State Policy

A Victory for Rights in Massachusetts

UFE at Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Signing

On Wednesday, July 2, the UFE team joined our sisters at MataHari: Eye of the Day – an organization of women of color, immigrant women and families that works to end exploitation and gender-based violence – at the Massachusetts State House for a momentous occasion: the signing of the Massachusetts Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights.

Education is Not Enough to Close Racial Economic Divide

— Brian Miller
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Racial disparities in unemployment are not just the result of differing education levels. Even when limiting the data to college graduates alone, significant disparities of unemployment remain indicating that race still matters in America.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? for more.

25-State Coverage Gap Hits Blacks and Latinos Harder

— Brian Miller
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Blacks and Latinos represent a disproportionate share of the 5 million who will be denied health insurance due to the GOP's 25-state coverage gap.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? to learn more.

Experience Raise the Roots!

— Maz
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Raise the Roots keeps getting better, and 2013 was our biggest conference yet! Our partners gathered in Boston to learn different ways arts, culture and technology can shape and enhance their efforts to build grassroots power for sensible and necessary tax policy reforms in their states.

Experience Raise the Roots!

— Maz
Download this year's conference program.

Raise the Roots keeps getting better, and 2013 was our biggest conference yet! Our partners in the Tax Fairness Organizing Collaborative gathered in Boston to learn different ways arts, culture and technology can shape and enhance their efforts to build grassroots political power for sensible and necessary tax policy reforms in their states. Participants were also connected with opportunities to collaborate across state lines to advance key federal policies.

    

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