Check the links below for past issues of our bi-weekly newsletter. (See this page for an archive of our Arts & Culture newsletter)
11/15/2023 - Introducing our climate displacement and resilience database
11/2/2023 - Did you miss O&B Berlin? We've got some recordings for you.
11/1/2023 - A call to end the violence
10/5/2023 - O&B Berlin Conference begins in THREE WEEKS!
9/27/2023 - The global dimensions of Islamophobia
8/30/2023 - Development without displacement
7/31/2023 - How can we guarantee protections for climate refugees?
7 /26/2023 - Join us in Berlin!
7/12/2023 - Can California lead the way on social housing?
6/28/2023 - Join us for a discussion on the Supreme Court's upcoming ruling on Affirmative Action
6/7/2023 - We measured racial disparities in 15 areas. Here's what we found...
5/24/2023 - Looking to implement Targeted Universalism? Join our boot camp!
5/10/2023 - Our new toolkit helps communities challenge corporate power
4/26/2023 - How African environmental groups are responding to the climate crisis
4/5/2023 - Join us for the Bioneers Conference in Berkeley this week!
3/15/2023 - Monitor zoning reform efforts across the US using our new tools
3/1/2023 - Check out our new reparations resource hub!
2/1/2023 - Does Diversity Matter? In Tyre Nichols' Case, It Didn't
1/19/2023 - The limits to Black Lives Matter (as a frame)
12/21/2022 - New zoning research / Biden plan to cut homelessness using Targeted Universalism
11/30/2022 - Deconstructing the 'Housing Crisis'
10/26/2022 - 'Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good'
10/12/2022 - What can Hawaii teach us about inclusion?
9/28/2022 - We found 230+ anti-Muslim bills in US statehouses. Our interactive map reveals where
9/14/2022 - Introducing our new Deputy Director Ashlin Malouf-Gashaw
8/31/2022 - Can Richmond, CA break its dependency on the Chevron refinery?
8/10/2022 - Call for illustrators: What does belonging look like to you?
7/27/2022 - What the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for Fertility Medicine
7/13/2022 - Single-family zoning dominates Sacramento region
6/29/2022 - Reproductive rights crucial for belonging
6/15/2022 - Launching our first-ever transatlantic initiative!
6/2/2022 - Planning for a Just Transition from Fossil Fuels in Richmond, CA, and Beyond
5/18/2022 - Six Actions to Make Belonging Real in Tech
4/27/2022 - Watch replays of our recent events, and sign up for upcoming ones!
4/13/2022 - What we learned about zoning, policing & community resources
3/30/2022 - Celebrating Practices of Collective Care
3/16/2022 - Taking Equitable Development to the Next Level
3/2/2022 - Exclusionary zoning dominates LA region. Here's why it matters
2/16/2022 - 1,000 remedies to structural racism
2/2/2022 - The values we share are stronger than what divide us
1/19/2022 - With Targeted Universalism, we achieve racial and economic justice, together
1/5/2022 - How Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy
12/15/2021 - How the battle over identity politics threatens democracy
12/1/2021 - Covid-19: What will we remember?
11/17/2021 - In our world you can't call the cops on someone because they "don't belong"
11/3/2021 - Can we see ourselves in one another?
10/20/2021 - The Bay Area has become slightly less segregated, our newest research shows
10/6/2021 - Introducing our Bridging to Belonging case series
9/15/2021 - What can a dignified future for labor look like?
9/1/2021 - Here's a sneak peak of who'll be speaking at the O&B Conference next month!
8/4/2021 - Get ready for the Othering & Belonging Conference in October!
7/14/2021 - What's behind the backlash to Critical Race Theory?
6/23/2021 - Watch a replay of yesterday's event on racial residential segregation
6/2/2021 - The Price of Denial
5/12/2021 - Decoding zoning: Our guide to zoning reform
4/21/2021 - A look at our accomplishments during a busy 2020
4/7/2021 - Our new index shows US among worst responders to Covid-19
3/24/2021 - The debate over ending structural racism: A way forward
3/10/2021 - Asians must be a part of our story, too
2/24/2021 - Berkeley to end single-family zoning, citing our research
2/10/2021 - Let's not conflate white supremacy with white people
1/27/2021 - The Muslim Ban is gone. Now let's get rid of other Islamophobic laws
1/13/2021 - Watch a replay of our Q&A with john powell & Ian Haney Lopez
12/17/2020 - Apply to our 2021 Summer Fellowship program!
