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.
How the school-to-prison pipeline, poverty, and racism endanger our school children
Billions are being warehoused in donor-advised funds in the face of urgent social needs.
Allowing white nationalist rhetoric to demonize immigrants is how agencies like I.C.E. and the Border Patrol get away with the grossly inhumane treatment of undocumented people and refugees.
New Economic Policy Institute research exposes just how top-heavy many of the places Americans call home have become.
Tax cuts from the Bush, Obama, and Trump years have left a massive gap in the public coffers. This hurts everyone.
Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.
Anti-poverty programs are quickly becoming less accessible as the Trump administration claims the “War on Poverty” is “largely over and a success.”
Would this help reduce income inequality were it come to pass?
Ideas like Medicare for All are written off as fantasy thinking by the same people who support virtually unlimited military spending.
As city council attempts to overturn a minimum wage initiative, district residents demand elected officials respect their vote.