A Vision for an Equitable DC

Website by Leah Hendey, Serena Lei
November 28, 2016

Urban–Greater DC   (Washington, D.C.)

What would an equitable DC look like? Communities of color have faced decades of systemic racism and discriminatory policies and practices. These actions have barred people of color from certain jobs and neighborhoods and from opportunities to build wealth, leaving a legacy that persists today. If the nation’s capital were free of its stark racial inequities, it could be a more prosperous and competitive city—one where everyone could reach their full potential and build better lives for themselves and their families. Explore the digital feature to learn more about inequities in DC.

Publisher Info:

Washington DC: Urban Institute