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Michigan students are increasingly diverse but their teachers are not. Access to high-quality education and care is also limited to children of color. They are more likely to change schools and have absences, and hence may cause cumulative educational inequities. Policy recommendations are listed in the report.
LAANE report outlining an equitable growth strategy for LA County following the 2008 recession built around good jobs targeted towards communities facing the greatest disadvantage
This report evaluates California's looming retirement crisis. The study finds most California seniors are unprepared for retirement facing high costs of living and with low pension or 401K attainment.
The report evaluating census data finds that LA County has some of the highest rates of working poverty in the country. This analysis breaks down poverty rates by industry as well.
This report highlights how commerical offices in LA using low road security contractors contribute both to poverty in the city and decreased public safety.
This report evaluates the impact of the City's Living Wage Ordiance which covered the hotels near the airport as well as the implimentation of a union collective bargaining agreement at some of these hotels. The report finds these initiative provide an important model for local leadership, responsible business practices and community engagement in developing a high road tourism model for the city.
The odinance establishes the LA Wage Enforcement Division and increasesthe penalities for wage theft and other wage violations.
This revision to the city's Living Wage Ordinance strengthen and extanded the ordiances. It extended the law to the city's airports and anyone excieving financial subsindes from the city.
This brieft outlines the challenges facing LA in terms of good jobs and poverty. It outlines how the city can combate urband poverty by creating good jobs.
This study based on a survey of 300 workers at LAX found that the airlines used contractors who put the security and health of the public at risk, while failing to provide adequate services to passangers with disabilities. Furthermore, these contractors fail to provide workers with living wage jobs.