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Its About Time: The Transit Time Penalty and its Racial Implications

A well-funded and well-designed transit system helps increase access to opportunity across a region and connect residents to each other, jobs, education, grocery shopping, health care, and recreation...

05/12/2015

System Failure: Louisiana's Broken Charter School Law

In the ten years since Hurricane Katrina, post-storm changes to the state’s charter school law have dramatically grown the number of charter schools in the state. Since 2005, charter school...

05/12/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools

By The People: Promoting Democratic Participation Through Comprehensive Voter Registration

America suffers from disturbingly low voter registration and turnout rates. Almost 50 million eligible people were not even registered to vote in the 2012 election, and another 12 million had...

05/8/2015 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

Building Momentum From The Ground Up: A Toolkit For Promoting Justice In Policing

The killing of Eric Garner, Mike Brown, John Crawford III, and Ezell Ford over just four weeks last summer, and the subsequent failure to hold any officers involved responsible, spurred a national...

05/4/2015 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Racial Justice

Hourly Work and Workers in Connecticut

Connecticut has almost 885,000 hourly workers—nearly 57 percent of Connecticut’s total workforcea—who would benefit from updating workplace protections to match our modern workweek. Across multiple...

04/27/2015 | Restoring a Fair Workweek

The Tip of the Iceberg: Charter School Vulnerabilities To Waste, Fraud, And Abuse

Escalating Fraud Warrants Immediate Federal and State Action to Protect Public Dollars and Prevent Financial Mismanagement

04/27/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Big Banks and the Dismantling of the Middle Class

The finance industry now dominates the U.S. and global economy, generating one-third of total corporate profits in the United States. But rather than serving communities and reforming the practices...

04/9/2015 | Holding Wall Street Accountable

Risking Public Money: California Charter School Fraud

In 1992, California became the second state in the nation to pass legislation authorizing the creation of charter schools. Since the law’s passage, which originally authorized 100 charter schools,...

03/19/2015 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice

Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT Women in America

Women in America have made significant progress over the past 50 years—in the workplace, where women now comprise roughly half of all workers; in public office, where women have served as Speaker of...

03/12/2015 | Improving Job Quality

Wall Street, Main Street, and Martin Luther King Boulevard: Why African Americans Must Not Be Left Out of the Federal Reserve’s Full Employment Mandate

The story of the economic recovery varies dramatically depending on where it is being told. On Wall Street, big banks look stronger, bigger, and healthier than ever. Large companies are making record...

03/5/2015 | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up, Restoring a Fair Workweek

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