Sol Price: A Strong Commitment to Social Justice

BATTLING RACISM IN THE 1950s

Sol Price battled racist practices in Texas in the 1950’s by refusing a demand from a mortgage company
for separate restrooms for African Americans in his store.

ADVOCATING FOR FAIR OPPORTUNITIES

Sol Price worked tirelessly for fair public policies, believing it was simply wrong that a child born into less fortunate circumstances should be denied equitable opportunities to succeed.

IMPROVING URBAN NEIGHBORHOODS

Sol Price worked to transform the low-income neighborhood of City Heights, San Diego to provide
greater opportunity for its families.

ENGAGING IN POLICY CHANGE

Sol Price was an active board member for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and the Urban
Institute.