Releases

June 7, 2011

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."

March 21, 2011

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

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

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.

April 27, 2010

mommywhyskincolorcrime.jpgApplied Research Center releases statement condemning SB 1070 as an attack on immigrants and communities of color.

April 13, 2010

   “Pushed Out and Pushing Back in New Orleans” Reveals the Fight for Housing as a Human Right 

March 24, 2010

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Navajo Advocates Lead Community in Historic Shift Away from Coal

March 24, 2010

commute_cover.jpgNew York Communities of Color Mobilize to Win Transportation Access

February 17, 2010


national_rc_cover.jpgSolving Racial Issues in Our Own Backyard

‘Racing the Statehouse’ Finds States Can Take Action to Address Racial Inequity

February 10, 2010

ca_rc_2009_cover_small.jpgSenate Meets on Budget, But California Lawmakers Already Failed the Grade

ARC Publishes Fifth Edition of California Legislative Report Card On Racial Equity

January 18, 2010

obama.jpgARC Experts Available to Comment on MLK, Race Relations and Obama Anniversary

November 19, 2009

la_cover.jpgNew Report Highlights L.A. Initiative to Boost Green Jobs for Communities of Color

November 10, 2009

ARC releases guide to ensure shared benefits from the green economy

October 22, 2009

ColorLines
magazine
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/tornapart

October 1, 2009


ARC Releases Edited Volume Analyzing Racial Politics and Election of Barack Obama
Linda Burnham, Editor

 

Media Contact: Debayani Kar 510.338.4917 or dkar@arc.org

 

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.

May 18, 2009

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 27, 2009

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.

April 22, 2009

Low Income and Minority Children Disproportionately Affected

 

Download the report and learn more at www.arc.org/childcare.

 

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".