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Funding Racial Equity and Justice in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond

Black people and other people of color are disproportionately harmed by COVID-19. Inside Philanthropy recently covered some early funding responses in support of people who are black, Hispanic, Indigenous, or Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI). The Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) and its founder and […]

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COVID-19 & Race

“Recovery efforts that do not deliberately solve for issues facing low-income communities and communities of color only serve to reinforce existing disparities.” To address these issues, PolicyLink has put forth a Common-Sense, Street Smart Recovery – a set of principles designed to “build an inclusive economy and […]

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Coronavirus Compounds Inequality and Endangers Communities of Color

“Inequality is magnified in times of national hardship. Perhaps nowhere is this clearer than in communities of color, which have long endured inequalities across American economic, social, and civic systems. Persistent segregation has restricted tens of millions of people of color to some of the most densely […]

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Roundup: Six Good Reads that Have Racial Equity in Common

Thank you to the Dēmos blog for sharing resources to make sense of the student debt crisis, the administration’s Public Charge rule, the realities of our big-money political system, and more. Click here to read more.  

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Advancing Frontline Employees of Color

Employers of frontline talent face an unprecedented opportunity to advance racial equity as a source of competitive advantage.  “At a time when there are rising societal expectations for companies to embrace a more active role in society and lead with an ambitious corporate purpose, employers face an […]

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The Harvest of American Racism

In this article, economist Olugbenga Ajilore argues that in seeking to understand why communities are distressed, others often miss or ignore the fact that structural racism is at the heart of the problem – a reality that has been true throughout America’s history. Ajilore notes, “Just as […]

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Just Growth

The University of Southern California’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) illustrates how regions that are making progress on equity have stronger and more resilient economic growth. Learn what “just growth” means for building more racially just and sustainable communities.  Watch the short video here. 

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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Systematic Inequality and American Democracy

While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality. This report by the Center for American Progress,  part of a series on structural racism in the United States, examines how lawmakers continue to protect discriminatory policies and […]

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