45 Years After Brown v. Board of Education, by Libero Della Piana. What’s really wrong with schools? Libero Della Piana argues that race is the key to education reform. Full article available on ColorLines here.
Expanding the Constituency for Comprehensive Sexuality Education
By Rinku Sen and Kim Fellner, commissioned by the Ms. Foundation for Women.
10 Key Recommendations for Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health.
From Closing the Gap: Solutions to Race-Based Health Disparities
1. Eliminate disparities in access to health insurance.
2. Improve health care in medically underserved areas, which are often communities of color.
3. Develop health care institutions that are welcoming and respectful to people of differentraces and ethnicities.
4. Track racial disparities in health care provision.
5. Provide medical interpretation services for all clinical encounters.
6. Improve access to traditional and non-Western treatments.
7. Adopt and enforce policies that promote safety and health.
8. Include public health experts and community organizations in community development and planning processes.
9. Provide funding and support for improved nutrition, physical education, and health education in schools.
10. Support programs that incorporate cultural traditions.
2005 Legislative Report Card on Race. Support the California Racial Equity Initiative.By Menachem Krajcer and Tammy Johnson.
Prepared by Gary Delgado, Applied Research Center for the National Rural Funders Collaborative, April 2005.
2004 Legislative Report Card on Race. By Menachem Krajcer and Tammy Johnson.
An Evaluation of the Parent and Youth Education Policy Collaborative.
An Evaluation of the Ford Foundation's Collaborations that Count Initiative
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.
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.
The purpose of this report and study is to better understand the potential impact of the Mississippi Adequate Education Plan (MAEP), which has recently received full funding from the Mississippi State Legislature. It is also intended to help identify inadequacies in the education reform system and implications for further education reform efforts. The MAEP is the latest effort to improve education in Mississippi, which has only recently centered on desegregation, adequacy and equity. Yet, these efforts and their impact can only be fully understood in the context of race and class cleavages, which have hampered the development of an effective and impartial education system benefiting all Mississippians. Reform efforts have not eradicated education disparities based on race and class because they have not addressed sufficiently the structural relationship between racism and classism.
How California's CalWORKs Keeps Families Poor. For immediate release. July 14, 2003 contact: Menachem Krajcer (510) 653-3415. CDSS Director Rita Saenz on Notice: Investigate CalWORKs Illegal Activities
Stories of Racial Profiling and the Attack on Civil Liberties. Community Testimony presented Saturday, May 10, 2003.
Bi-National Research Project on Social Change Initiatives in the Philippines and the United States. By Francis Calpotura, ARC Visiting Fellow, May 2003.
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.
By Akiba Solomon. Why are so many kids of color taken into the child welfare system? Akiba Solomon finds out what happened to one black family. Full article available on ColorLines here.
How San Diego Schools Undermine Latino & African American Student Achievement. April 2002.
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.
How Zero Tolerance Policies and High Stakes Testing Subvert Academic Excellence and Racial Equity.