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The pandemic highlighted the structural racism that upholds our political and economic systems and has long disadvantaged Asian, Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander people and communities in this country.
New Markets Tax Credit can contribute to significant economic growth, but program improvements could ensure they help incumbent residents of low-income neighborhoods.
By learning from the steps taken by other countries, the Biden administration’s Safe Streets for All program can use its funding to effectively work toward the promise in its name.
How can public leaders push their policies to be more inclusive as we look toward a postpandemic future?
Our nation’s economy is built on the infrastructure system being structurally sound, efficient in performance, and equitable in delivery and construction.
Creating racially equitable communities requires that those most affected by inequities can participate meaningfully in community development.
Louisville’s local land-use challenges are not unique: Most American cities face class and racial segregation.
Programs like Promise Neighborhoods can motivate and align cross-sector efforts and, with some adjustments, reduce inequities in education.
Three insights from the Love Your Block program can inform other cities seeking to adapt their community and neighborhood-based services during the pandemic.

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