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 Moms Fighting for Their Kids Behind Bars
For the mothers of the 54,000 children incarcerated in this country — the most of any in the world — Mother’s Day rings in an acute pain.
For Women of Color, the ‘Healthcare Gap’ is Real and Deadly
Millions of Americans will be affected by the GOP’s proposed healthcare replacement plan. But it’s black women and children, already at risk, who will be hit the hardest.
All Trans Kids Have Constitutional Rights — Whether Trump Likes It or Not
The Trump administration just dealt trans kids a setback at the Supreme Court. But that’s not the last word by a long shot.
Why Is Trump Discriminating Against My Transgender Child?
Trump’s White House revoked Title IX protections of transgender students.
With DeVos, We’re Likely to See a Charter School to Prison Pipeline
We need to get cops out of schools and invest in an accountable public education system, IPS’ Karen Dolan told the Real News Network.
Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors
If we take the time to get to know one another, we’ll find that we don’t have to live in fear.
For Working Women, Equity Unlocks Happiness
Unfortunately, sexual harassment, wage theft, intimidation and even labor trafficking are still distressingly common for low-wage women workers.
The Racial Wealth Gap Persists Through Retirement
100 CEOs have as much saved for retirement as 11 million black families, reflecting a broader problem of institutionalized racism in the U.S.
Help Spread the Word: #IDreamDetroit
Thank you for helping us spread the word about the new IPS report “I Dream Detroit: The Voice and Vision of Women of Color on Detroit’s Future.”
Are You a Woman of Color Living in Detroit? Take This Survey to Help Rebuild Your City
Now is the time to speak out. From affordable housing to child care, we want to hear your thoughts on how to make Detroit better for all of us.