Equity

NGA is working with Governors to assist them as they work to address bias and disparate impacts experienced by low-income communities and people of color in the criminal justice system, health care and other policy areas.


Resources

NGA Convenes Six States to Explore Best Practices to Advance Disability Inclusive Workforce Policy

NGA Convenes Six States to Explore Best Practices to Advance Disability Inclusive Workforce Policy

As Governors work to confront an extremely tight labor market, efforts to reduce barriers to workforce participation and success are increasingly critical for filling in-demand jobs. A key pillar of ...
NGA, NLC Kick Off EV Workforce Initiative

NGA, NLC Kick Off EV Workforce Initiative

Washington, D.C. – The National Governors Association (NGA) and the National League of Cities (NLC) are partnering on a new project to help cities and states prepare workers for job ...
Disability Inclusive Workforce Policy Learning Collaborative

Disability Inclusive Workforce Policy Learning Collaborative

As Governors work to confront an extremely tight labor market, efforts to reduce barriers to workforce participation are increasingly critical for developing a skilled workforce and filling in-demand jobs. This ...
Leading State Approaches and Communication Strategies to Support Health Equity

Leading State Approaches and Communication Strategies to Support Health Equity

This brief describes innovative approaches and communication strategies states and territories are using to address health equity needs. (Download) Governors are leading the way in addressing health equity in their ...
Accessibility Innovations in Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

Accessibility Innovations in Travel, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation

States, territories and tribal governments are innovating to make travel, tourism and outdoor recreation more accessible and equitable. With increasing awareness of the well-documented health and wellness benefits of travel ...
Disability Employment Awareness Month 2023

Disability Employment Awareness Month 2023

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which this year celebrates 50 years of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. There are many benefits to disability employment, both for individuals and ...
Advancing Equity in the Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Sectors

Advancing Equity in the Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Sectors

On Wednesday, September 27th NGA hosted its third webinar in a four-part series highlighting innovative and replicable projects that are funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Travel, Tourism and ...
Health Equity Roundtable

Health Equity Roundtable

The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) held a health equity roundtable on August 24th in Broomfield, Colorado, bringing together nine states and territories including Colorado, Guam, ...
State Approaches to Equitable Distributed Energy Resource Deployment

State Approaches to Equitable Distributed Energy Resource Deployment

Expanding access to clean, renewable distributed energy resources in an equitable manner is a priority of many Governors, and can cut household costs, improve public health, and reduce greenhouse gas ...
Digital Equity and the Future of Work: How Six Governors are Advancing Digital Skills for Equitable Economic Participation

Digital Equity and the Future of Work: How Six Governors are Advancing Digital Skills for Equitable Economic Participation

Hawai’i, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island brought together interagency teams to develop state plans to close digital skills gaps in priority industries, geographies and demographics in ...