The toolkit by GARE shares the stories and lessons learned from local government leaders across the country who have built (and continue to build) racial equity strategies. We have seen success with advancing racial equity and government transformation with the following six strategies: (1) Using a racial equity framework, (2) Building organizational capacity, (3) Implementing racial equity tools, (4) Being data-driven, (5) Partnering with other institutions and communities, (6) Communicating and act with urgency.
The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.4 million Hispanic-owned businesses that, combined, contribute over $700 billion to the American economy every year. It also advocates on behalf of 260 major American corporations and serves as the umbrella organization for more than 200 local chambers and business associations nationwide.
This article from the Atlantic detailed look at how the labor market is stratified by race, with whites seeing higher wages and lower unemployment, while blacks and Hispanics cluster in lower-paying jobs.
This report by the Center for Social Inclusion reflects on the legacy of Jim Crow laws and their impact on jobs for people of color, and offers concrete solutions to address racial inequities in the workforce.