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Five Things the Bike Movement Can Do Now to Move Toward Racial Equity

The bike movement wants to create a world in which everyone can bike and walk—for the health of the planet and the health of communities. The movement is right to be thinking about which communities have the ability to bike and walk and which do not; this is part of a conversation about equity, and it’s absolutely the right conversation for them to achieve their vision.

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Four Things Starbucks Can Do to Get Race Right

Starbucks campaign #RaceTogether is a gesture of goodwill. But does the campaign go far enough? Does it help us get to racial equity?

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Bridging the Divide 50 Years After Selma

Sitting in the pews at New Shiloh Baptist for the 50th anniversary of Blood Sunday in Selma, Alabama, I was deeply touched by the words of Atlanta’s Reverend Timothy McDonald. Rev. McDonald’s words were markedly different from the narrative I heard during the anniversary celebration from many other now elders/then young people about the laziness, miseducation and purposelessness of the current generation.

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Selma, 50 Years Later: Civil Rights and Energy Democracy

Fifty years after Selma, Energy Democracy can be our Edmund Pettus Bridge. To transform our economy and build a more just and equitable society, we need to be strategic, bold and visionary. We need to take on the entrenched power system that is set on maintaining the status quo at all costs — even if it means destroying the planet to maintain their profits.

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CSI Welcomes Jenny Levison to the Team

We are excited to announce Jenny Levison as Vice President of Marketing & Development at CSI. Jenny brings over 20 years of experience working at the nexus of the arts, media, justice, and equity to CSI.

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The Center for Social Inclusion at the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference

The Center for Social Inclusion will be at the Clean Power, Healthy Communities Conference on March 5th, 2015 in Oakland, California. The conference, hosted by the Local Clean Energy Alliance, is a gathering of clean energy advocates committed to bringing the benefits of renewable power to our communities.

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Walking 21 Miles is a Case for Public Action, Not Just Adoration

The story of Detroit’s James Roberston is a testament to hard work and tenacity, but it is also a strong indictment of a broken transportation system.

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After Selma: The Story of George Wallace

Though portrayed a failure at the end of the movie Selma, Governor Wallace redefined American politics through his use of “dog whistle politics”. Here’s how he did it.

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