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U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, one of four 2015 Asset Builder Champion Awards recipients, discusses the need for immigration reform and bipartisan policy efforts to help close the racial wealth gap.

Monday, April 27 2015 15:32
 


Spotlight

Lisa Hasegawa, one of four 2015 Asset Builder Champion Awards recipients, discusses her efforts to great a more fair and inclusive society for Asian American and Pacific Islanders.

Monday, April 27 2015 15:19
 


Simona Combi

Tanya Fiddler is a nationally recognized leader in small business development and community investment, specifically through Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs. CDFIs seek investments from larger institutions, individuals, and banks in order to re-lend those dollars in places that need them most.

Monday, April 27 2015 15:12
 


Simona Combi

Professor john a. powell is an internationally renowned expert on civil rights and structural racism. He is the Director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society as well as a Professor of Law and a Professor of African American Studies and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. Professor powell also holds the Robert D. Haas Chancellor’s Chair in Equity and Inclusion.

Monday, April 27 2015 14:40
 


Spotlight

We sat down with john a. powell, one of four 2015 Asset Builder Champion Awards recipients, to talk about his work on making our society truly inclusive.

Thursday, April 23 2015 14:34
 


Robyn Fischer

In case you haven't noticed, big things are happening in the world of water. Just last year, Americans stepped up to ask their government to pass legislation that prioritizes water, sanitation and hygiene for people with exceptional need—and it did. Shortly after, jaws dropped as business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates made a point of drinking water distilled from human feces. And this week, heads are turning yet again as 11 of the world's most well-known corporations team up with two of the world's most influential organizations in the WASH and freshwater conservation communities to voice their support for the most ambitious, yet achievable, stand-alone goal on water and sanitation that the world has ever seen.

Tuesday, March 24 2015 09:13
 


Antwan Jones

The world is sleeping with one eye open and that eye is directed toward the current situation in West Africa. News outlets have been delivering up-to-the-minute reports regarding new cases of Ebola within their backyards. In the U.S., there are similar stories. Recently, President Barack Obama met with Nina Pham, the nurse who contracted Ebola after treating the recently-deceased Thomas Eric Duncan. However, this kind of intense coverage can excite panic and lead to unnecessary policies to deal with a small risk for the general population.

Wednesday, October 29 2014 12:03
 


Simona Combi

From the racial wealth gap to excessive fees, high college costs, paydaylending, the minimum wage, and Native American issues to the NFL and domestic violence, preparing boys to be good fathers, and life skills for black boys, 34 op-eds cover a wide spectrum of topics people are talking about. Read them at our Storify summary:

Monday, October 27 2014 13:32
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