Four Ways Residents Can Influence the DC Budget
It’s incredibly important to share your opinions and preferences so that our public investments reflect the will of the people.
Unchecked School Growth Jeopardizes Stability of Neighborhood School Budgets
DCFPI Welcomes Anthony Field as our new Campaigns Manager!
As Campaigns Manager, Anthony will work closely with colleagues and advocacy partners to develop, implement, and advise on strategic policy campaigns informed by the DC Fiscal Policy Institute’s (DCFPI) research and analysis.
Latinas in DC Earn 64 Cents For Every Dollar Earned by White, Non-Hispanic Men
For Latinas in DC, the picture is less egregious, but still stark. Latinas earn 64 percent of what white, non-Hispanic men do in a year and it takes them nearly 19 months to make up the difference…
DC’s Extreme Wealth Concentration Exacerbates Racial Inequality, Limits Economic Opportunity
Taxing wealth could reduce inequality and raise revenue for public services
Reflections on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: DC Making Progress on Wage Equity, But There is Still Work To Be Done
DCFPI Has a New Mission Aimed at Creating an Anti-Racist Future
When we identify, advocate for, and win policy solutions that intentionally lift up and protect DC’s Black and brown communities, everyone will benefit.
Large Black-White Disparities in Poverty and Income Persisted in 2021
DCFPI welcomes Claire Goldberg as our new Digital Communications Associate!
Police Budget Remains Flat Despite Big Investments in Officer Recruitment and Retention
DC’s approved police budget is remaining relatively flat, on net and when accounting for inflation, despite the Mayor and DC Council enacting significant investments to expand the police force.