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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source PeopleForBikes
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Transportation & Mobility
From housing choice to bus frequency to freeway routing to sidewalk quality, cities have often failed to equitably distribute the costs and benefits of mobility. Today, U.S. cities are using a new tool to help make bike transportation a mainstream part of urban American life: protected...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Local Progress
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement
Although minority and/or women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) serve a critical role in our national economy, they are more likely than most other businesses to face disproportionate economic challenges. To address this MWBE programs can alter traditional procurement rules to increase...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) Rhode Island
Source Center for Neighborhood Technology
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Community Development
This report examines how Rhode Island can improve economic assistance and workforce opportunities for single mothers by improving the "Rhode Island Works" cash assistance program, expanding the state childcare assistance program, increasing the minimum wage, increasing the earned...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) Rhode Island
Source Women's Fund of Rhode Island
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This infographic presents a snapshot of Women of Color in Rhode Island and the disparities they face, including lower levels of education and higher rates of poverty. This infographic reports that Women of Color are concentrated in industries like health care, social assistance,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2020
Level State
State(s) Rhode Island
Source Women's Fund of Rhode Island
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Health, Children & Families
Economic insecurity is the root of many of the problems women and girls face in Rhode Island. Federal and state governments can help promote women’s economic security by implementing policies that promote equality and adequate earnings in the workplace and investing in programs that...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source The League of American Bicyclists
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Transportation & Mobility
Bicycling is on the rise across the U.S. Adults are capitalizing on the health and economic benefits of active transportation, while an increasing number of young people are forgoing drivers' licenses to save money and embrace more walkable, bikeable lifestyles. The new majority that...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, School District
State(s) California
Source Local Progress
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Education
The Culver City Unified School District has created an "Equity Strategic Plan" to advance equity in governance, school curriculums, and the opportunities available to students. One of the most important goals outlined in their plan is to make ethnic and gender studies a more central...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2015
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility
Transportation is the lynchpin that allows us to function in our daily lives. Whether we move by foot, bicycle, car, bus, skateboard, or wheelchair, we all need to travel to meet everyday needs. We use transportation to buy food, find housing, get to school and work, access recreational...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source FairVote
Policy Areas Civil Rights
This guide is a resource that supports mayors to accelerate gender equality in their communities. The guide incorporates recommendations and resources from a Mayors Roundtable event, emphasizing issues concerning women and girls, such as workplace conditions, civic engagement, and...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2017
Level City or Town
State(s) Minnesota
Source The Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Community Development, Public Spaces, Transportation & Mobility
The Minneapolis Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC) approved a Work Plan for Equity, Education and Encouragement that is included in the Appendix. In particular, BAC will work with staff and partners to increase awareness of equity issues related to bicycling, increase the reach of...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) Wisconsin
Source Common Council of the City of Madison
Policy Areas Civil Rights
This ordinance states that the City Attorney's Office will draft ordinances using gender-inclusive language. In addition, this ordinance authorizes the City Attorney's Office to make and codify changes to all existing ordinances to align with the City's gender-inclusive policies....

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