America’s tomorrow: race, place, and the equity agenda
Blackwell starts by saying that, given both the wide and increasing disparity in economic and social opportunity and results between whites and African Americans and Latinos, and the increasing share of the population represented by people of color, equity has become “more than a moral issue. It is an economic imperative.” She argues that equity-driven policy change is essential to transform poverty-driven communities into high-opportunity communities. This requires broad based alliances across fields and an inclusive agenda that focuses on those left behind, rebuilds public infrastructure, grows new businesses and jobs and prepares workers for the jobs of tomorrow.
|This book is provided by Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in its series Monograph with number 2012sate and published in 2012.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: |
Phone: (415) 974-2000
Fax: (415) 974-3333
Web page: http://www.frbsf.org/
More information through EDIRC
|Order Information:|| Email: |
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fip:fedfmo:2012sate. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Noah Pollaczek)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.