Research Reports

April 15, 2006

Why African American babies have the highest infant mortality rate in the developed world. By Ziba Kashef. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

By Megan Izen. President Bush's healthcare privatization plan will only worsen glaring disparities affecting communities of color, according to advocates and researchers who argue that public solutions are both possible and necessary to close the racial and economic gap in the nation's deepening health crisis. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

By Kai Wright. Garry Wayne Carriker had a pretty promising life ahead of him. He’d graduated from the Air Force Academy back in 2001 and at age 26 was prepared to graduate from Emory University’s prestigious medical school this past spring. He probably never dreamed he’d instead spend most of the year sitting in an Atlanta jail. But at summer’s end, that’s just where he was, awaiting trial on three counts of a sex-crime that could get him 30 years behind bars. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

By Mattie Weiss. Excerpted from the Introduction: In Chicago, African American youth actively support the rights of undocumented students, while Latino students join Black youth in their fight against racial profiling.

April 15, 2006

Prepared by Gary Delgado, Applied Research Center for the National Rural Funders Collaborative, April 2005.

April 15, 2006

A project of the Applied Research Center’s. Grass Roots Innovative Policy Program. Edited by
Makani N. Themba.

April 15, 2006

Bi-National Research Project on Social Change Initiatives in the Philippines and the United States. By Francis Calpotura, ARC Visiting Fellow, May 2003.

April 15, 2006

Foundation Giving and Communities of Color. By Will Pittz and Rinku Sen.

April 15, 2006

This 116-page study presents general observations, key lessons, and recommendations on a range of multiracial models and experiences from a hard-fought enviromental alliance between whites and Native Americans, to racial profiling in Northern California, to the interplay between different constituencies of color in campaign coalitions, to the challenges and achievements of the Rainbow Coalition.

April 15, 2006

An Evaluation of the Ford Foundation's Collaborations that Count Initiative

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

A Racial Justice Report Card. A school administrator wants to know if Latinos have the same educational opportunities as other students in the school district. Latino graduation rates are low, but what do the numbers really mean?

April 14, 2006

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