12/2/2020 - We ranked the most segregated cities in the Bay Area
11/12/2020 - How Trumpism took root in the US
10/28/2020 - We all want safety, but Blacks can't keep dying to protect whiteness
10/15/2020 - Trump's diversity training ban is unconstitutional. Here's why
9/30/2020 - Turns out, we mostly agree on policing (and the economy)
9/17/2020 - Five simple changes for a better post-covid society
9/3/2020 - What mass public school closures cost communities in Puerto Rico
8/19/2020 - Five strategies for racial residential integration in the Bay Area
8/5/2020 - (Ill) Logic: Our new video series retells the Covid-19 story
7/22/2020 - On our hopes and fears in the era of Covid-19
7/20/2020 - Today we strike for Black Lives
7/8/2020 - How do we emerge from Covid-19 more unified?
7/1/2020 - Announcing our impact report: A look at our first 7 years as an Institute
6/19/2020 - We only became half free on Juneteenth
5/27/2020 - Introducing "Toward Belonging," a new initiative with our European partners
5/13/2020 - The case for rent and mortgage cancellation
4/30/2020 - COVID-19 is not a great equalizer: The structural underpinnings of disparate impacts
4/15/2020 - New tools help visualize the social impacts of COVID-19
3/26/2020 - We've launched a mapping project to identify vulnerable regions in California
3/18/2020 - As we spatially separate we must also stay connected
3/3/2020 - #SuperTuesday: Our Get-Out-The-Vote video imagines a society where corporations paid their fair share
2/19/2020 - Enjoy our video recap of the O&B symposium in Paris
2/3/2020 - With primary season upon us, our latest podcast reveals what's on the minds of Black women voters in Nevada
1/15/2020 - Bridging & Breaking Stories • O&B 2020 in London
12/30/2019 - Building a bigger, inclusive we
12/18/2019 - Just Released: 2019 Inclusiveness Index ranks 132 countries and all 50 US states
12/10/2019 - Climate Refugees: Our new report underscores the urgency for action
12/5/2019 - Alicia Garza on the podcast talking identity politics & 2020 election
11/4/2019 - Announcing the Othering & Belonging Institute
10/31/2019 - Fall 2019 Haas Institute Magazine + Report on Harmful Effects of Segregation
10/23/2019 - Culture is essential to our survival and to our work
10/16/2019 - Young voters on government, corporate power, and inequality
10/2/2019 - Roots, Race & Place
9/25/2019 - New! Alicia Garza on Identity Politics; Podcast on voter suppression in Georgia; Measuring Water Affordability; and More!
9/11/2019 - Ending Legal Bias Against Formerly Incarcerated People + Our New Artist in Residence + More News and Updates
8/19/2019 - Marking 400 Years of Resistance to Slavery and Oppression at UC Berkeley
8/7/2019 - New zoning maps show single-family homes dominate Bay Area housing landscape
7/10/2019 - Recap of Othering & Belonging 2019; Richard Rothstein on busing and segregation; Applications Open for 2nd Artist in Residence
6/19/2019 - Event series to mark US slavery anniversary; new podcast interview on migration; blog posts + more
5/29/2019 - The Road Not Taken: Housing and Criminal Justice 50 Years After the Kerner Commission Report
5/8/2019 - Targeted Universalism: New primer for innovative policy design
5/1/2019 - Othering & Belonging Conference Resources Now Available
4/4/2019 - Just Released: Spring 2019 News Magazine; New podcast interview with Michael Omi on the US Census + more
3/21/2019 - Race—The Power of an Illusion, a groundbreaking 2003 documentary, gets a new, modern website
3/7/2019 - Just launched: New Online Hub for our Civic Engagement Narrative Change project
2/6/2019 - Just Released: Racial Segregation in the Bay Area, Part 2
1/29/2019 - Honoring the Rev. Dr. King's commitment to radical love and justice
1/12/2019 - Wishing you all a productive new year full of possibilities
12/27/2018 - NEW! Annual Inclusiveness Index Now Out
12/12/2018 - Apply for our Summer Fellowship program, new podcast episode on racial justice in Europe, and more
11/28/2018 - Let's acknowledge and work on our unconscious biases
11/14/2018 - New animated video on bridging
11/06/2018 - We Vote, We Win
10/31/2018 - New Get-Out-The-Vote video, Bay Area segregation maps, & more
10/30/2018 - Weaponizing Hate
10/17/2018 - Introducing our new Artist in Residence
10/10/2018 - Corporations and the Global Food Crisis: our new Shahidi Project
10/03/2018 - Haas Institute faculty present policy recommendations for a more inclusive society
09/19/2018 - Stabilizing California's housing market
09/12/2018 - Islamophobia in the United States
09/06/2018 - Towards Equity in Policy and Pedagogy
08/29/2018 - Othering and Belonging Issue Three Now Out
08/22/2018 - Strategies to engage voters from underrepresented communities
07/31/2018 - Widening the Lens on Voter Suppression
07/05/2018 - Race matters in school admissions, and always has
06/20/2018 - Haas Institute welcomes new associate director
06/06/2018 - California: Transformations and a path towards progress
05/23/2018 - The latest issue of our news magazine is now available
05/02/2018 - New Database Exposes and Tracks anti-Muslim Legislation Across the US
04/18/2018 - A Blueprint for Belonging in California
04/04/2018 - 50 years after death: What can Rev. Dr. King teach us today
03/14/2018 - Mourning the loss of Saba Mahmood
02/21/2018 - Last chance to register for next week's Kerner @ 50 Conference!
