Advancing Equity: New Solutions to Inspire Change

Today, 43 million Americans live below the poverty line, despite having jobs. And 40% of us struggle to make ends meet, deciding everyday whether to pay bills or buy food. Is the American Dream a myth?

Addressing income inequality, housing costs and access to opportunities is at the forefront of the agenda for U.S. cities. Civic leaders and urban practitioners are seeking transformative change to create equitable outcomes in the communities where we live, work and play.

There’s reason for optimism. Be inspired by grassroots movements and cities that are forging new paths toward creating inclusive communities that encourage everyone to participate, prosper and reach their full potential.  

Using case studies from cities large and small across the globe, Jamillah Jordan offers insights on bringing equity efforts to scale and catalyzing cross-sector collaboration.