Strategies to Increase Diversity and Equity in Civic Leadership

Part One - Gateway Cities Innovation Institute Awards and Summit

In recent years, MassINC has become increasingly concerned that our civic leaders do not reflect our growing diversity. This has significant ramifications for public policy, and our ability to heal the economic divide that has only deepened since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 

Pre-Covid Homebuying Trends May Widen Racial Wealth Gaps in Massachusetts

A new report from MassINC’s Gateway Cities Innovation Institute finds a concerning pattern in Black and Latino homebuying trends that could exacerbate the racial wealth gap.

For Immediate Release Monday, September 28, 2020 Press Contact: Meridith St. Jean Phone: 802-881-1138 Email: mstjean@massinc.org   Pre-Covid Homebuying Trends May Widen Racial Wealth Gaps in Massachusetts Boston – A new report from MassINC’s Gateway Cities Innovation Institute finds a concerning pattern in Black and Latino homebuying trends that could exacerbate the racial wealth gap. Priced

MassINC Statement on Passing of Chief Justice Gants

The passing of Chief Justice Ralph Gants is a terrible loss at a time when the Commonwealth hungers for leadership in the long struggle to achieve greater equality. Justice Gants fearlessly confronted structures that undermine the ideals of equal justice. In his first State of the Judiciary address, he took on racially-biased mandatory-minimum sentences, asking:

Eighth Annual Gateway Cities Innovation Awards & Summit

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for a Strong Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we socialize, work, and plan for the future. The path forward is uncertain, but one thing is clear: we must focus with laser precision on diversity, equity, and inclusion for a strong recovery and a brighter future. That’s why MassINC is proud to feature the work of Gateway City champions

Massachusetts Can’t Wait Any Longer for RBIs

The Gateway Cities Journal

Massachusetts is one of only a handful of states that continue to prevent local and regional efforts to generate revenue to respond to transportation needs. If we pass up on the opportunity to empower communities to act without further delay, this will only become more problematic for Massachusetts.

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