The gap between rich and poor in the District is one of the highest among the largest cities in the United States. Mayor Gray and the DC Council have a major opportunity with the FY 2015 budget to start narrowing the income gap and increasing opportunity for DC residents, through investments in affordable housing, education, health care, job assistance, and targeted tax reductions. You can read more about DCFPI’s suggestions for how to close the gap in this month’s “The Numbers” column.
DC Should Act Now to Improve Access to Healthcare for Thousands of Immigrant Residents
By Jodi Kwarciany • Hill Rag • May 8, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr.: An Inspiration in Today’s Fight for Racial and Economic Justice
By Brittany Alston • Hill Rag • April 7, 2018
Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can Fight Back
By Kitty Richards • East of the River • February 10, 2018