Wisconsin has the regrettable distinction of ranking among the worst states in the nation for racial inequality.
What can municipal governments do now to hasten their recovery and build resilience for the future, while also addressing past inequity?
COWS in the News
“While it moves wages for 3 in 10 Wisconsin workers, it moves wages up for half of Hispanic workers and half of Black workers in the state, and 37% of women,” says Laura Dresser, associate …April 15, 2021
Kids Forward Chief Executive Officer and COWS Senior Fellow Michele Mackey is interviewed about the group’s emphasis on racial equity, and how there is no rural-urban divide and the governor’s proposed budget. Kids Forward is …April 1, 2021
Laura Dresser says the current state minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is simply not enough, and has been the same for more than a decade. “It just gets less and less meaningful, and less …March 25, 2021