Research Reports

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.

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.

April 13, 2006

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.

April 13, 2006

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.

April 13, 2006

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.

April 13, 2006

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.

April 13, 2006

By Tram Nguyen. Abdul Hatifie hosts a weekly radio show broadcast to the Afghan community in the Bay Area and Los Angeles. Along with announcements of community events and discussions of Afghan culture, the Alameda doctor tries to talk about discrimination and anti-immigrant scapegoating.  Full article available on ColorLines here.