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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town, Other Boards and Agencies, State
State(s) All States
Source Center for American Progress
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Economic Justice, Health
Black women experience alarming health disparities in the United States during pregnancy and childbirth, suffering from increased rates of severe maternal morbidity, preventable maternal deaths, and mistreatment in healthcare settings. To address the crisis, the brief proposes comprehensive...

Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source State Innovation Exchange
Policy Areas Education, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Community Development, Public Spaces, Housing, Public Safety, Health, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
Outdated workplace policies have failed to keep pace with the demands on today's workforce, limiting our economic growth....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Health, Democracy & Governance
Storytelling is a vulnerable way to share experiences and listen to another's perspective, particularly to shift a narrative and build connections between communities. Since the beginning of time, families and communities have used oral storytelling and written stories to share family...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Local Progress
Policy Areas Children & Families, Health
This policy brief examines the problem of inaccessible abortion and outlines local policy solutions to address it, including providing local funding of abortion, creating a supportive culture for women's reproductive health decisions, ensuring access to unbiased information, and passing...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2022
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) All States
Source National Institute for Reproductive Health
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Health
This review aims to provide advocates and elected officials with a comprehensive list of proactive state legislation passed and executive orders enacted during the post-Dobbs time period, while highlighting some of the most promising local policies adopted in municipalities. Crucially,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) Washington
Source City of Seattle
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health, Children & Families, Public Safety
This ordinance requires employers to provide a certain number of hours annually, depending on business size, to employees for sick leave. It also requires employers to grant safe leave for issues related to domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking....

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source Austin City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Health
This resolution directs $100,000 to "Jane's Due Process" to provide logistical support services for abortion access. Jane's Due Process is a Texas-based nonprofit organization that helps young people confidentially access abortion by providing free legal support, 1-on-1 case management,...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source The City of Austin
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Health
In response to the Texas governor criminalizing abortion at the felony level, the city of Austin passed a resolution, condemning laws and actions intended to strip away people's fundamental rights. The resolution also outlined that city funds would not be used to catalog, store, or...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) Illinois
Source City of Chicago
Policy Areas Children & Families, Health
This ordinance prohibits city agencies from participating in any investigation or proceedings related to reproductive and gender-affirming care by anti-abortion states. As anti-abortion states increasingly try to impose sanctions against people providing legal reproductive healthcare...

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