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Article Roundup: December 5

Article Roundup: December 5

Our team is always looking for ways to highlight the great work happening around the country. Every day, our communities face new challenges that are met head-on by leaders and entrepreneurs aiming to make a difference. Their work inspires ours! Here is a selection of...

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After the election: Agitate, Educate, Organize

This is an interview with Willie Baptist, our coordinator for Poverty Scholarship and Leadership Development. Willie is a veteran of 50 years of poor people’s struggles for dignity and survival, from the Watts uprising to the National Union of the Homeless to the...

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Why Black Credit Unions Matter for Financial Empowerment https://t.co/F1pAnsglWM

Despite Resistance, Cities Turn to Density to Tackle Housing Inequality https://t.co/3xlaD42y1j

Study: How Beauty Is a Boon for Cities

Richard Florida discusses a study finding a range of connections between a city or neighborhood's aesthetic appeal and its economic health. via @planetizen https://t.co/89aACYw7ye

"More than two dozen communities around the country have created funds to ensure that immigrants have access to legal counsel during immigration proceedings — a right not guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, unlike in criminal court." via @NextCityOrg https://t.co/MPLXfcGMHO

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A New and Unsettling Force for Human Rights

I want to express my deep appreciation to the Human Rights Institute not so much for asking me to speak today, but for their truly pioneering understanding and teaching that if human rights do not apply everywhere they have no meaning anywhere, and for their excellent...

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

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