A new report from the Applied Research Center (ARC) conservatively estimates that there are more than 5,000 children currently living in foster care whose parents have been either detained or deported. To date, there has been no national data available on the numbers of children impacted by the intersection of immigration enforcement and child welfare systems.
June 8, 2011 (Washington, DC) -- Campus Progress and Colorlines.com today announced the three grand prize winners of the 2011 National Keynote Contest. The contest, which was launched in April, called on young people to speak their minds about racial and social justice for a chance to win a free trip to Washington, DC on July 6 to address over 1,000 attendees at the 2011 Campus Progress National Conference.
June 7, 2011 (New York, NY) – Applied Research Center, the nation’s leading think tank on racial justice, today releases a 40-page study and accompanying video on the racial attitudes of young people, whom many pollsters and commentators have prematurely labeled as "post-racial."
NEW YORK, March 1, 2011—Colorlines.com is thrilled to celebrate a remarkable year and plans for growth. Since launching as a daily news and analysis site in mid-2010, the site has grown exponentially, expanding audience by ten-fold, building vibrant community in social media and playing an active role in mass media discussions. All of this allows Colorlines.com to achieve its core mission: introducing a mass audience to new ideas and solutions for bringing about racial justice.
September 15, 2010 (New York, NY) – A new, landmark study on the relationship between racial justice organizations and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities finds the lack of resources, funding, and community support are obstacles to engagement. The study, titled, “Better Together: Research Findings on the Relationship between Racial Justice Organizations and LGBT Communities,” was produced by Applied Research Center (ARC) in partnership with the Arcus Foundation.
August 24, 2010 (New York, NY) – Applied Research Center, the nation’s leading think tank on race, is thrilled to present Facing Race 2010, the largest multi-racial gathering of leaders, educators, journalists, advocates and activists on racial justice in the country. With a comprehensive lineup of presentations and workshops covering a breadth of racial justice issues, prestigious speakers,and expected numbers of more than 1,000 participants, Facing Race is the nation’s premier conference on racial justice, to be held September 23-25 at the McCormick Hyatt Regency in Chicago, IL.
Applied Research Center releases statement condemning SB 1070 as an attack on immigrants and communities of color.
“Pushed Out and Pushing Back in New Orleans” Reveals the Fight for Housing as a Human Right
Navajo Advocates Lead Community in Historic Shift Away from Coal
New York Communities of Color Mobilize to Win Transportation Access
Solving Racial Issues in Our Own Backyard
‘Racing the Statehouse’ Finds States Can Take Action to Address Racial Inequity
Senate Meets on Budget, But California Lawmakers Already Failed the Grade
ARC Publishes Fifth Edition of California Legislative Report Card On Racial Equity
ARC Experts Available to Comment on MLK, Race Relations and Obama Anniversary
New Report Highlights L.A. Initiative to Boost Green Jobs for Communities of Color
ARC releases guide to ensure shared benefits from the green economy
went on the road from New York to Jamaica this summer to investigate
the collateral effects of deportation on immigrant communities. The
resulting Torn Apart article series and multimedia project
is being released today at http://www.colorlines.com/
ARC Releases Edited Volume Analyzing Racial Politics and Election of Barack Obama
Linda Burnham, Editor
Media Contact: Debayani Kar 510.338.4917 or email@example.com
October 1, 2009: The Applied Research Center (ARC) has released an edited volume featuring 20 prominent thinkers and activists on race and the 2008 election, Changing the Race: Racial
Politics and the Election of Barack Obama. This election reader comes just as the
nation debates whether the aggressive criticism of President Obama over the
past few months is rooted in racism.
Applied Research Center Says Solving Structural Inequities will Alleviate Recession
To learn more and download the report, go to www.arc.org/recession
A report released today by the Applied Research Center (ARC), a racial justice think-tank, finds that an inclusive and equitable national economic recovery will require that the country address deep patterns of racial discrimination and disparities. The report, titled “Race & Recession,” found that numerous policies and institutional practices that create racial inequity are among the root causes of the subprime mortgage crisis and economic downturn. While several economists and analysts have focused on the “what” and “how” questions behind the current recession, an in-depth analysis of income, unemployment, foreclosures, and public benefits brings the largely overlooked “who” into the analysis: Who were predatory loans targeted towards? Which Americans are losing jobs?
April 28th at 1:00 pm PST/4:00 pm EST briefing and Q&A for journalists
See ARC's full coverage of Barack Obama's first 100 Days at www.arc.org/100days.
April 27, 2009: The Applied Research Center (ARC) is releasing their report on President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office, examining both highs and lows of policy decisions on the economy, health care, immigration, and civil rights, all through the lens of racial justice.