Social Infrastructure: A Platform to Ensure the Public Sector, Public Services, and Workers are Resilient for Future Crises and Climate Change
Americans face three ongoing interconnected crises: economic inequality, racial inequality, and climate change. The COVID-19 pandemic cast a harsh spotlight on the severely disproportionate impacts of these crises. It also exposed the decades-long disinvestment in our public sector and public services. Social infrastructure—the services required to promote the health and economic, cultural, and social well-being of the community—has too long been neglected and underfunded.