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  • March 02, 2017 | Los Angeles Business Journal

    Report: L.A. Income Inequality Seventh-Highest in Nation

    Los Angeles County ranks seventh in income inequality out of the nation’s 150 largest metro regions, according to a new report. The study from PolicyLink and the USC Program for Environment and Regional Equity, with support from the Weingart Foundation, concludes that this high rate of...

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  • February 28, 2017 | The Seattle Times

    States need environmental agendas based on social justice

    The National Equity Atlas illustrates that air-pollution exposure in the Asian Pacific Islander population is 34 points worse than it is for the white population in Washington state. The University of Southern California Program for Environmental and Regional Equity report, The Climate Gap,...

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  • February 15, 2017 | http://spotlightonpoverty.org/spotlight-exclusives/race-place-jobs-reducing-employment-inequality-americas-metros/

    Race, Place, and Jobs: Reducing Employment Inequality in America’s Metros

    How to connect unemployed and under-employed workers of color to jobs in growing industries and industries with retiring baby boomers is a key question for Pittsburgh, but the region is far from alone. The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce estimates that that by 2020 there will...

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  • February 15, 2017 | Spotlight on Poverty and Opporunity

    Race, Place, and Jobs: Reducing Employment Inequality in America’s Metros

    How to connect unemployed and under-employed workers of color to jobs in growing industries and industries with retiring baby boomers is a key question for Pittsburgh, but the region is far from alone. The Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce estimates that that by 2020 there will...

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