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 →
Choosing Our Words Carefully
Two recent events—the shootout in Waco, Texas, and the protests in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray—highlight how the media’s language choices differ based on race.
Baltimore Underscores a Need to Rethink How We Address Poverty in the United States
As Baltimore recovers from a week of tumult, what can we do as citizens to ensure that the unrest was the last of its kind?
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.
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.
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have come a long way on various indicators of success, they continue to lag behind, and it is important to push back on outdated stereotypes.
The Evolution of Race and Ethnicity Classifications in the Decennial Census
As concepts of race and ethnicity evolve, the methods and language used by the decennial census to capture data are key to ensuring that policymakers recognize and understand all communities, particularly growing communities of color.
Infographic: Government Collection of Race and Ethnicity Data
The decennial census has undergone significant changes as the U.S. population has evolved. Rapidly changing demographics continue to present challenges to the U.S. government in its effort to collect demographic data.
5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.
5 Key Facts About the Affordable Care Act for Latinos
A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the Latino community.
Remembering an Unheralded Champion of American Democracy
Political scientist and voting rights advocate Curtis Gans passed away last weekend, but his life’s work must continue.
Why Does Racism Surprise Us?
The recently revealed racist video filmed at a University of Oklahoma fraternity event is simply a reflection of America’s larger societal problems.