
Between COVID-19, the resulting economic depression, and structural racism, Black Immigrant Domestic Workers are att he epicenter of three converging crises.