Commentary and Events

These blog posts and newsletters elevate local examples of and provide commentary on key aspects of inclusive recovery.


This limited newsletter series uses place-based examples to illustrate how equity is leading communities’ COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Lessons on Inclusive Recovery in the Past 12 Months
October 20, 2021

How Community Colleges Could Drive Local Inclusive Economic Recovery
September 1, 2021

Addressing the Racial Wealth Gap for an Inclusive Recovery
July 15, 2021

How Local Leaders Can Advance an Inclusive Recovery for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs
June 3, 2021

How Can Placemaking Lead to a More Inclusive Recovery?
April 28, 2021

Shining Light on Inclusive Recovery in the Aftermath of COVID-19
September 16, 2020

The Value of Work and Workers in an Inclusive Recovery
October 7, 2020

A More Inclusive Approach to Preserving Affordable Housing
October 22, 2020

Engaging Young Leaders to Drive an Inclusive Recovery
November 10, 2020

Committing to Digital Equity in an Inclusive Recovery
January 13, 2021

Protecting Mental Health for an Inclusive Recovery
March 3, 2021

Prioritizing Financial Health of Residents for an Inclusive Recovery
March 31, 2021


Blog Posts

Three Ways Local Leaders Can Center Racial Equity and Inclusion in Economic Recovery
November 10, 2021

Despite the Pandemic’s Hit to Sales, Small Businesses Aren’t Experiencing Dramatically Higher Delinquencies. But Will That Trend Last?
March 16, 2021

Americans’ Credit Health improved during the Pandemic, but There’s More to the Story
February 17, 2021

How does the DC region rank on inclusion and shared prosperity?
June 6, 2018

Racial inclusion and racial diversity: How they compare and diverge across cities
May 14, 2018

What separates the most- and least-inclusive cities in the country?
April 25, 2018



How Cities Can Promote Inclusive Growth
May 23, 2018



One Year into the Pandemic: New Evidence on How Small Businesses Are Faring
March 16, 2021

Thriving Residents, Thriving Cities: Propelling Inclusive Growth through Resident Financial Health
November 7, 2019