March 23
March 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm PDT | Webinar

Targeted Strategies to Reduce Employment Inequality

U.S. unemployment rates have fallen across the board, but joblessness remains a pressing challenge for workers of color in many metros. Join the National Equity Atlas team to hear the findings of our recent data analysis brief, “Race, Place, and Jobs: Reducing Employment Inequality in America’s Metros,” and learn about focused jobs strategies being implemented by the Northside Funders Group in Minneapolis and the Network for Economic Opportunity in New Orleans. 

 

Featured Speakers: 

  • Abigail Langston, PolicyLink (moderator) 
  • Justin Scoggins, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) 
  • Sheila Xiao, USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) 
  • Asali Ecclesiastes, The Network for Economic Opportunity, Mayor’s Office, City of New Orleans 
  • Tawanna Black, Neighborhood Funders Group