Research Reports

September 27, 2007
Across the Nation, families of color earn less income, have higher poverty rates and attain college degrees at lower rates as compared to white people.  New York mirrors these national trends. 
September 10, 2006
A summary of racial justice bills moving through the California legislature in 2006.
July 24, 2006
In the ongoing battle over immigration, conservative rhetoric continues to escalate. It's racist, and it gets results.  Here, then, are the six racist myths driving the immigration debate, dispelled.  
June 19, 2006
For millions of Californians, the issue of accessible quality health care is a matter of life or death.
May 2, 2006

There is little question that the current immigration debate, though coded and contrived otherwise, is entirely about race.

May 1, 2006
President Bush's promise to overhaul the U.S. immigration system is a disaster in the making.
April 16, 2006

An Evaluation of the Parent and Youth Education Policy Collaborative.

April 16, 2006

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.

April 16, 2006

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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April 15, 2006

2004 Legislative Report Card on Race. Summary. PDF download available here .

April 15, 2006

2004 Legislative Report Card on Race. Summary. PDF download available here .

April 15, 2006

Keynote Address Opens National Conference on Race & Public Policy. Available as a PDF download here.

April 15, 2006

Activists and Academics Gather at National Conference on Race and Public Policy. Available as a PDF download here.

April 15, 2006

Post-election Conference to Set Strategies for Future of Civil Rights. Available as a PDF download here .

April 15, 2006
Activistas Se juntan en Conferencia Nacional de Raza y Politica Publica. Available as a PDF download here.