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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2013
Level City or Town
State(s) Rhode Island
Source The Economic Progress Institute
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
Rhode Island changed policies to help ensure that single mothers with low incomes are able to raise their children. Most single parent families are lead by women and half of them are living in poverty. This report finds that policy which help include support programs which give them...

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 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 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 2015
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source PeopleForBikes
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Transportation & Mobility
Diversity created the city. But diversity has never been easy. American urbanism has been a process through which communities-diverse in ideology, in interest, in income, in ethnic background and in racial identification-have negotiated space. Some of this evolution has been brutal....

Type Ordinance
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...

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