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 →
The High Cost of Truancy
Report Chronic truancy has short-term consequences for students but can have long-lasting effects for individuals, families, and communities.
Returning Home to an Odd Mixture of Progress and Retreat
Once the pride of the nation for successful desegregation efforts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has slipped back into separate and unequal status.
People of Color: Their Contributions, Their Potential
Fact Sheet As demographics shift and the share of people of color in the U.S. population continues to increase, it is important to take notice of the contributions that people of color make to the United States and their potential contributions to the nation in the future.
It Is Time to Update the Voting Rights Act
In the absence of a new Voting Rights Act, the right to vote is not protected for all Americans.
Remembering Oak Creek
The three-year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, highlights the resilience, unity, and positivity of this often misunderstood religious community.
Building a More Inclusive National Park System for All Americans
Issue Brief Congress and the president should work to conserve places that better reflect America’s diverse population and help engage new generations to visit and explore their shared heritage and resources.
8 Facts You Should Know About the Criminal Justice System and People of Color
This collection of facts highlights the disparate impact that the criminal justice system has on people of color.
Fact Sheets: Economic Benefits of Reducing Racial and Ethnic Inequality
Fact Sheet With the U.S. Census Bureau estimating that the majority of the U.S. population will be people of color by 2043, it is increasingly important that policymakers enact progressive policies that would improve the economic prospects and increase income for people of color.
Progressive Groups Must Reflect the Ideals They Champion
Progressive organizations need diverse leaders and staffs from the communities that they support if they are to accomplish their ambitious goals. A more just management structure can help us get there.
Who Are Asian Americans?
Fact Sheet These fact sheets provide a detailed look at 10 groups of Asian Americans by national origin.
Interactive: Economic Benefits of Closing Academic Achievement Gaps
Rising income inequality in the United States is exacerbating long-standing racial and ethnic gaps in, among other things, education outcomes. In order to close the academic achievement gap, we must address rising income inequality in America.
The Changing Face of America’s Electorate
Issue Brief Changing electoral demographics will have noticeable effects on the 2016 elections. In 2016, to win the presidency—as well as many U.S. Senate races—both parties will need to secure substantial support from voters of color.
How Congress Is Supporting Inequality in Its FY 2016 Budget Proposals
Some congressional leaders are still advancing policies that threaten to exclude low-income families and people of color from the social safety net.
The Untold Narrative of Black Men in the United States
Although black men have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.