Racial Equity Resource Guide


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49 Resources found.

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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American Promise

A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise provides a rare look into the lives of two middle class black families as they embark on parenting and educating their sons.


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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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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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5 Things that a 'My Sister’s Keeper Initiative' Must Include

5 Things that a 'My Sister’s Keeper Initiative' Must Include is an opinion article by Dr. Monique W. Morris offering five critical components and considerations for forming the foundation for a national, companion effort to support the healthy development of women and girls of color.


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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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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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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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The School Discipline Consensus Report: Strategies from the Field to Keep Students Engaged in School and Out of the Juvenile Justice System

The School Discipline Consensus Report was designed to be a guide for officials in education, health, law enforcement and juvenile justice and their partners in schools and communities across the nation committed to using collaborative approaches to


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Amicus Brief in King v. Burwell

This brief can serve as an important legal and advocacy resource for actors interested in expanding healthcare access to marginalized communities in the United States, particularly people of color.


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Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children

This policy report issued by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that examines the significant barriers to success facing children of color and provides recommendations for improving their opportunities.


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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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Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own WORDS

In Resilient Latino Youth: In Their Own WORDS, the National Council of La Raza uses the concept of resilience to examine how a group of second-generation Latino youth have been able to cope with adversity and excel while growing up in extremely challenging circumstances.


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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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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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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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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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Light in Shadows

“Light in the Shadows” is a film featuring ten women from various ethnic backgrounds, having a sincere and open conversation about the racial inequities they face on a daily basis.


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Opportunity for Black Men and Boys: Public Opinion, Media Depictions and Media Consumption -- A product of Opportunity Agenda

This report seeks to combat distorted media images of black men and boys and improve their opportunities by analyzing and publicizing data developed through extensive audits conducted by scholars and researchers over more than a decade.


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DELLUMS Report: Young Men of Color in Media: Images and Impacts -- A Product of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

This report assesses the media’s impacts, with a particular focus on the variety of ways they perpetuate negative impressions of young men of color, the reasons that this perpetuation of negative impressions occurs and potential paths to reform and improvement.


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DELLUMS Report: The Impact of Waivers to Adult Court, Alternative Sentencing, and Alternatives to Incarceration on Young Men of Color -- A Product of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

This background paper focuses on the impact of decisions to transfer young men of color from the juvenile justice system to adult criminal courts, as well as the impact that alternative sentences and alternatives to incarceration have on these youth.


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diversitydatakids.org

Explore hundreds of measures of child well-being and policy analysis from this website that reports on diversity, opportunity, and equity among U.S. children.


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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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Telling our Own Story: The Role of Narrative in Racial Healing

An important resource for leaders and practitioners working to overcome our nation’s legacy of racism. The authors present the power of the narrative and its important role in racial healing.


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Race and Retirement Insecurity in the United States

New National Institute on Retirement Security research examines racial disparities in retirement readiness among working-age Americans and households.


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Cracking the Codes: Race and Relationships in the 21st Century

This film challenges viewers to explore the systems that perpetuate inequity, what role they may themselves play in perpetuating those systems and thoughtful next steps.


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Active Voice Campaigns

Active Voice Campaigns are comprised of communications strategists who seek to harness the power of film to activate, ignite, and strengthen movements for social change.


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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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The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America

“The Way Home” brings together diverse women to talk about their experience of racism in America.


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More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City

In this book, Wilson reaches the controversial conclusion that while structural and cultural forces are inextricably linked, public policy can only change the racial status quo by reforming the institutions that reinforce it.


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Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States

Through individual stories, essays, poetry and critical analyses, Experiencing Race, Class, and Gender in the United States, Sixth Edition, introduces issues of race, class and gender within an interdisciplinary framework.


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Communications for Social Change: An Integrated Model for Measuring the Process and Its Outcomes

This working paper is one of a series of papers on Communication for Social Change, developed by the Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Communication Programs for the Rockefeller Foundation as part of its Communication for Social Change Grantmaking Strategy.


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The Trouble With Black Boys: And Other Reflections on Race, Equity, and the Future of Public Education

In "The Trouble With Black Boys", Pedro Noguera examines the many facets of race in schools and society and reveals what it will take to improve outcomes for all students.


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Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line

Passing Strange tells the dramatic tale of a family built along the fault lines of celebrity, class, and race - from the ""Todd's"" wedding in 1888, to the 1964 death of Ada King, one of the last surviving Americans born into slavery.


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Race, Class, and Gender: An Anthology

From the Website: "Featuring an accessible and diverse collection of more than 60 writings by a variety of scholars, RACE, CLASS, & GENDER demonstrates how the complex intersection of people's race, class, and gender (and also sexuality) shapes their experiences, and who they become as individuals."


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Prison Lullabies

Prison Lullabies is the remarkable portrait of four young women living on the bad side of luck, struggling with drug addiction, arrested for dealing, prostitution, grand larceny and serving prison time with one common bond; they were all pregnant at the time of their arrest, and all have given birth behind bars.


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Raising Inmate 3851

The United States each year prosecutes approximately 200,000 children as adults, many of whom end up with lengthy sentences, even life without parole, in adult prisons. Raising Inmate 3851 portrays the experiences of three teenagers in adult prison.


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Frontline: Juvenile Justice

With almost unprecedented access to juvenile court proceedings, Juvenile Justice follows four youth offenders through the Santa Clara County, California, juvenile courts, observing how the criminal justice system treats their cases and determines their fates.


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Girl Trouble

Girl Trouble, an intimate documentary by directors Lexi Leban and Lidia Szajko, goes beyond the statistics and chronicles four years in the lives of three teenage girls struggling to free themselves from San Francisco's complex and flagging juvenile justice system.


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PBS

PBS is America's largest public media enterprise, and its member public television stations represent America's largest classroom. Its mission is to create content that educates, informs and inspires.


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A Loud Color

Louis Harding takes a tour of his neighborhood in post-Katrina New Orleans, recounting the contributions of notable African Americans to New Orleans culture and the long road ahead.


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Where Do I Get My Five?

"Where Do I Get My Five?" portrays five distinct stories about the challenges of healthy food access in South L.A.


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The Drive: A Driving Tour of Post-Katrina New Orleans

For those who live in New Orleans, the only way to experience the magnitude of the post-Katrina destruction is to physically walk or drive through the affected areas. With this in mind, The Drive was created for people unable to see the devastation first-hand.


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