April 22, 2009

Low Income and Minority Children Disproportionately Affected


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04.22.2009 – New York: A national study released today by the Applied Research Center (ARC) shows the effects of unlicensed care on the quality and safety of childcare for low-income families.

March 27, 2008

(January 29, 2008—Minneapolis, MN) The Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) has released the 2nd Minnesota Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity. The report grades the Minnesota Governor and the Legislature on their leadership to address the growing racial disparities facing Minnesota’s communities of color, and finds that both share a "D".

February 20, 2008

(February 20, 2008—Chicago, IL) With the state legislature beginning its session this week, a new report by ARC, Facing Race: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007-2008, finds that dire racial inequities demand more attention in Springfield, Illinois.

February 11, 2008

(February 21, 2008—Chicago, IL) The Applied Research Center (ARC) released the findings of its second annual report, Facing Race: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007-2008, at a daylong series of events in Chicago and Springfield.  While the State Senate held steady with a grade of 'B', the House received a grade of 'C', a decline from last year's showing.

January 15, 2008

(15 de Enero, 2008—California) Un nuevo informe de investigación llevado a cabo por el Applied Research Center (ARC) documenta el fracaso por parte de los legisladores de California en no invertir en políticas que beneficien a todos los californianos.

January 14, 2008
(January 2007—Oakland, CA) A new research report, Facing Race: California Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007, from the Applied Research Center (ARC) documents the failure of California lawmakers to invest in policies that benefit all Californians.
March 23, 2007
(March 22, 2007—New York, NY) Award-winning mystery novelist and social commentator, Walter Mosley challenged party politics on Capitol Hill during the opening of ARC's national conference on racial justice.
March 15, 2007
(March 15, 2007—New York, NY) Tensions increased today after the grand jury in the Sean Bell case failed to decide whether to indict three NYPD officers. 
November 13, 2006
(April 14, 2006—Minneapolis, MN) The Organizing Apprenticeship Project delivered grades to the Minnesota State Legislature, criticizing a marked failure to advance racial equity in Minnesota. 
November 13, 2006
(November 14, 2006—Oakland, CA) New research from ARC shows the California Legislature scoring a “C-” and Governor Schwarzenegger a “D,” and reveals that partisan politics are standing in the way of progress.
November 12, 2006
(November 13, 2006—Chicago, IL) Facing Race 2006: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity represents the first time Illinois lawmakers have been evaluated on their response to issues of racial equity.
August 14, 2006

(August 14, 2006—New York, NY) The analysis released today by the Applied Research Center tracks demographic changes along racial lines between 2000 and 2005. Available online, the fact sheet provides state-by-state data charting the rapid rise of communities of color in the U.S.

July 5, 2006

(July 5, 2006—New York, NY) The Board of Directors of the Applied Research Center (ARC) announced today that Rinku Sen has taken on the position of President and Executive Director at the national research and policy institute. Ms. Sen will immediately take over the leadership role vacated by founding director Gary Delgado who steps down this month. 

April 15, 2006

El Centro de Investigación Aplicada da a conocer los resultados de la evaluación al Gobernador Schwarzenegger y al Cuerpo Legislativo Estatal. Consultoría en Comunicaciones. Noviembre 16 , 2005. Contactos:Andre Banks (510) 289-0102 movil, (212) 513-7925 oficina, Gina Acebo (510) 882-6255 movil, (510) 653-3415 oficina.

April 15, 2006

Lawmakers Decry Dramatic Failure of Governor's Policies for Blacks, Latinos, Asians. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. November 16 , 2005. Media Contacts:Andre Banks (510) 289-0102 cell, (212) 513-7925 office.


April 15, 2006

According to New Legislative Report Card on Race. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. February 24, 2005. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 cell.

April 15, 2006
Grades the Voting Record of Legislature and Governor. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. February 18, 2005. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 cell.
April 15, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.. April 29, 2004. Media Contact: Andre Banks, Applied Research Center (917) 456-7759 cell.
April 15, 2006

Assembly Select Committee on Hate Crimes to Co-host Hearing with Ethnic Caucuses. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Media Advisory, April 26, 2003. Media Contact: Andre Banks Applied Research Center (917) 456-7759 cell.

February 2, 2006
(February 2, 2006—New York, NY) On the heels of the State of the Union address, the Applied Research Center challenged the President’s strategy to address the nation’s deepening health crisis.  The national policy institute argued that the White House must lead the charge for an accountable, public solution that ensures high quality care for all Americans and close the gap on racial, economic and gender disparities in healthcare.