This fact sheet considers accountability-based policy solutions through an equity lens to bring down graduate debt levels.
Truth and Reconciliation
Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and Segregation
Policymakers cannot keep looking past the 40 percent of federal student loans that are used for graduate studies each year.
Racial and ethnic disparities in infant health outcomes across states show the need for lawmakers to enact policies that will address the country’s infant health crisis.
Working mothers are important drivers of three essential industries—elementary and secondary education, hospitals, and food services—yet cannot afford child care for their own children.
Despite an improved labor market, Black Americans still can’t obtain well-paying, stable jobs with quality benefits.
Women of color—a diverse and increasingly active voting bloc—are a growing force in American politics.
Time and time again, the Trump administration’s policies and practices have negatively affected communities of color across the United States.
Early decision policies at colleges and universities favor wealthy families and create additional barriers for marginalized communities.
Dismantling the culture of power that sustains and fuels gender-based violence requires a comprehensive, national strategy that connects meaningful policy solutions across the diverse issues affecting survivors and communities.
Race-conscious admissions practices remain necessary in the fight for racial equity in higher education.
Using the market mechanism to solve structural problems is the wrong approach to improving distressed communities.
By placing a focus on racial equity, CTE programs can help narrow opportunity gaps.
Universities must address stark racial inequities within university counseling centers.
Six practical steps to defeat white nationalist terrorism.
While the nation has undoubtedly made progress, entrenched structural racism continues to corrupt American democracy and preserve racial inequality.