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Three Principles for an Antiracist, Equitable State Response to COVID 19 – and a Stronger Recovery

April 29, 2021

COVID-19’s effects have underscored the ways our nation’s history of racism, bias, and discrimination are embedded in our health, social, and economic systems. But recent, substantial federal aid and an improving revenue outlook in many states are offering states a historic chance: they can make policy choices that repeat and exacerbate these inequities, which also will slow the economy’s recovery, or they can set another course — toward antiracist, equitable, and inclusive policies that build an economic recovery that extends to all people. This article from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides three principles to guide the recovery work.

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