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Nationally syndicated talk show host Roland Martin headlines New Jersey-focused racial and economic justice town hall

NEWARK, New Jersey, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to send a clear message to the Democratic Governor Phil Murphy, in an election year, national and state community and business leaders held a virtual town hall on Sunday that received more than 20,000 views on social media platforms. Roland Martin hosted the event […]

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Culture Shift: How 2 Nonprofits Are Using Art to Inspire Visionary Economic Justice – Non Profit News

Two organizations dedicated to supporting nonprofits as they shape social justice narratives have teamed up to distribute lesson plans and discussion guides to promote difficult conversations about economic justice in our schools and communities. communities. They follow a long tradition across the world of amplifying voices through striking visual imagery in the hopes of turning […]

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The Black Caucus seeks to advance police reform, economic justice and the ‘black agenda’

Legislative Black Caucus Chairman Darryl Barnes (D-Prince George’s), flanked by Sen. Antonio L. Hayes (D-Baltimore City) and Del. Stephanie M. Smith (D-Baltimore City) in 2019. Photo by Danielle E. Gaines After a year marked by social unrest shrouded in a global pandemic, members of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland have their sights set on […]

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Reshaping the Economy: Health, Racial Disparities and Economic Justice – Non Profit News

Click here to download the accompanying slides Building on a series of articles from the Winter 2020 issue of Quarterly non-profit, this webinar in our Redo the economy series looks at health care, the largest sector of the US economy. Famously, the United States pays far more than any other country for health care—17.7 percent […]

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Vision for Economic Justice: NPR

Mary Louise Kelly of NPR speaks with Michael Tubbs, Stockton, Calif., Former mayor and founder of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income, about Martin Luther King Jr.’s impact on the fight for a universal basic income. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: Basic universal income is basically money that goes straight into people’s pockets without any strings attached. […]

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Actor and activist Hill Harper talks about economic justice at MLK Day vigil

After actor and activist Hill Harper published his first book, “Letters to a Younger Brother,” he discovered that juvenile court judges had assigned his work to book reviews. These reports led him to receive letters from incarcerated young black men, including one from a 16-year-old named Bryan. “As you said in your book, a lot […]

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Ensure economic justice for all immigrant families in the third stimulus bill

As President-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden White House: United States Donated 200 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Globally Police recommend charges against four people over Sinema bathroom protest. renewed his call to a third series of stimulus checks Friday to help Americans in difficulty, it would do well to start by correcting the exclusions of the first two […]

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Christian Citizenship Seminar 2021 to study economic justice – News

By Naomi Yilma “He showed strength with his arm; he scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has overthrown the mighty from their thrones and exalted the lowly; he has satisfied the hungry with good things and sent the rich away empty ”(Luke 1: 51-53). The 2021 Christian Citizenship Seminar (CSC), focusing […]

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5 Ways MacKenzie Scott’s $ 5.8 Billion Commitment to Social and Economic Justice is a Model for Other Donors

The author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on Dec. 15 that it had donated nearly $ 4.2 billion to hundreds of nonprofits. This was her second such announcement since she first publicly discussed her intentions to donate in May 2019. In July 2020, Scott revealed that she had already donated nearly $ 1.7 billion to […]

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King Boston seeks corporate donors to make Memorial and Economic Justice Center a reality

King Boston has raised nearly $ 9 million in pledges so far, well above the original target of $ 6 million. But Paris Jeffries will not be satisfied until he gets the total up to $ 15 million. The memorial in honor of Martin Luther King, his wife, Coretta Scott King, and the training time […]

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Economic Justice – Nonprofit News

NPQ launched our economic justice program in July 2018. We believe the economy is too big to be left to economists. By doing our job of economic justice, NPQ consciously operates with an intersectional lens, examining the interrelationships between different social structures, including class, gender and race. Our work is guided by our National Advisory […]

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More work needed to implement Ginsburg’s vision for social and economic justice

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Advancing economic justice: How the Ford Foundation invests in diversity

The renewed focus on racial disparities in America has caused many investment firms to scramble to rewrite their mission statements to be more inclusive, but there is one organization that is committed to social justice. for decades. Diversity, equity and inclusion are in the DNA of the Ford Foundation. Philanthropy began in 1936 with a […]

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Economic justice needed to stop murders of trans women of color

Even after this summer’s series of historic protests and marches led by trans women of color, the murder of black and brunette trans women continues unabated. During this long summer, the number of deaths of transgender women has steadily increased to reach at least 28, which is more than the total number killed in 2019. […]

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Gabriel Bryant on the need for economic justice in Philadelphia

Opinion Gabriel Bryant on the need for the black community to take ownership of all the systems and institutions that affect it. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips delivered to your inbox every Sunday morning – perfect with a coffee! Youth organizer and advocate Gabriel Bryant. Gabriel Bryant, 41, of East Oak […]

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Normal Wasn’t Working: Economic Justice in a Post-COVID Reality

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the grim and disturbing injustices and inequalities that have always existed in our health care, our economy and our government. While the virus does not discriminate, our human-made systems and structures do. And in the United States, that means those who feel the impact of this disease the most are […]

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Economic Justice and System Change: How Should Nonprofits Respond? – Non-profit news

Increasingly, economic inequality has become a central issue in American society. Since the 1970s, wealth and income inequalities have grown rapidly, affecting the work of almost all nonprofit organizations. But how should nonprofits conceptualize the economy and solve the many economic problems that affect the people we serve, especially today, when more than 20 million […]

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Economic justice requires more than a wealth tax

The plans of Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman to tax wealth represent a welcome and, frankly, too late shift in the attention the economics profession pays to issues of wealth inequality. At the heart of this change, of course, has been their occasional co-author, Thomas Piketty, whose 2014 book Capital in the 21st century followed […]

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Social Justice Summit discusses economic justice – JHS Plank

At Sacramento Jesuit High School, it is an annual tradition to spend a week examining a social justice issue such as mental health or criminal justice. At last week’s Social Justice Summit, students heard a variety of discussions about the realities of economic justice or inJustice. Guest speakers explained how social justice includes the dignity […]

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Advancing Economic Justice for Youth Justice Action Month

Through Duy Pham While Youth Justice Action Month (JAMJ) in october, activists raise awareness and encourage action on behalf of young people affected by the criminal justice system. This year, the YJAM challenge is to ACT (Awaken, Confront, Transform) to end racism. However, we cannot tackle structural racism in the criminal justice system without examining […]

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The forgotten legacy of Martin Luther King? His fight for economic justice | Michael K Honey

Fifty years after his assassination in Memphis, how do we remember Martin Luther King Jr? Popular treatments portray him primarily through his magnificent I Have a Dream speech, delivered at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. King called on America to live up to its historic ideals of equal rights in which all people would be […]

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Economic justice is not what it seems – Daily Press

Governor Ralph Northam used his first address to the General Assembly to seek common ground with Republicans on workforce training, education and economic development, but he also called forcefully to the expansion of the state’s Medicaid program as “a matter of fundamental economic justice” and challenged over burning Democratic political priorities. Let’s explore the term […]

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Definition of economic justice

What is economic justice? Economic justice is a component of social justice and the welfare economy. It is a set of moral and ethical principles for building economic institutions, where the ultimate goal is to create an opportunity for each person to establish a sufficient material basis on which to have a dignified, productive and […]

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Economic justice | Southern Poverty Law Center

They fall victim to predatory lenders who trap them in a cycle of debt and deprive them and their communities of meager resources. They are denied access to the social safety net by politicians who stigmatize low income workers and blame them for the problems in our country. They are exploited and imprisoned by local […]