Research Reports

April 15, 2006

How Welfare Reform Punishes the Poor. HOT OFF THE PRESS! Contributions by Leading Experts on Welfare Reform.

April 15, 2006

Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities. By Applied Research Center and Northwest Federation of Community Organizations.

April 15, 2006
Despite a surge in discrimination, the crisis for immigrant and refugee communities remains relatively invisible to the general public.
April 15, 2006

Dramatic demographic changes in the U.S. population, evidenced by the 2000 census, have generated a lot of excitement about the potential for multicultural community building.

April 15, 2006

Stories of Racial Profiling and the Attack on Civil Liberties. Community Testimony presented Saturday, May 10, 2003.

April 14, 2006

Testing, Tracking, and Students of Color in U.S Public Schools. © Applied Research Center, February 1999. Principal Researchers: Rebecca Gordon & Libero Della Piana. Additional research by: Phyllida Burlingame, Akilah Monifa & Oliver Wan.
 

April 14, 2006

How California Teaching Policies Aggravate Racial Inequality in Public Schools. © Applied Research Center, August 1999. Principal Researchers: Terry Keleher, Libero Della Piana & Manijeh Fat. Executive Summary.

April 14, 2006

California School Vouchers Will Increase Racial Inequality. by Tammy Johnson, Libero Della Piana and Phyllida Burlingamea. October, 2000. Executive Summary.

April 14, 2006

Expanding the Constituency for Comprehensive Sexuality Education
By Rinku Sen and Kim Fellner, commissioned by the Ms. Foundation for Women.

April 14, 2006

Abstinence-Only Curricula in California Public Schools by Phyllida Burlingame, 1997.

April 14, 2006

How San Diego Schools Undermine Latino & African American Student Achievement. April 2002.

April 14, 2006

A Guide for Journalists. The print edition of this publication is SOLD OUT. To download this report in PDF format, complete the form on this page.

April 13, 2006
We Are All Suspects Now reveals the human cost of the domestic war on terror and examines the impact of post 9/11 policies on those targeted because of immigration status, nationality, and religion. Learn more about the book here
April 13, 2006
Chicago Families Protest Increasing Racial Profiling in the Era of the War on Terror: Community Hearings to be Held on Anniversary of the Patriot Act. Media Advisory. October 16, 2003. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 cell.
April 13, 2006
Two Years After 9/11 South Bay Families Appeal to Leaders to Curb Excesses of National Security Policies. Media Advisory. September 19, 2003. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917) 456-7759 (c)
April 13, 2006
Los Angeles Community Leaders Hear Testimonies from Victims of the Domestic “War on Terrorism”. September 12, 2003. Media Contact: Andre Banks (917)456-7759(c)
April 13, 2006
By Tram Nguyen, Executive Editor, ColorLines magazine. It's a terrible time to be a refugee. Nearly 30 years ago, refugee policy provided a political weapon in the war against communism, as it does now in the war against terrorism. The difference is that today's government assumes that refugees are themselves the terrorists.
April 13, 2006
By Megan Izen. Following the devastating earthquake that shook Pakistan, Kashmir and India in early October, legislators and community groups are hoping to get temporary asylum for Pakistanis in the U.S.  Full article available on ColorLines here.
April 13, 2006
By Ronald Pineda. Donita Ganzon and Jiffy Javanella, the Los Angeles couple who filed a lawsuit last November against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for failing to recognize their marriage and denying Javanella his green card, recently won a reprieve. Full article available on ColorLines here.
April 13, 2006
The First Network of Arab American Service Providers, by Karen Rignall. Last spring, Nahla Kayali and her mother had a simple question for a supermarket manager after noting that they hadn’t received a coupon discount. “Could you reimburse us for the coupon amount?” Full article available on ColorLines here.