Racial and Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender diversity, and race, in addition to class.
The Racial Wealth Divide Hurts the Entire Middle Class
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.
Where Is ‘Line Worker Barbie’?
CEO-worker pay gaps are the clearest proof that corporations like Mattel and many others don’t respect their employees.
A ‘Red Deal’: Why Indigenous Communities Belong at the Center of Climate Action
Policies that aren’t rooted in Indigenous communities can cause many of the same oppressive outcomes as extraction.
The Supreme Court Needs to Protect Trans People from Discrimination
“I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.”
Don’t Leave Equality to the Supreme Court
In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.
In Mass Shootings, Motive Matters
If we omit the El Paso shooter’s motive, we risk erasing the victims — minimizing them to footnotes in the coverage of yet another mass shooting.
Report: the Detention Drain
The Detention Drain: How Immigration Detention Hurts New Mexico's Economy Karla Molinar Arvizo Introduction: The criminalization of immigration through policies like President Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy have swelled the numbers of people in U.S. detention...
400 Years After Slavery, No More Band-Aids
It’s time to heal the deep wounds of racism — not only to ensure equity for African Americans, but for our entire economy.
What It’s Like to Grow Up Hunted
When I was just 10, I already knew what it was like to plan for a future without my parents.
Trump’s Public Charge Rule Is an Attack on Legal Immigrants
After demonizing undocumented immigration, Trump’s new public charge rule targets legal immigrants on the basis of income and race.