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51 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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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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Ending the Legacy of Racism in Sports & the Era of Harmful “Indian” Sports Mascots

This report by the National Congress of American Indians details a range of issues: the harm stereotypes have on Native Youth and the overwhelming support for ending harmful mascots by organizations, tribal governments, the NCAA, high schools, community groups, and individuals.


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Sustaining Public School Diversity – An Education Policy Brief by the Lawyers Committee on Civil Rights Under Law

This policy brief documents a student assignment system designed to create racially diverse public schools while satisfying constitutional requirements recently articulated by the Supreme Court.


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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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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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The Business Case for Racial Equity

“The Business Case for Racial Equity” is a joint effort by Altarum Institute and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation that details the economic impact of racism and the benefits of advancing racial equity in light of the continually evolving demographic identity of our nation.


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The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters

In The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters, Demos and the Institute on Assets and Social Policy provide a systematic analysis of the types of public policies that offer the most potential for reducing the racial wealth gap.


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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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Teaching the Movement 2014: The State of Civil Rights Education in the United States

Teaching the Movement 2014 provides a national report card on the state of civil rights education in our country.


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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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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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Transforming Historical Harms

"Transforming Historical Harms" is the product of Eastern Mennonite University's Coming to the Table, an organization providing leadership, resources and a supportive environment for those who seek to acknowledge and heal the wounds of racism.


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Moving the Race Conversation Forward

"Moving the Race Conversation Forward" is a two-part 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.


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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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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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The Business Case for Racial Equity

When people face barriers to achieving their full potential, the loss of talent, creativity, energy, and productivity is a burden not only for those disadvantaged, but for communities, businesses, governments, and the economy as a whole. Initial research on the magnitude of this burden in the U.S., as highlighted in this brief, reveals impacts in the trillions of dollars in lost earnings, avoidable public expenditures, and lost economic output.


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Poverty and Race

Poverty & Race is a bi-monthly newsletter journal, is a forum for communicating news and ideas, as well as regularly reporting the results of PRRAC-sponsored research, the advocacy work that research has assisted and other relevant news.


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Ten Ways to Fight Hate: A Community Response Guide

This report lists and describes 10 ways to fight hate, cites examples of individuals and groups across the country tackling issues of intolerance, and provides a compilation of organizations and materials that can assist in the fight against hate.


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The Hidden Cost of Being African American

Thomas Shapiro argues in The Hidden Cost of Being African American, fundamental levels of racial inequality persist, particularly in the area of asset accumulation, such as inheritance, stocks, bonds, and other investments.


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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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Rethinking the Color Line: Readings in Race and Ethnicity

User-friendly without sacrificing intellectual or theoretical rigor, this anthology of current research examines contemporary issues and explores new approaches to the study of race and ethnic relations.


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Racial and Ethnic Tensions: What Should We Do?

The National Issues Forums is a non?partisan nationwide network of educational and community organizations that convenes forums for citizens to deliberate about public issues. This report analyzes what happened in a series of National Issues Forums on racial and ethnic tensions.


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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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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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