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Ready to Work, Uprooting Inequity: Black Workers in California

2017

A new research brief explores the experience of the Black community in California through a labor and employment lens. As a result of widening inequality and a glaring lack of economic opportunities, California is in the throes of a Black jobs crisis.

Ready to Work, Uprooting Inequity: Black Workers in Los Angeles County

2017

As a result of a lack of economic opportunities, widening inequality, and rising housing costs, the Black community in Los Angeles is experiencing a jobs crisis. This report considers how the lack of access to quality jobs is adversely impacting the community and draws a portrait of the challenges that Black workers in Los Angeles face.