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Guest Blogger: Vanessa Cardenas “Why Affirmative Action is Still Important to Latinos”

Vanessa Cárdenas explores Latino educational attainment and the importance of affirmative action.

by Vanessa Cárdenas | Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Infographic: Immigrants and Their Children in the Future American Workforce

Together, immigrants and their children will account for 85 percent of the growth in the workforce over the next two decades.

by Angeline Vuong | Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The Contributions of Immigrants and Their Children to the American Workforce and Jobs of the Future

book_alt2 icon Report With large numbers of jobs coming open in every sector of the economy and at all skill levels from now to 2030, immigrants and their children will be critical to the continued dynamism of the American workforce and economy.

by Dowell Myers, Stephen Levy, and John Pitkin | Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Denying Key Social Services to Immigrants on the Road to Citizenship Hurts Our Entire Nation

Immigration rallyCurbing access to supports such as supplemental nutrition assistance and the earned income and child tax credits not only undermines economic security for millions of undocumented immigrants, but also denies potential economic gains to millions of Americans.

by Sarah Baron and Philip E. Wolgin | Friday, June 14, 2013

300 Million Engines of Growth

President Obama election night party, 2012 book_alt2 icon Report For America to lead innovation in the 21st century, we have to make sure that our people are skilled and educated, operating in an economic environment that is conducive to their success and that allows them to compete at home and abroad.

by Jennifer Erickson and Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, June 13, 2013

Borrowers of Color Need More Options to Reduce Their Student-Loan Debt

Offering students of color more ways to reduce their student debt, including refinancing their loans, would provide a boost to the overall economy and ensure a better future for communities of color.

by Sophia Kerby | Thursday, May 16, 2013

Current and Estimated Future Immigration Based on the Senate’s Immigration Reform Bill

Immigration reform hearingThe immigration bill introduced by the bipartisan Senate “Gang of 8” will actually reduce the number of people entering the country each year.

by the CAP Immigration Team | Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Unequal Pay Day for Immigrant Women

bars icon Charts Numbers show that immigrant women are disproportionally impacted by unequal pay.

by Ann Garcia and Patrick Oakford | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Latina Women and Their Families

Latina womanAs Latinas continue to comprise a growing share of our nation’s population, we must continue to push forward the importance of pay equity.

by Jennifer Molina and Morriah Kaplan | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Asian American Women and Their Families

Closing the wage gap will bring more Asian American women into leadership positions, give equal opportunity to immigrant women, and bring positive change to all of our communities.

by Morriah Kaplan and Jennifer Molina | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to African American Women and Their Families

Denise ArmstrongPay equity is not only necessary to promote a just workforce in the long run; it is also needed for the immediate benefit of the children and families of these hardworking women.

by Sandra Shaker and Morriah Kaplan | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Top 10 Numbers That Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Native American Women and Their Families

Native American womanAs the fight to close the gender wage gap continues, it is imperative to pay attention to the needs of Native American women and their families, and ensure that they truly have equal access to health care, education, and a respectable standard of living.

by Sandra Shaker and Morriah Kaplan | Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States

Rally article icon Issue Brief Supporting real immigration reform that contains a pathway to citizenship for our nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants is the only way to maintain electoral strength in the future.

by Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Monday, April 8, 2013

Moving Past Stereotypes in Basketball—and in Life

Lone Peak High basketballOne Utah high school basketball team is breaking down prevalent stereotypes about race in the sport and showing America that talent isn’t color coded.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, March 26, 2013

How the Ryan Budget Will Affect Communities of Color

Rep. Paul RyanThe new House Republican budget will gut the social safety net, slow growth, and kill jobs and investment—all disproportionately impacting communities of color.

by Morriah Kaplan and Daniella Gibbs Leger | Monday, March 18, 2013