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Cityscape of Birmingham, Alabama
Birmingham’s journey from segregated Southern city to the top quartile for racial inclusion offers an example of how other cities can track and measure inclusion.
Kids run after ice cream truck
Suburbs are more racially and economically diverse than they have ever been in our country’s history.
Protesters call for reduce fares for low-income riders
Three ways that transportation agencies can more deeply involve environmental justice communities in transportation planning.
Woman joins a virtual meeting
Cross-sector partnerships will be critical as localities respond, rebuild, and focus on efforts to protect their city’s most vulnerable residents.
Teenagers hang out together
Achieving deeper racial equity requires taking on existing power structures and working to change the systems that sustain racism.
Woman works in a community garden in Washington, DC
Prioritizing and understanding the experience of populations with barriers to healthy environments is key to promote health equity in a community.
A sign announces food at a market in New Orleans
For local and state governments to equitably serve their communities, all community members need to have a voice in decisionmaking.
Woman wearing mask rides bike across Brooklyn Bridge
New mobility technologies could reduce existing transportation inequities. But without proper planning, new mobility could have the opposite effect.

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