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53 Resources found.

Holistic Strategies for Undocumented Student Equitable Success Across Higher Education

In this essay, Ruben Elias Canedo Sanchez and Meng L. So share the history and development of the Undocumented Student Program at the University of California, Berkeley.


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We Too Belong: Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy

The We Too Belong: Resource Guide of Inclusive Practices in Immigration and Incarceration Law & Policy highlights inclusive policies and practices, supplemented by case studies centered at the intersection of immigration and incarceration in the United States.


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“A Window of Opportunity” – A Report by The Opportunity Agenda

This three-part report by The Opportunity Agenda’s three part offers compelling public opinion and media research on poverty and poor people in America.


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MediaOnFerguson – a Media Report from Race Forward

An recent addendum to the Moving the Race Conversation Forward report, #MediaOnFerguson includes content analysis on print, cable, and social media coverage of Ferguson after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.


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The Exit Interview: Perceptions On Why Black Professionals Leave Grantmaking Institutions

This study by the ABFE represents a unique effort to learn more about why Black philanthropic professionals are leaving the field—as well as what their experiences suggest about how to both retain and support those who are currently working within the sector.


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A New Way Forward Virtual Trainings

A New Way Forward Virtual Trainings are recordings of intimate phone calls with members of the A New Way Forward braintrust on important issues.


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The Right to Dream, Promising Practices Improve Odds for Latino Men and Boys – A Report by Hispanics in Philanthropy

"The Right to Dream" gives examples of promising practices that create pathways for youths to want to stay in school, complete their education or training, and pursue successful careers, regardless of immigration status.


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Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced, and Underprotected

The report Black Girls Matter: Pushed Out, Overpoliced and Underprotected seeks to shine a spotlight on the various factors that direct girls of color down dead-end streets while obscuring their vulnerabilities.


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Eliminating Excessive and Unfair Exclusionary Discipline in Schools Policy Recommendations for Reducing Disparities

Created by the Discipline Disparities Research to Practice Collaborative and the Equity Project at Indiana University, this resource explores key policy recommendations to reduce disparities in school discipline.


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Early origins of inflammation: An examination of prenatal and childhood social adversity in a prospective cohort study

Early origins of inflammation: An examination of prenatal and childhood social adversity in a prospective cohort study is a research study exploring whether prenatal and childhood social environments and adversity contribute to adult inflammation.


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New and Developing Research on Disparities in Discipline

This brief describes findings from efforts by the Equity Project at Indiana University and new research from the Discipline Disparities Collaborative.


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Being Black is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child

Being Black is Not a Risk Factor: A Strengths-Based Look at the State of the Black Child is a national report from the National Black Child Development Institute that provides resources, data and perspectives for challenging the prevailing harmful discourse about Black children.


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Implicit Bias and School Discipline Disparities

The “Implicit Racial Bias and School Discipline Disparities” report seeks to uplift implicit bias as a possible contributing factor to the racialized discipline disparities seen in K-12 education.


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Breaking the Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students’ Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement

“Breaking the Rules: A Statewide Study of How School Discipline Relates to Students’ Success and Juvenile Justice Involvement” is a research report designed to improve policymakers’ understanding of who is suspended and expelled from public secondary schools and the impact of those removals on students’ academic performance and juvenile justice system involvement.


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Lessons in Racial Justice & Movement Building: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline in CO and Nationally

Lessons in Racial Justice and Movement Building: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline in Colorado and Nationally is a joint effort by Padres & Jóvenes Unidos (PJU) and Advancement Project to address excessively harsh and racially discriminatory school disciplinary procedures, which have proven to be endemic in public schools across the United States.


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State of Black America, 39th Edition

The State of Black America is the National Urban League’s seminal annual publication which has become one of the most highly anticipated benchmarks and sources for thought leadership around racial equality in America across economics, education, health social justice and civic engagement.


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State of the Black Family Poll

The survey provides a comprehensive perspective of black families, documenting viewpoints on a wide range of social, family and economic issues, drawing from a national sample of 1,005 African-American respondents to identify the leading issues confronting Black families.


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State of the Latino Family Survey

The survey provides a current snapshot of how Hispanic families feel about their lives and their future in the U.S. and reveals their perception of important issues that affect them directly.


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Selected Supreme Court Briefs in ICP v. Texas

This resource provides links to briefs of the parties as well as a range of amicus briefs filed by individuals and organizations in support of upholding principles of the Fair Housing Act.


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Discipline Disparities: Myths & Facts

This fact sheet provided by The Equity Project at Indiana University describes many of the most common claims about disciplinary disparities and what research actually says about them.


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Can “De-Biasing” Strategies Help to Reduce Racial Disparities in School Discipline?

“Can ‘De-Biasing’ Strategies Help to Reduce Racial Disparities in School Discipline?” summarizes the findings from various studies that suggest that implicit racial bias contributes to the differential treatment of children of color – particularly Black boys – in school settings.


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Under Suspicion, Under Attack: Xenophobic Political Rhetoric and Hate Violence against South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab Communities in the United States

This research report from SAALT highlights findings of increased xenophobic political rhetoric and hate violence, explains best practices in community responses to such incidents, and includes recommendations for government leaders.


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Interventions to Improve Cortisol Regulation in Children: A Systematic Review

The article, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, is a review and analysis of current medical literature on the effectiveness of various methods for promoting healthy cortisol regulation in children.


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Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men

Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men is a package of content focused on highlighting life stages or events that, for black men in the United States, are uniquely confined by broad, social inequities


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Breaking Barriers: Improving Health Insurance Enrollment and Access to Health Care

In this report, the Alliance for a Just Society, a national network of 15 racial and economic justice organizations working to address economic, racial and social inequities, conducted research in 10 states explore how those who need health care the most— low-income people, immigrants and people of color— are experiencing ACA implementation.


