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Racial inequities exist across all indicators for success — education, jobs, housing, neighborhoods, criminal justice, health and more. Unless we are proactively working for racial equity, we will be replicating the status quo. RSVP for our workshop in Oakland, CA, which will feature Glenn Harris, President of the Center for Social Inclusion, and Scot Nakagawa, Partner in ChangeLab. Glenn and Scot will share their latest thinking about the strategies and skills needed to build a movement for racial equity.Learn More
Yesterday marked the second year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy devastating New York City. In Red Hook, Brooklyn, communities relied on a wireless mesh network to coordinate and communicate in the aftermath of the storm. With Comcast planning to buy Time Warner and the upcoming Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruling on Net Neutrality, what lessons can we learn from Red Hook’s wireless mesh network?Learn More
The City of Detroit needs investment, but we can’t replace, forget or leave behind the people that live there. A community benefits ordinance demands that the city be more thoughtful about the people of Detroit: It will help build a better, more sustainable Detroit for Detroiters.Learn More
Recently, the National Policy Alliance made waves claiming that net metering policies create more inequity and harm to low-income communities and communities of color. The NPA is right to raise concern for communities of color and low-income communities when it comes to our energy system. Yet, the argument is short-sighted and actually hinders opportunities for communities of color.Learn More
Today, September 22nd, and tomorrow, September 23rd, is the People’s Climate Justice Summit in New York City. The summit is …Learn More