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Racial Equity

07/25/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Poverty
  • Income and Work

In Minnesota, full-time workers of color three times as likely to be poor

Most people believe that full-time work should empower somebody to fill their fridge, fill their gas tank and start put...
06/06/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Health Care

Smart policy interventions can shrink racial disparities: National mortality rates edition

When researchers looked at mortality rates of younger Americans across the country, they found that policy choices are...
04/20/16
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work

Assets and opportunity not reaching all communities in Minnesota

A report from the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) finds Minnesota does well on many aspects of its Assets...
04/06/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Health Care

Smart policy interventions can shrink racial disparities: The example of health insurance

Health insurance is a basic necessity — and if you don’t have it, Minnesota’s nation-leading health care system might as well be an ocean away. Significant disparities in the health insurance coverage rates of different racial and ethnic groups in Minnesota mean that a large number of our neighbors struggle to get the health care they need for themselves and their families.

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