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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National League of Cities
Policy Areas Economic Justice
Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a cash payment granted to all members of a community on a regular basis, regardless of employment status or income level. This guide provides recommendations to cities looking to pilot UBI policies. In particular, it provides tips on how cities should...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level County
State(s) All States
Source State Innovation Exchange
Policy Areas Environment & Natural Resources, Energy, Health, Community Development, Public Spaces, Democracy & Governance
Carbon pricing is one major set of market mechanisms that states can use to promote the advancement of clean energy adoption. Whether a state or region chooses to implement a cap-and-trade, carbon tax, or some other mechanism, it is critical that issues of equity and justice for the...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level State
State(s) All States
Source The Democracy Collaborative
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Health, Children & Families
This paper focuses on gender-based oppression since it is both one of the fundamental characteristics of the current system and one that must be eliminated from any desirable alternative future system. The first section attempts to provide working definitions for key terms and a brief...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source Drexel University
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Community Development, Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Housing
Progressive cities should embrace redistributive policies and community organizing to increase equality in employment, affordable housing, and public transportation, and mitigate adverse environmental impacts. This report examines systemic inequities and provides progressive solutions...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2023
Level State
State(s) New Mexico
Source New Mexico Voices for Children
Policy Areas Economic Justice
Immigrant families significantly struggled during the pandemic as they were ineligible to receive the federal government's safety-net programs. In 2022, New Mexico started a guaranteed income program that provided $500 per month to mixed-status immigrant families, which increased...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2023
Level State
State(s) Oregon
Source Oregon Center for Public Policy
Policy Areas Economic Justice
Communities of color continue to face obstacles to economic equality. Structural reforms are necessary not only to lift underresourced communities but to improve outcomes for all Americans struggling to make ends meet. This roadmap details campaigns in Oregon to raise the minimum...

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