By the end of this decade, the majority of youth under age 18 will be people of color. Their ability to succeed in the labor force will determine the strength of our economy in the decades to come. Yet, data on youth disconnectedness show we are failing the very people we are | Read more >
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Since the movement to build an equitable economy takes no summer vacation, we’ve been hard at work and are happy to share new features on the Equity Atlas:
Gender Data Added to Three Indicators
Racial gaps in health, income, employment, and education between Whites and people of | Read more >
Second generation immigrants show improved socioeconomic outcomes over their parents. Despite America’s many challenges in creating equitable opportunities, it is a rare bright spot in the nation’s racial and ethnic landscape. New data added to the National Equity Atlas in July | Read more >
The National Equity Atlas has added nativity cuts to eight economic indicators: the percent of workers earning at least $15/hour, median wages, unemployment, homeownership, education levels, disconnected youth, poverty, and working poor.
To learn more, watch our “Explore New | Read more >
From the high-skilled workers who contribute to groundbreaking research and innovation, to day laborers who are the backbone of the economy, immigrants have played a critical role in positioning the U.S. as a world leader on many fronts. In a context of increasing xenophobic | Read more >
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Fairfax County, Virginia is one of the wealthiest counties in the nation — but not all of its residents have been able to participate and share in its prosperity. In 2015, as part of a larger effort to address structural barriers to inclusion, community leaders working inside and | Read more >