Food systems work is about much more than food; it is deeply connected to the myriad of ways communities of color experience injustice. “Reframing Food Hubs” shares stories, insights, lessons, and recommendations for transforming the field of food systems work, dismantling structural inequity, and creating racially equitable food outcomes for all.
This Racial Equity Toolkit provides restaurant management with practical resources for assessing, planning, and implementing steps toward racial equity at your business. There is no step too small: every action you take helps your business thrive and fosters stronger local relationships with your workers and consumers.
In the fastest growing sectors of the United States, this report identifies barriers to achieving equitable employment outcomes for workers of color in the workforce development field.
[VIDEO] In a context of mounting racial tension, Salinas government and community advocates collaborated to bring about a new initiative aimed at addressing the root causes of inequity and division within the city. "Building the We," published by Race Forward, features key successes and lessons from the local leaders who ushered in a new agenda for the City of Salinas: Healing-Informed Governing for Racial Equity.
Confronting Racial Bias at Work: Challenges and Solutions for 21st Century Employment Discrimination, published by Race Forward, presents findings and recommendations to advance proactive systemic solutions that promote racially equitable outcomes. This report was prepared as a resource for racial and social justice-inclined consumers, worker advocates, particularly in industries with over-representation of women of color, and legal and labor journalists.
Race Forward’s Clocking-In project is an innovative, interactive, multi-media tool that shows racial and gender inequities in the restaurant, retail, and domestic industries.
"Moving the Race Conversation Forward" is a report by Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation that aims to reshape and reform the way we talk about race and racism in our country.
Who is most impacted by inequity in the food system? Low income people and people of color are disproportionately affected by obesity, food deserts, and wage violations. Our newest report looks at opportunities to create healthy communities by linking the movements for good food and good jobs.
Millennials, Activism and Race offers insights about young people's views on activism and race. The “Millennial Generation” (born post-1980, ages 18-30) is the largest, most racially and ethnically diverse generation the US has ever known. What inspires them to engage in social justice work?
Focus Group Quotes, ARC's 2012 Report Millennials, Activism and Race
Revisit Race Forward's groundbreaking national research on the perilous intersection of immigration enforcement and the child welfare system, which is resulting in the separation of thousands of families across the U.S. — in many cases, permanent separation.
ARC releases two *new* Green Case Studies that profile winning formulas
for jobs creation to improve our communities while helping the planet.
Racing the Statehouse Finds Solutions for Racial Inequity Available to States
Facing Race: 2009 Legislative Report Card is a project of the Applied Research Center and the Community Development Institute (CDI).
ARC's 2007 Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity, by Jarad Sanchez and Tammy Johnson.
Download a PDF here.
The Applied Research Center has released its study, “Check the Color
Line - Income Report” in conjunction with the Center for the Study of Social Policy.
Catalytic Change: Lessons Learned from the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment. The Applied Research Center (ARC) and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) developed the Racial Justice Grantmaking Assessment following ARC’s 2004 publication of Short Changed: Foundation Giving in Communities of Color.
This report tells the stories of people of color who are disproportionately affected by the recession. It uncovers the root causes and proposes solutions.
Watch the Video. Read the Report. Take action.
From our media section, three videos exploring the mutual goals of the racial justice and green economy movements.