Posted on 12/20/16 by Amy Hanauer in Work & Wages
The amazing new Race Anthology: Dispatches and artifacts from a segregated city features a comic strip, poetry, interviews and essays, including this essay by Policy Matters Executive Director Amy Hanauer. Written before the election and published by the City Club and Guide to Kulchur, the book is now more relevant than ever. Get your copy here.
The twentieth century brought a host of American triumphs: social security, universal free public education, state university systems, the GI Bill, the minimum wage and the right to join a union chief among them. These path-breaking changes reduced poverty, created opportunity, grew a middle... read more
Posted on 09/30/16 by Amy Hanauer
Policy Matters’ Amy Hanauer pays tribute to social justice champion Alvin Schorr.
Photo courtesy of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.
I recently had a chance to remember one of our founding... read more
Posted on 05/20/15 by Amy Hanauer
I’m committed to Ohio, but I still talk with my hands like the Jersey girl I grew up as. Especially when talking about things I really care about, as in this TEDx talk I gave... read more
Posted on 03/25/15 by Amy Hanauer
Policy Matters supports a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable and inclusive Ohio. We do this by producing the best possible research and analysis, by getting hundreds of newspaper and other media stories each year (see... read more