For Actor Bambadjan Bamba, the Battles for DACA and Racial Justice Are One and the Same
Bambadjan Bamba, a Dreamer and immigration activist, is also fighting to end anti-Black racism.
Federal Funding Is Essential To Saving State and Local Public Services
States and localities are facing severe budget shortfalls. In order to keep essential services—such as health care, education, transportation, and first responders—running uninterrupted, it is imperative that the federal government provide much-needed funding to states and localities.
How Child Care Disruptions Hurt Parents of Color Most
Black and multiracial parents are more likely than white parents to experience child care-related job disruptions.
Be Wary of Blame-Shifting: Reopening Businesses and Protesting Do Not Carry Equivalent Risks
As the Trump administration gears up to blame rising coronavirus cases on the protests for racial justice, Americans must recognize that patronizing newly reopened indoor businesses, such as bars and casinos, carries greater risk with less urgency and purpose.
Dangerous Gaps in Gun Laws Exposed by the Coronavirus Gun Sale Surge
The coronavirus crisis has led to a dangerous surge in gun sales, which has given new urgency to addressing the gaps in federal and state gun laws that allow unregulated access to firearms.
Local Governments Can Lead on Vote by Mail
Some local government are sending absentee ballot applications to all registered voters, ensuring that more Americans can safely vote during the pandemic.
How Partisan Gerrymandering Limits Voting Rights
In an effort to hold on to power, state legislators who won their elections due to gerrymandering are making it harder for Americans to vote.
Fighting Systemic Racism in K-12 Education: Helping Allies Move From the Keyboard to the School Board
The surge of new allies in the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice presents a welcome opportunity to implement systemic changes in the U.S. K-12 education system—and allies should start by following the lead of communities that are Black, Indigenous, and people of color.
How Much Money Each College Can Receive From the CARES Act
Download a spreadsheet to see how much funding each U.S. college can receive through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, by institution type, state, and other groupings.
How To Reform and Strengthen Fishery Habitat Protection
This CAP report analyzes the use of fishing-restrictive area designations and provides recommendations on how the United States can improve them.
The Race for Nature
To save family farms, ranches, and rural communities from economic collapse, the United States should launch a major effort—a “Race for Nature”—that pays private landowners to protect the water, air, and natural places that everyone needs to stay healthy.