All-In Nation: An America that Works for All
All-In Nation describes how strong communities of color are critical to America’s economic future and lays out a comprehensive policy agenda to build an equitable economy where everyone, including fast-growing communities of color, can participate and thrive. Read more →
Underpaid and Unequal
Report The early childhood workforce as a whole is grossly underpaid. New CAP analyses suggest that female African American teachers who work full time earn even less than their white counterparts.
Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters
Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.
Police Gone Wild
The U.S. Department of Justice’s report on Baltimore chronicles yet another police department that routinely abused its power and violated the civil rights of African Americans.
Black Families Work More, Earn Less, and Face Difficult Child Care Choices
While the child care crisis means all families have poor choices, African American families have even fewer options.
Voting Rights Victories Are Pyrrhic but Worth Celebrating
Courts have overturned several state-level voter suppression laws, but the cases should never have been necessary in the first place.
Broadening Our Policy Awareness to Include Urban Native Americans
Much of the United States’ policy support is currently reserved for tribal members living on reservations, leaving Native Americans who live in urban areas without much recourse.
A Voting Rights Story
Issue Brief Over his nearly 50 years in the North Carolina state legislator, Rep. Mickey Michaux helped increase voting rights and participation. However, recent efforts in the state are putting these advances at risk.
The Need for a Reflective Judiciary Demands a Return to Normal Order
Fifty-two federal judicial nominees are currently waiting for Senate action, underscoring congressional gridlock and the need to put people before politics.
When Words Fail Us
Practical policy reforms—not just more conversation—are needed to address the recent violence between police and the African American community.
Americans Must Understand that a Bullet Has All of Our Names on It
For political leaders to find the humanity and will to do the right thing, Americans must recognize that gun violence is an issue that affects everyone.
The Ongoing Battle to Protect the Precious Right to Vote
Americans are sick and tired of being sick and tired of waiting on Congress to act and ensure the right to vote for all.
Continuing Inequalities Blur the American Dream
While racial gaps in the U.S. income cost are old news, revitalized versions of these statistics are no less significant for the nation’s economic recovery.
Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families
Report Black and Hispanic families face unique economic pressures, and conservative policies and obstruction continue to harm families of color.
President Obama’s Legacy for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
President Barack Obama has been a leader in supporting and advancing AAPI communities.