Economic Opportunity

Powerful interests have rigged the economy against ordinary people. Our economic policies—or lack thereof—directly contribute to record high inequality, and make it nearly impossible for vulnerable communities to get by, let alone get ahead. TCF fights for racial, gender, and disability justice across our economy, from efforts to strengthen the social safety net to building an economy that values care work.

A collection of symbols representing the various forms of access and social insurance for disabled people.

How to Embed a Disability Economic Justice Policy Framework in Domestic Policy Making

Every policy is a disability policy. To create policies that embed access, equity, and inclusion on the front end, the Disability Economic Justice Collaborative developed a Disability Economic Justice Policy Framework. The Collaborative seeks to achieve economic security for disabled people in the United States and, through this first-of-its-kind framework, to support bringing a disability lens across policymaking in all areas of government.