Race, Gender, Inclusion, and Dignity
Both in the interest of targeting resources for efficiency and as a result of “us versus them” narratives, policies often isolate, stigmatize, and disempower the very people they seek to help.
Kathryn Edin headed a research effort investigating factors that led to protests and violence after the death of Freddie Gray in 2015. In this interview, she talks about how far Baltimore has come since then and what still needs to change.
In North Philadelphia, Reverend Luis Cortés Jr. is building an organization that is responsive to the needs of local residents and takes pride in ethnic heritage. He wants to make it a national model.