01/31/2018 - Dream Hoarders: It's not just the 1%
01/18/2018 - New Year letter from john a. powell
01/15/2018 - MLK Day letter from john a. powell
12/31/2017 - End of year letter from john a. powell
12/20/2017 - Haas Institute faculty on rising inequality, and the GOP tax bill
11/29/2017 - Richmond housing mural featured in new video
11/15/2017 - One year after US presidential election, new report examines what didn't happen
11/02/2017 - How bridging humanizes others and creates conditions to solve problems
10/19/2017 - We can't address poverty as long as we view the poor as an 'Other'
10/05/2017 - David Harding traces vicious cycle of imprisonment
09/25/2017 - Introducing 'Speech & Belonging,' a resource guide on free speech
09/22/2017 - john powell urges us to expand the conversation on speech and harm
09/14/2017 - On Speech & Belonging
09/12/2017 - Read "Legalizing Othering," our new report on Islamophobia
09/07/2017 - Two Haas Institute fellows, both DACA recipients, weigh in on this week's DACA announcement
08/23/2017 - Resisting the Rise of White Nationalism
08/15/2017 - Hate & Hurt in America: On Charlottesville VA
08/09/2017 - A painful reminder of the government’s legacy of segregation
07/05/2017 - Refugees and Displacement: An Analysis on the Dynamics of Global Forced Migration
06/07/2017 - A Pivotal Moment for the US Refugee Resettlement Program
04/27/2017 - Last Day to Register for Othering & Belonging Conference
04/13/2017 - Upcoming Conference + Updates & Announcements
03/14/2017 - Low Income Housing Tax Credit Finds Room for Improvement in Promoting Access to Opportunity for Bay Area Developments
02/15/2017 - New Animated Video on Targeted Universalism; Upcoming Events; Othering & Belonging Conference updates
02/08/2017 - A New Social Compact
02/01/2017 - Thinking Ahead Discussion Series
01/26/2017 - Exec Orders are Islamophobic, Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Native American, Anti-Women, Anti-Environmental, and Anti-Democratic
01/18/2017 - Academic Engagement for Our Changing Times
01/11/2017 - A New Year of Engagement and Purpose
01/01/2017 - Best Wishes for a New Year of Engagement and Purpose
12/08/2016 - Our New Print Newsletter; Meet our New Health Disparities Chair; Thinking Ahead w/ Anne Price; Conference Registration Open; and more
11/30/2016 - Resistance and the Rebirth of Inclusion
11/10/2016 - This is Who We Are
11/08/2016 - GO VOTE! Election Day Special
11/01/2016 - #Vote4BlackFutures
10/26/2016 - Haas Institute New Partner on Racial Equity Fellowship Program
10/19/2016 - Political Science Professor Taeku Lee Joins the Haas Institute as Associate Director
10/05/2016 - Announcing our Othering & Belonging Conference
9/26/2016 - Inclusiveness Index Launch
9/22/2016 - Webinar to Introduce our New Inclusiveness Index
9/7/2016 - The Impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Free Trade in California
9/2/2016 - Public Statement Re Berkeley Global Campus
8/24/2016 - Thinking Ahead with Paul Pierson
8/10/2016 - Home with a Purpose, A History of the Safe Return Project
7/26/2016 - Can We Tell a Different Story?
