Research Reports

April 15, 2006

Source: Women and Children in the Wake of Welfare 'Reform', Women of Color Resource Center (June 2000). Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

By Nicole Davis. By making good on his promise to "end the welfare system as we know it," President Clinton set off a resurgence of welfare rights organizing that this country has not seen since the 1960s. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

Fighting Welfare "Reform." Rinku Sen asks why Clinton's welfare "reform" passed so easily in 1996--and whether progressives are ready to challenge reauthorization in 2001. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

Rinku Sen looks into the internal workings of two promising coalitions. Full article available on ColorLines here.

April 15, 2006

By Gary Delgado. It used to be that we didn't have to do much to smash the racist stereotype about welfare. After listening to some know-it-all drone on about Cadillacs and welfare queens, all we had to do was point out that--uh, incidently, most people on welfare were white, and that would usually shut them up. Full article available on ColorLines here.

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.