Advancing Employment Equity in Rural North Carolina

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This report describes why employment equity in rural North Carolina is critical to the state’s economic future and lays out a policy roadmap to achieving employment equity. This roadmap is based on data analysis and modeling of a “full-employment-for-all economy” that was conducted by the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at the University of Southern California as well as policy research and focus groups conducted by PolicyLink, Rural Forward, and the North Carolina Budget and Tax Center.

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Graphic displaying title of policy 'Prohibit Credit Reports in Hiring'
Prohibit Credit Reports in Hiring
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Published on 04/16/2021

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