ARRA and the Economic Crisis: One Year Later

Has ARRA worked to offset this growing economic divide in our nation, and offered relief to hard hit communities? Has ARRA worked to promote greater racial and socioeconomic equity in our nation? One year into the imlpementation of ARRA we find mixed results, and offer critical lessons learned from the ARRA experience.

The following report examines the disparate impact of the recession and housing crisis, specifically reviewing the impact of ARRA on relieving this unfolding crisis in hardest-hit communities. The report also pulls from the expertise and experience of equity advocates in the broader social justice field, offering reflections from the field by those working directly to produce more equitable outcomes in our response to the economic crisis.

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