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When Renters Rise, Cities Thrive: National and City Fact Sheets

When Renters Rise, Cities Thrive: National and City Fact Sheets

18 Sep 2017 |

 

Renters now represent the majority in the nation’s 100 largest cities, and contribute billions to local economies. Yet renters face a toxic mix of rising rents and stagnant wages, both of which add up to an unprecedented affordability crisis that stymies their ability to | Read more >

We Are All Dreamers

We Are All Dreamers

06 Sep 2017 |

Turning our backs on young Americans who arrived in this country with family or other adults seeking a better life is morally reprehensible. The Trump Administration’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program places over 800,000 young people | Read more >

Crafting an Economic Agenda for Black Lives

Crafting an Economic Agenda for Black Lives

25 Aug 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Today, racial inequities are once again at the center of the national political conversation — along with bold, visionary proposals for policies to resolve them. Grassroots responses to police violence have given rise to a movement of leaders, coalitions, and organizations seeking | Read more >

White People, Show Us

White People, Show Us

16 Aug 2017 | Angela Glover Blackwell and Michael McAfee

Over the past several days we have watched in disgust as the progeny from our nation’s despicable past terrorized a city, committed murder, and received tacit approval from the highest level of government. White supremacy has found a home in the White House. The President is | Read more >