Why African American babies have the highest infant mortality rate in the developed world. By Ziba Kashef. Full article available on ColorLines here.
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.
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.
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.
Prepared by Gary Delgado, Applied Research Center for the National Rural Funders Collaborative, April 2005.
A project of the Applied Research Center’s. Grass Roots Innovative Policy Program. Edited by
Makani N. Themba.
Bi-National Research Project on Social Change Initiatives in the Philippines and the United States. By Francis Calpotura, ARC Visiting Fellow, May 2003.
Foundation Giving and Communities of Color. By Will Pittz and Rinku Sen.
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.
An Evaluation of the Ford Foundation's Collaborations that Count Initiative
How Welfare Reform Punishes the Poor. HOT OFF THE PRESS! Contributions by Leading Experts on Welfare Reform.
Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities. By Applied Research Center and Northwest Federation of Community Organizations.
Despite a surge in discrimination, the crisis for immigrant and refugee communities remains relatively invisible to the general public.
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.
Stories of Racial Profiling and the Attack on Civil Liberties. Community Testimony presented Saturday, May 10, 2003.
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.
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.
California School Vouchers Will Increase Racial Inequality. by Tammy Johnson, Libero Della Piana and Phyllida Burlingamea. October, 2000. Executive Summary.
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?
Expanding the Constituency for Comprehensive Sexuality Education
By Rinku Sen and Kim Fellner, commissioned by the Ms. Foundation for Women.