(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—New York, NY) Tensions increased today after the grand jury in the Sean Bell case failed to decide whether to indict three NYPD officers.
(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 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 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—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—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.
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.
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.
According to New Legislative Report Card on Race. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. February 24, 2005. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 cell.
Grades the Voting Record of Legislature and Governor. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. February 18, 2005. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 cell.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.. April 29, 2004. Media Contact: Andre Banks, Applied Research Center (917) 456-7759 cell.
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—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.
(November 16, 2005—Oakland, CA) In the wake of California's special election, the Applied Research Center joined members of the state assembly to present the findings of the California Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2005 evaluating the Governor and state legislature on key legislation effecting communities of color. Legislators and political organizations from across the state revealed the disappointing grades received by the legislature and Governor on larger than life report cards and demanded public policies that reverse racial disparities.
(16 de Noviembre, 2005—Oakland, CA) Tras la elección especial de California, el Centro de Investigación Aplicada presentó el día de hoy el Informe de Resultados sobre la evaluación de Equidad Racial 2005 del Gobernador y del Cuerpo Legislativo Estatal, en las Legislaturas clave que afectan a las comunidades de color.
(July 15, 2005—New York, NY) Today, the Applied Research Center and Northwest Federation of Community Organizations released a new report entitled Closing the Gap: Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities. The report documents the persistent problems experienced by communities of color attempting to access health care services across the nation.
(April 29, 2004—Sacramento, CA) The Assembly Select Committee on Hate Crimes will hold a hearing to assess the state of civil rights in California. Legislators say that immigrant communities and communities of color are concerned that national security policies are fostering a climate of increased fear and hate.
(February 24, 2005—Sacramento, CA) The Applied Research Center, an Oakland-based public policy and research institute, released a report today on the voting record of California's legislature and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. California's New Majority: 2004 Legislative Report Card on Race highlights ten bills that passed in the last session that would have had the most direct impact on communities of color.
(February 18, 2005—Oakland, CA) The Applied Research Center will hold a press teleconference on the release of their report, California's New Majority: 2004 Legislative Report Card on Race.