Harnessing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to Empower U.S. Communities of Color

In 2015, the United Nations enacted “sustainable development goals” as part of its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, defined as “development that promotes prosperity and economic opportunity, greater social well-being, and protection of the environment…[offering] the best path forward for improving the lives of people everywhere.” “Everywhere” includes the United States, which is more in need of the benefits of SDGs than most residents realize.