Achieving Financial Equity and Justice for HBCUs

For over 150 years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have played an essential role in pushing the nation to address inequalities and strive for a more democratic society, yet these institutions continue to suffer inequitable public funding. What can the Biden administration and Congress do to ensure these institutions’ financial stability and academic vitality?


Next100, a startup think tank launched by The Century Foundation in 2019 for a new generation of progressive policy leaders, is continuing with a second, two-year cycle, opening up applications for a new cohort of diverse “Policy Entrepreneurs.” Next100 was built with a simple yet bold mission: policy by those with the most at stake, for those with the most at stake.

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