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Pay Gap Persists for Minority College Grads – Economic Policy Institute

By Elise Gould, Zane Mokhiber, and Julia Wolfe The fallout from the Great Recession did a lot of damage to...
Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Elizabeth Warren Wants Nation to Focus on Small Biz, Labor – The Atlantic

By Stacy Mitchell - Co-director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance In her speeches, Warren has linked the hopes and fears of small businesses with...

Civil Rights New Battle Ground, Public Procurement – Next City

By Oscar Perry Abello There’s a battle for Atlanta going on right now — for its airport, specifically. Citing corruption and waste, the Republican-led, majority-white...

Cuomo announces highlights of FY 2020 Budget

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the highlights of the FY 2020 Budget. The Budget promises to deliver provisions for social and economic justice, increases...

New Report Details Plan to Fix NYC’s Commercial Waste System – waste360

New York City has the chance to turn private sanitation jobs into great jobs if it supports a seven-point plan to fix the city’s...

Jamaica FEASTS program for food entrepreneurs expands across Queens

The city’s Economic Development Corporation will partner with Queens Library and the borough president’s office to expand a popular business incubator program in Jamaica. The...

Governors’ strategies for geographic and racial inclusion – Brookings Institution

One of the most profound challenges facing the United States today—and a key mobilizing force in American politics—is that the national economy leaves far...

Talking Opportunity Zones at KHEPRW Institute – NUVO

Panelists Gary Hobbes, Keith Broadnax, Rachel McIntosh, and Imhotep Adisa On February 24, KHEPRW Institute held a panel discussion called Opportunity Zones, Benefit of Curse...

Women Asset Managers: San Francisco Foundation Needs You – Philanthropy Women

The San Francisco Foundation is modeling a higher level of financial integrity as it announces a new $50 million for justice-lens investing, including hiring...

Organizing Brings a Big Win to Boston’s Good Food Movement – Nonprofit Quarterly

March 20, 2019; Common Dreams Earlier this week, Boston’s City Council passed the Ordinance Regarding Good Food Purchasing Standards, adding their city to...