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Interim Report of The President’s Taskforce on 21st Century Policing

The Task Force on 21st Century Policing was created to examine how to foster strong, collaborative relationships between local law enforcement and their communities and to make recommendations to President Obama about how policing practices can promote effective crime reduction while building public trust.


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The Science of Equality Volume 1: Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care

The Science of Equality Volume 1: Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care, released in the fall of 2014, details social science research that can help make sense of the day-to-day dynamics of race and how race impacts our everyday lives.


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Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities Among Women in California

This Public Health Institute policy brief describes racial/ethnic health disparities among California women for four main health topics: 1) health status; 2) health conditions; 3) health risk factors; and 4) health coverage and access.


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Opening Doors/Forging New Paths – A Oral History project of The Winter Institute

Opening Doors/Forging New Paths is an oral history project about Mississippi's first African American Medical resident and first African American law school graduate.


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A Commonsense Approach: Immigration Policy Solutions Promoting Family Unity

This resource outlines ways to protect children of undocumented parents, while placing family reunification as a main priority.


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The Reclamation Project

This article from One Nation Indivisible serves as a case study for how communities can successfully integrate immigrant populations into existing communities.


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“Why Do We Have to Talk About Race So Much?”

The article “Why Do We Have to Talk About Race So Much?,” provides a case study for how educators, parents, and students can come together to discuss topics that are generally avoided: bias, culture, race and stereotyping.


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Utah’s Bilingual Boon

This article addresses the challenges of integrating Spanish-speaking students into English-speaking school districts and presents solutions to ensure high-quality education for all students.


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Strengthening Families through Racial Reconciliation

This brief by Shepherding the Next Generation uses a biblical basis to promote racial equity. It explores how principles and values addressed in the Bible, especially relating to equity and reconciliation have not always been observed in actuality.


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Strengthening National Security through Racial Equity

This brief released by Mission: Readiness explores how removing barriers that keep children of color from succeeding can help improve national security. According to the report, statistics released by the Department of Defense show that 75 percent of all young people ages 17 to 24 are currently unable to enlist in the United States military.


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Racial Equity Strengthens Communities and Makes Police More Effective

This report from Fight Crime: Invest in Kids shows that racial equity helps law enforcement be more effective in the communities they protect. Police forces that reflect the diversity of their communities can improve communications and foster cultural understandings that lead to both safer neighborhoods and stronger police-community relationships.


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Strengthening American Businesses and Our Economy Through Racial Equity

This report by America’s Edge seeks to explain why racial equity is important to business. It shows how businesses with greater racial diversity have higher sales revenue, more customers, greater market share, and greater relative profits compared with firms with more homogeneous makeup.


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Black Male Achievement in Summer Learning

This issue brief describes how unequal access to summer opportunities affects black males, the racialized and gender-specific obstacles that compromise black children’s summer learning, and specific steps to address the issue.


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The Urgency of Now: Foundations’ Role in Ending Racial Inequity

This article explores various approaches that foundations can use to advance racial equity and prosperity.


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Creating System Change to Reduce Disparities in Discipline

The article Creating System Change to Reduce Disparities in Discipline offers best practices for implementing a system to reduces racial disparities in school discipline. The article also serves as a case study, detailing the fundamental aspects of achieving meaningful change in disciplining children in schools.


Tagged with: Racial Healing, Education, Articles

Perceptions of Bias in the Media 2013 Survey

“Perceptions of Bias in the Media 2013 Survey” is a survey conducted by the Arab American National Museum and the National Voices Project to measure the representation of bias in the media in 2013.


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Tips for Messages on Anti-Immigrant State Laws in the South

This memo provides ideas for handling the messaging challenges accompanying a number of anti-immigration laws passed in Southern states.


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Pathways to Racial Healing and Equity in the American South: A Community Philanthropy Strategy

Championing community philanthropy as an approach to social change, in 2010 the Clinton School Center on Community Philanthropy expanded its "Scholars in Residence" program with a new category of "Race and Equity" scholars designed to explore the connections between racism, systems inequity and community philanthropy.


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The Essence of Innocence: Consequences of Dehumanizing Black Children

The authors of this paper present research examining whether Black boys are given the protections of childhood equally to their peers.


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Critical Issues in Policing Series: Guiding Principles on Use of Force

This report represents the culmination of 18 months of research, field work, and national discussions on police use of force, especially in situations involving persons with mental illness and cases where subjects do not have firearms.


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Maya Angelou

As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, producer and director, Maya Angelou traveled the world and spread her legendary wisdom.


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Structural Racism and Community Building

This describes the problem of structural racism in the U.S. and highlights its implications for community building.


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Leadership & Race: How to Develop and Support Leadership That Contributes to Racial Justice

This report suggests that leadership programs should make their programs more accessible for people of color, help participants understand how race limits access to opportunities, and promote collective leadership.


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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for ColorLines.com covering immigration, education, criminal justice and occasionally fashion and pop culture.


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Community Philanthropy and Racial Equity: What Progress Looks Like

This paper, supported by the Ford Foundation, begins to examine how community philanthropy can deepen social justice work, especially in the American South.


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The Root

The Root is the premier news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers. Founded in 2008, under the leadership of Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root provides smart, timely coverage of breaking news, thought-provoking commentary and gives voice to a changing, more diverse America.


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TheGrio

TheGrio.com is the first video-centric news community site devoted to providing African Americans with stories and perspectives that appeal to them but are underrepresented in existing national news outlets.


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The Atlanta Post

The Atlanta Post is an online news resource which seeks to inform, educate, and imotivate African-Americans. We inform by aggregating relevant content on the Web, and by developing original thought-provoking reporting, analysis, and opinion.


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