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Women, people of color, and low-income families face the highest risk of being forced out of their homes as the eviction moratorium comes to an end

July 31, 2021

Women, people of color, and low-income families face the highest risk of being forced out of their homes as the eviction moratorium comes to an end

The eviction moratorium is expected to end on July 31, after Congress failed to renew it before heading into recess until mid-September. Once the moratorium expires, about 7.4 million Americans will risk getting evicted in the next coming months, according to Census Pulse Survey Data.

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May 26, 2021

How to Make this Moment the Real Turning Point for Change

We work to help leaders change their world—and the world needs changing. The killings of Daunte Wright, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the loss of far too many Black lives to list, have left our nation anguished and outraged. While now is a time for grief and anger, it is also a time for resolve. Find resources to learn what you can do to create a more just and equitable world.

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March 13, 2021

We Could Solve Homelessness if We Wanted

In Los Angeles, a neighborhood has gone to war with itself over a tent city in a park. In Philadelphia, the transit authority said that it would close a subway station—cutting off an entire neighborhood from transit service—because of disorder related to the local homeless population.

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October 9, 2020

Resources to understand America’s long history of injustice and inequality

The video of George Floyd’s death at the hands of police in Minneapolis triggered protests around the world. It brought renewed attention to the high-profile deaths of black Americans during the past decade and ongoing concerns about systemic racism in the criminal justice system.

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August 6, 2020

‘Two Sides Of The Same Coin’: Addressing The Link Between Racism And Homelessness

“It was something for you to see,” she said. “I saw so many young people protesting, and it wasn’t violent at all, it was like everybody was together, everybody was arm-in-arm and marching and letting them know ‘look, we’re serious about changing this police brutality situation.’”

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July 30, 2020

Tracking COVID-19’s Effects by Race and Ethnicity

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed many thousands of lives and disrupted millions of jobs, but neither burden has been shouldered equally across American society. Black and brown communities in the US have been hit hardest, as is often the case in crises, worsening existing health and economic inequities.

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