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Valerie Wilson describes a #DayofEquity for working people

EPI economist Valerie Wilson describes a what a Day of Equity would look like for a working person in America. This video is part of the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s #DayofEquity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and present to the country a shared vision of a better world.

My #DayofEquity: No More Predatory Lending

To Alex Lawson of Social Security Works, a just and equitable day could happen when families have protections that keep them out of the debt trap. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for… Continue Reading My #DayofEquity: No More Predatory Lending

Luz Vega-Marquis, Marguerite Casey Foundation

Luz Vega-Marquis, President and CEO of Marguerite Casey Foundation talks about her #DayofEquity and how she imagines a just and equitable society for all, beginning with restoring voting rights to the formerly incarcerated. Continue Reading Luz Vega-Marquis, Marguerite Casey Foundation

When Education Spending Outpaces Prison Spending

For John, a #DayofEquity will be possible when education gets prioritized ahead of expanding prisons. Read our policy recommendations related to education and criminal justice reform here: http://dayofequity.org/nationalfamilyplatform/

Educator Leroy Silva Talks About a Day of Equal Access to Health Care

Leroy Silva, the junior/senior dean at the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. Silva is from the Pueblo of Laguna in New Mexico.

DayofEquity Trailer

Introduction to the #DayofEquity

Marc Morial, President & CEO of the National Urban League

A Day of Equity for Marc Morial is about ACCESS!

Alicia Garza, National Domestic Workers Alliance and Black Lives Matter

A Day of Equity to Alicia is a day when domestic workers who care for the people we love the most are cared for fully.

Border Community Organizer

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Reed Adair Bobroff talks about a #DayofEquity

This video is in Navajo and English. Reed Adair Bobroff, a Yale University Gordon Grand fellow, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. To Reed, an equitable and just day is when our entertainment is a reflection of our real world.

Carol McDonald’s Day of Equity

Watch Carol McDonald talk about what a #DayofEquity would look like at Netroots Nation.

Ethan Miller’s Day of Equity

Ethan Miller of Jobs With Justice talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a… Continue Reading Ethan Miller’s Day of Equity

Jose Luis Marantes, Florida Immigrant Coalition

For Jose, a Day of Equity would be a day when all will be treated equally and viewed by their contributions to society, not by their legal status.

Tamara Draut’s #DayofEquity

Tamara talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

Milagros Talks About Justice and Equity

Milagros, a staff member of Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health in Boston, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

Selena Zelaya, college student

A day when everyone is treated as equal and not by the color of their skin is a Day of Equity for Selena.

Michael Seifert, Rio Grande Valley Equal Voice Network Weaver

A Day of Equity to Micheal is the Spurs basketball team, a sense of community, and that not a single person that lives along the border feels unsafe.

U.S. Rep. Mark Takano’s Vision for a #DayofEquity

U.S. Congressman Mark Takano of California talks about what a just and equitable day would look like.

Russell Roybal of the National LGBTQ Task Force: A Day Without Fear

Russell Roybal, the deputy executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, talks about what a #DayofEquity would look like.

Tamara Draut, Vice President of Policy & Research, Demos on #DayofEquity

Tamara Draut, Vice President of Research and Policy at Demos, supports the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s #dayofequity campaign.

Equity = Equal opportunities for women

Rio Grande Valley resident on her view of equity

U.S. Sen. Patty Murray’s vision for a #DayofEquity

Sen. Patty Murray of WA talks about what a just and equitable day would look like.

Alberto Retana, Community Coalition for Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

A Day of Equity for Alberto will happen when universal rights benefit all people equally and when all communities feel comfortable, safe and represented in the democratic process.

Chris talks about a #DayofEquity

For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re asking people to share their vision… Continue Reading Chris talks about a #DayofEquity

Guatemalan Refugee

Guatemalan resident of the Rio Grande Valley (Spanish)

A #DayofEquity with Reliable Public Transportation

Watch Tory’s vision for a #DayofEquity. For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re… Continue Reading A #DayofEquity with Reliable Public Transportation

Ryan Collins talks about a #DayofEquity

For the Marguerite Casey Foundation’s 15th anniversary, we launched the Day of Equity campaign to flip the narrative of inequality to that of equity, and provide a vision for an equitable and just society. By asking the question, “What would a Day of Equity look like to you?” we’re asking people to share their vision… Continue Reading Ryan Collins talks about a #DayofEquity

Education Without Financial Burden

Azella Humetewa’s #DayofEquity would be a day when all students have an opportunity to pursue higher education. Humetewa is the operations coordinator at the Native American Community Academy in Albuquerque.

A #DayofEquity Includes Great Schools for All Students

Richard Allen Smith’s vision for a #DayofEquity includes great schools for all students. Watch, then take a look at our education policy recommendations here: http://dayofequity.org/nationalfamilyplatform/