By weakening air and water protections and refusing to address climate change, the Trump administration is exacerbating environmental and health hazards in communities of color.
Truth and Reconciliation
Simulating How Progressive Proposals Affect the Racial Wealth Gap
Systematic Inequality and Economic Opportunity
Systemic Inequality: Displacement, Exclusion, and Segregation
The United States needs policies that challenge structural racism in order to close the persistent unemployment gap between African Americans and whites.
Reforming the United States’ place-based investment framework is no easy feat, but for the sake of equity, it is well worth the endeavor.
An Elite College Has Dropped Legacy Admissions—It’s Time for Other Higher Education Institutions To Do the Same
Legacy admissions policies have racist origins and continue to exclude underrepresented students of color.
As weather and climate disasters become more devastating and costly, Congress must design bold and equitable policies to reduce carbon and other pollution and protect communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
Black and Latinx students who earn bachelor’s degrees take longer to graduate, earn more debt, and face more employment challenges than white peers.
This fact sheet considers accountability-based policy solutions through an equity lens to bring down graduate debt levels.
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.