The Applied Research Center (ARC) released the findings of its second annual Facing Race: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007-2008. Download a PDF of the report here.
Our regions thrive when people throughout the region thrive. People thrive when their communities have what all communities need for healthy growth – clean air and water, affordable and decent housing, living wage jobs, quality public schools, and quality healthcare. The health and prosperity of the Columbia region are critical to South Carolina, the South, and the country. By investing in the health and economic well-being of all its people, the Columbia region could lead the way for the South and the nation.
There is little question that the current immigration debate, though coded and contrived otherwise, is entirely about race.
An Evaluation of the Parent and Youth Education Policy Collaborative.
Innovative Research Details Race-Based Health Inequality. 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.
This report examines seven principles that laid the groundwork for the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act that ended the government guarantee of welfare assistance to low-income families. The report provides an overview and history of each fallacy used to support welfare reform as well as the actual result of the policies.
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Keynote Address Opens National Conference on Race & Public Policy. Available as a PDF download here.
Activists and Academics Gather at National Conference on Race and Public Policy. Available as a PDF download here.