When the Power’s Out, Knowledge is Power

On November 6, 2013 Applied Research Center (ARC) was rebranded as Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation. The content on this page was published on the ARC website prior to the rebrand.
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.