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.
Abstinence-Only Curricula in California Public Schools by Phyllida Burlingame, 1997.
How San Diego Schools Undermine Latino & African American Student Achievement. April 2002.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Barbara Facey and Carol McDonald. We have not seen our husbands since September 2003. Homeland Security took them away without warning, maybe forever. Full article available on ColorLines here.
It Ain’t Over til It’s Over. By Shelana deSilva. “I was hijacked by the INS, you know.” He stared hard at me. Full article available on ColorLines here.
By Tram Nguyen. Maria, a single mother, had supported her family by cleaning office buildings in San Jose ever since she arrived in the U.S. 11 years ago from Mexico. But after 9/11, she was fired for being undocumented. Full article available on ColorLines here.
New York’s Immigrant Communities Respond to Outage, by Gabrielle Banks. Thursday’s power outage was no big deal for Ruby Rodriguez. Twenty-five years ago, Rodriguez went into labor during an energy rationing campaign in Armenia, Colombia, and gave birth to her son in the hospital by candlelight. Full article available on ColorLines here.