Sophia Kerby and Crosby Burns explain why a diverse workforce is necessary to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse marketplace.
Issue Brief Crosby Burns, Kimberly Barton, and Sophia Kerby examine the state and strength of diversity in the U.S. workforce, specifically the number and proportion of people of color, women, gay and transgender individuals, and people with disabilities in the workforce today.
The black community’s support for President Obama is not only about accepting a broader understanding of family but also social and economic policies that help their communities, write Sophia Kerby and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills.
Sophia Kerby and Crosby Burns show that President Obama's decision to support same-sex marriage is in line with public opinion.
El 1o de julio la tasa de interés de los préstamos Stafford con subsidio federal se duplicará, subiendo de un 3,4 por ciento a 6,8 por ciento si el Congreso no actúa. A pesar de que este incremento tendrá consecuencias devastadoras para los más de 7 millones de estudiantes en todo el país que actualmente tienen un Préstamo Stafford, el cambio les afectara desproporcionadamente a los estudiantes de color.
Sophia Kerby breaks down why students of color will be more affected by a rise in student loan interest rates.
Sophia Kerby argues that wage and wealth disparities that hurt women of color also hurts the country’s economy.
Sophia Kerby examines some of the most troubling racial disparities in our criminal-justice system and makes the case for a new movement for racial justice in America.
Sophia Kerby reviews the first year of a new U.N. agency working on women’s rights and the challenges it faces in year two.
Vanessa Cardenas, Sophia Kerby, and Rachel Wilf examine how Arizona’s growing communities of color are impacting the state.
A quick look at the facts about social benefit programs and their recipients.
Julie Ajinkya and Sophia Kerby demonstrate how a proposal to lower the time limit in the Pell Grant program disproportionately affects the most vulnerable students.
Issue Brief John Griffith, Jasmin Jones, and Sophia Kerby discuss how the "Occupy Our Homes" movement relates to communities of color.
Sophia Kerby is a Research Assistant for Progress 2050 at American Progress working with the Domestic Policy team. She studied in India and South Africa before graduating from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2011 with a B.A. in government and politics. Sophia previously completed internships at the Women’s Campaign Forum, the Department of Health [...]