September 15, 2010 (New York, NY) – A new, landmark study on the relationship between racial justice organizations and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities finds the lack of resources, funding, and community support are obstacles to engagement. The study, titled, “Better Together: Research Findings on the Relationship between Racial Justice Organizations and LGBT Communities,” was produced by Applied Research Center (ARC) in partnership with the Arcus Foundation.
Applied Research Center releases statement condemning SB 1070 as an attack on immigrants and communities of color.
Navajo Advocates Lead Community in Historic Shift Away from Coal
‘Racing the Statehouse’ Finds States Can Take Action to Address Racial Inequity
ARC Publishes Fifth Edition of California Legislative Report Card On Racial Equity
ARC releases guide to ensure shared benefits from the green economy
ARC Releases Edited Volume Analyzing Racial Politics and Election of Barack Obama
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October 1, 2009: The Applied Research Center (ARC) has released an edited volume featuring 20 prominent thinkers and activists on race and the 2008 election, Changing the Race: Racial Politics and the Election of Barack Obama. This election reader comes just as the nation debates whether the aggressive criticism of President Obama over the past few months is rooted in racism.
Applied Research Center Says Solving Structural Inequities will Alleviate Recession
To learn more and download the report, go to www.arc.org/recession
A report released today by the Applied Research Center (ARC), a racial justice think-tank, finds that an inclusive and equitable national economic recovery will require that the country address deep patterns of racial discrimination and disparities. The report, titled “Race & Recession,” found that numerous policies and institutional practices that create racial inequity are among the root causes of the subprime mortgage crisis and economic downturn. While several economists and analysts have focused on the “what” and “how” questions behind the current recession, an in-depth analysis of income, unemployment, foreclosures, and public benefits brings the largely overlooked “who” into the analysis: Who were predatory loans targeted towards? Which Americans are losing jobs?
April 28th at 1:00 pm PST/4:00 pm EST briefing and Q&A for journalists
See ARC's full coverage of Barack Obama's first 100 Days at www.arc.org/100days.
April 27, 2009: The Applied Research Center (ARC) is releasing their report on President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office, examining both highs and lows of policy decisions on the economy, health care, immigration, and civil rights, all through the lens of racial justice.
Low Income and Minority Children Disproportionately Affected
Download the report and learn more at www.arc.org/childcare.
04.22.2009 – New York: A national study released today by the Applied Research Center (ARC) shows the effects of unlicensed care on the quality and safety of childcare for low-income families.
(January 29, 2008—Minneapolis, MN) The Organizing Apprenticeship Project (OAP) has released the 2nd Minnesota Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity. The report grades the Minnesota Governor and the Legislature on their leadership to address the growing racial disparities facing Minnesota’s communities of color, and finds that both share a "D".
(February 20, 2008—Chicago, IL) With the state legislature beginning its session this week, a new report by ARC, Facing Race: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007-2008, finds that dire racial inequities demand more attention in Springfield, Illinois.
(February 21, 2008—Chicago, IL) The Applied Research Center (ARC) released the findings of its second annual report, Facing Race: Illinois Legislative Report Card on Racial Equity 2007-2008, at a daylong series of events in Chicago and Springfield. While the State Senate held steady with a grade of 'B', the House received a grade of 'C', a decline from last year's showing.