Helping People Talk about Income Inequality? - More Details from the Brookings Institution
"Household income inequality in the United States is higher today than before the Great Recession...Falling incomes at the bottom helped drive inequality in cities and metro areas..." - these are just two of many findings about rising economic inequality in US cities presented in a January 14, 2016 analysis report titled City and metropolitan inequality on the rise, driven by declining incomes, from the Brookings Institution.
A National Issues Forums Institute (NIFI) issue guide titled Making Ends Meet: How Should We Spread Prosperity and Improve Opportunity? is available to help groups and communities talk about this important public issue. The guide is available as a FREE download and results from forums using the issue guide will be included in a national report to policymakers later this year. All are invited to learn more about this issue, use the NIFI issue guide, and become part of the national public voice.