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  • August 29, 2017 | How New Orleans Has Failed Its Workers Since Katrina

    How New Orleans Has Failed Its Workers Since Katrina

    2016 was the first year since Hurricane Katrina that more people left New Orleans than moved in—that has a lot to do with the dismal job market that continues to repel young professionals.

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  • August 18, 2017 | Lansing State Journal

    Charlottesville should stir conversation about our own racial divides

    "And black workers earned $3 less an hour on average than white workers in Michigan in 2014, according to the National Equity Atlas. While we don’t need to remove symbols representing racial hatred in Lansing and other Michigan cities, disparities in our state between black and white people are...

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  • August 17, 2017 | Equal Voice Action Member News

    An Equity Profile of the Five-County San Francisco Bay Area Region

    "Rising inequality, stagnant wages, and persistent racial inequities have put the long-term future of the booming Bay Area economy at risk, a report from PolicyLink and the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at the University of Southern California finds."

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  • June 21, 2017 | Newsday

    Racial equity needed for LI’s growth, Urban League leader says

    Discussions of racial disparities in Long Island’s social and economic fabric may be uncomfortable, but are necessary to dismantle barriers to equity faced by African-American residents and to support the overall health of Nassau and Suffolk counties, the head of the Urban League of Long Island...

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