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.
Misinformation abounds as the restaurant industry pours its resources into defeating Initiative 77.
Some politicians are finding ways to lift up the voices of Americans struggling with poverty and inequality without grabbing the limelight for themselves.
Conceptual Designs for Equitable Development in Portland, Oregon
Some rich people fly first class to fancy hotels. Others fly private jets to private islands.
Black women, suffering from both the gender and racial wealth gap, are using their voting power to fight back.
Restore the state estate tax.
The president’s offer to pardon people unjustly behind bars is a welcome one. But he could do so, so much more.
A toxic combination of exploitation, corruption, and greed tarnish soccer’s governing body.
Local gentrification cycles have been “supercharged” by the fact that many cities are now a global destination to park investment capital.
The newest plank of immigration enforcement? Piling children into overcrowded detention centers.