Equity Blog

Presenting commentary, new perspectives, the latest research, stories from the field, and multifaceted advocacy that advances economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.

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Workers participating in the newly passed Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program will have at least 3 percent of their earnings deducted from their paycheck and deposited in an individual retirement account, managed by the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Investment Board.

I can hardly believe that it has been a full year since Equity Summit 2015. Today, we mark its anniversary and other PolicyLink milestones, including the release of The Equity Manifesto and the announcement of the All-In Cities initiative.

PolicyLink in the News

25 Disruptive Leaders Who Are Working to Close the Racial Opportunity Gaps

In the video below, Angela Glover Blackwell has long been a leader for equity. It's no wonder she's honored as one of @Living_Cities #Disruptive25 

Under Angela’s leadership, PolicyLink has become a leading voice in the movement to use public policy to improve access and opportunity for all low-income people and communities of color, particularly in the areas of health, housing, transportation, education and infrastructure.

Focus Areas

Delivering the promise of equity requires attention to people and places, which are integrally connected. PolicyLink focus areas underscore this commitment to people and place, recognizing that a full range of opportunities are essential for all to succeed, thrive, and prosper.