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.
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.
The Curious Case of Rachel Dolezal
The social media frenzy around Rachel Dolezal exposes the fault lines of solidarity in the movement for racial justice.
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.
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.
Diversity Is Coming to a Town Near You
A new Center for American Progress report considers America’s race and ethnic shift and the far-reaching policy implications of this demographic change.
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 African Americans
A look at five facts that highlight the benefits of the Affordable Care Act for the African American community.
Will the New Tech Economy Solve the Old Economy’s Racial Problems?
The new tech economy has not conquered racial bias. The racial and ethnic unemployment disparities in computer science are nearly the same as those in other fields.
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.