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State of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Series

woman and son at naturalization ceremony book_alt2 icon Report Read the full report, released on September 11, 2014.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are quickly reaching the critical mass needed to be politically relevant, but data about this group have often been unavailable. This series features the most comprehensive research and analysis for the fastest-growing demographic in the United States.

by Karthick Ramakrishnan and Farah Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Reading Between the Data

San Francisco woman and mural book_alt2 icon Report When considering how best to address economic inequality, policymakers need to understand the complexity and diversity within the Asian American community.

by Farah Z. Ahmad and Christian E. Weller | Monday, March 3, 2014

When Wall Street Buys Main Street

book_alt2 icon Report Single-family rental securitization needs to be managed responsibly in order to protect consumer interests.

by Sarah Edelman, with Julia Gordon and David Sanchez | Thursday, February 27, 2014

Better Reflecting Our Country’s Growing Diversity

article icon Issue Brief We need to make our national park system more inclusive and reflective of the totality of the diverse American experience.

by Jessica Goad, Matt Lee-Ashley, and Farah Z. Ahmad | Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Interactive Feature: How Immigrants Will Reshape Our Workforce

In the coming decades, immigrants and their children will grow our economic future and strengthen our workforce. Watch the video and then explore the data yourself.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Hoop Dreams Versus Hoop Reality

The truth about basketball isn’t what you’d expect.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of Asian American Women in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how Asian American women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

by Marcus T. Smith | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of African American Women in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how African American women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

by Maria Guerra | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Fact Sheet: The State of Latinas in the United States

article icon Fact Sheet This is a snapshot of how Latina women are faring in health, education, entrepreneurship, economic security, and political leadership.

by Mareshah Jackson | Thursday, November 7, 2013

Infographic: Latino Voter Turnout in Virginia

As the Virginia gubernatorial race draws to a close, it is important to note the growing impact of the rising Latino electorate in the commonwealth.

by Progress 2050 | Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Role of People of Color in the Future Workforce

Latina womanBy 2030, people of color will play a much more significant role in the American workforce.

by Angeline Vuong | Friday, October 25, 2013

Infographic: African American Voter Turnout in Virginia

The outcome of next month's neck-and-neck Virginia gubernatorial race could very well hinge on the turnout rates of black voters.

by Progress 2050 | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Beyond ‘Stand Your Ground’: Florida’s Other Racial Profiling Practices

Sybrina Fulton and others article icon Issue Brief Despite legislation against racial profiling, the “Stand Your Ground” law is just one of several ways in which Florida practices it.

by Sarah Iverson | Friday, October 11, 2013

Our Future Labor Force: Will Our Supply Meet Our Demand?

ImmigrationWe need a sensible immigration system to ensure that America’s supply of workers continues to match its demand.

by Angeline Vuong | Friday, October 4, 2013

The Role of the Second Generation in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Immigrants, and particularly their children—the second generation—will play a critical role in the economy, filling the workforce gaps created by the massive Baby Boomer retirements over the next two decades.

by Angeline Vuong, Zach Murray, and Abhay Aneja | Wednesday, August 14, 2013