An introduction to the REACH Collaborative, the focus of the effort, and the three pillars that drive the work.

Across the country, millions of Black, Hispanic, and Native American adults are working, caring for children and other dependents, and trying to provide the best possible quality of life for their families and for themselves. While sheer determination and persistence have paid off for some, enabling them to achieve greater social and economic mobility, many more have had their efforts to improve their circumstances impeded by racial inequities in our higher education, workforce, and economic systems.