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Citizenship: A Wise Investment for Cities

Metropolitan areas derive much of their vitality from their large immigrant populations. When immigrants become citizens, they make a deeper investment in their communities, leading to civic,...

09/17/2014 | Organizing the America is Home Campaign, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Vulture Capital Hits Home

The financial industry has found yet another way to profit from the distress of homeowners. Investors are trading distressed residential assets – mortgages and vacant properties in severe

09/9/2014

New Report: Raise Chicago

The recession appears to be safely in the rearview mirror for corporations, whose profits and stock prices have rebounded. However, the jobs recovery has been fueled by the proliferation of jobs...

05/23/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Charter School Vulnerabilities to Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

Minnesota passed the first charter school law in 1991.[i] Since then, lawmakers in 41 states and the District of Columbia have written their own charter school laws.[ii] By all accounts, the growth...

05/5/2014 | Holding Charter Schools Accountable, Organizing for Education Justice, Promoting Strong Public Schools

Developing Progress: Ensuring that public resources contribute to New York’s equity, resilience, and dynamic democracy

Developing Progress is a proposal for progressive development policies and a call for responsible real estate development that values the safety of workers.

04/22/2014 | Improving Job Quality

Fatally Flawed: Why the Rockefeller Institute’s Scaffold Law Report Doesn’t Add Up

New York State’s Labor Law §240 (commonly known as the Scaffold Law) helps keep workers safe by holding employers and owners liable if unsafe conditions at their worksites result in injuries or death...

04/17/2014 | Improving Job Quality

More Riders, More Access, Better Service

Transit can help bridge the divides that separate us: economic class, race, age, disability status, and access to opportunities. Transit is unique in its ability to produce a more equitable state....

04/10/2014

Who We Are: Municipal ID Cards as a Local Strategy to Promote Belonging and Shared Community Identity

One of the paradoxes at the center of the struggle for immigrant rights in the United States is that while immigration law and policy is made at the national level, most of the impacts of those laws...

02/10/2014 | Expanding Municipal ID Cards

Leveraging New York's financial Power to Combat Inequality - The Report

New York is among the most unequal cities in the US. This inequality has become the most pressing issue in New York City and New York State. The good news is that New Yorkers are demanding action —...

12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

New York Immigrant Family Unity Project - The Report

Each year, thousands of New Yorkers — parents, siblings, employers, workers and students — face detention and the possibility of deportation without the assistance of legal counsel. These New Yorkers...

10/29/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

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