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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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How The Supreme Court’s Ruling on The Fair Housing Act Could Cement Segregated Communities

The Supreme Court’s ruling on the Fair Housing Act could make it harder to reverse decades of racially discriminatory housing policies and practices.

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What the U.S. Department of Transportation Can Learn from Leaders of Color in the South

We must critically examine any federal effort to develop long-term transportation infrastructure to connect people to jobs, education, and health care.

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Selma: 50 Years Later

The film Selma is a glimpse of the risk, difficulty and complexity of the organizing in Selma, AL that led to the Voting Rights Act. Where is Selma today?

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A Bold Step Towards Energy Democracy

We applaud Governor Cuomo’s ban on fracking that denied a false solution to climate change from taking root in New York. The decision was based on a concern for the health of New York’s residents, the protection of our water system, and the lack of clear and strong economic opportunities that fracking could provide given the social costs. And it is a lesson we hope resonates across the nation –any supposed solution to climate change that would compromise our health and wellbeing is no solution at all.

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The Race to Democracy Blog is the news, analysis, and media center for the Center for Social Inclusion (CSI). CSI is a national policy strategy organization that works to transform structural inequity into structural fairness and inclusion. We work with community groups and national organizations to develop policy ideas, foster effective leadership, and develop communications tools for an opportunity-rich world in which we all will thrive.

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