7/18/2016 - john powell Statement Re Philando Castile Alton Sterling Dallas Baton Rouge
7/7/2016 - Othering and Belonging Journal Launch
6/29/2016 - On Brexit and Supreme Court Rulings
6/16/2016 - In this moment of grief, let us remember the dead, but let us love and honor them for who they were
6/12/2016 - Orlando Pulse Statement
6/2/2016 - Who Belongs within the Circle of Human Concern?
5/19/2016 - We Too Belong
5/11/2016 - Our Latest Newsletter is Now Out
4/21/2016 - The National Conversation on Women's Reproductive Rights & Reproductive Justice
4/15/2016 - On Renaming the Woodrow Wilson School: The Standards of His Time, and Ours
4/13/2016 - The Fight for $15: California Passes a Law Increasing the Minimum Wage
4/8/2016 - Victor Pineda on Disability Rights, Urban Planning, and Inclusive Cities
3/31/2016 - Georgina Kleege Honored with Distinguished Teaching Award
3/22/2016 - Perspectives on this Election Season through the Lens of Race
3/9/2016 - New Report on Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Raises Serious Concerns about Corporate Misalignment
3/2/2016 - Our New Online Home
2/18/2016 - Food Insecurity and Anti-Poverty Measures
2/10/2016 - Examining the World's Most Inclusive Cities
2/3/2016 - Structural Racism in Flint
1/28/2016 - Columbia Scholar Karen Barkey Joining UC Berkeley to Chair the Haas Institute Religious Diversity Cluster
1/13/2016 - Welcome new staff & scholars
12/31/2015 - Racing into the Future
12/16/2015 - Condemning Trump is Not Enough
12/10/2015 - Hateful and divisive rhetoric makes our country less safe
12/2/2015 - New Brief on the US Farm Bill
11/19/2015 - Scholar Karen Nakamura to lead Disability Cluster
11/5/2015 - Haas Institute Co-Authors Supreme Court Brief
10/28/2015 - New Report Offers Comprehensive Analysis of the US Farm Bil
10/22/2015 - New Report on Technology and Mobilizing Voters of Color
10/8/2015 - New Report on Opportunity Model for Developing the Berkeley Global Campus in Richmond
9/17/2015 - Meet Our Affiliated Faculty
9/1/2015 - The latest edition of the Haas Institute newsletter is now available
8/19/2015 - The Earned Income Tax Credit Helps Lift People Out of Poverty
8/10/2015 - One Year Later: Michael Brown's Death Sparked a National Movement Focused on Police Brutality in America
7/24/2015 - Viewing BlackLivesMatter through the Lens of Targeted Universalism
7/2/2015 - A Historical Few Weeks
6/18/2015 - Statement on Charleston
6/10/2015 - Why Do We Experience Awe?
5/28/2015 - Higher Minimum Wage Points Toward New Norm, Suggests Berkeley Professor
5/21/2015 - Implicit Bias
5/13/2015 - Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
5/4/2015 - Expertise and Response to Current Events
4/22/2015 - Tonight our Othering and Belonging Conference starts!
4/7/2015 - Latest Haas Institute News
4/2/2015 - Haas Institute releases 2014 Annual Report
3/13/2015 - Discussions, conversations, and progress that affect us all
3/4/2015 - Belonging and Community Health in Richmond
2/23/2015 - You Are So Beautiful
2/5/2015 - Study finds more public school funding improves student outcomes
1/22/2015 - Housing as Opportunity and Civil Rights
1/14/2015 - Food is a Human Right, Not a Commodity
1/7/2015 - Haas Institute Co-Authors and Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Fair Housing Case
12/30/2014 - Warmest Wishes for a Happy New Year from Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
12/15/2014 - Seth Holmes on Migrant Workers, the US agricultural system, and Structural Inequality
12/4/2014 - How can we not only talk about, but give birth to a society where everyone belongs?
11/25/2014 - Haas Institute disappointed in decision not to indict officer who killed Michael Brown
11/14/2014 - Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care
10/31/2014 - Report Advocates for Inclusive Community Development with Construction of New Campus in Richmond, CA
10/24/2014 - Anchor Strategies and Community Opportunities in Richmond
10/16/2014 - Supreme Court boosts same-sex marriage
10/10/2014 - Third Edition of Classic Work on Race and Ethnicity by Associate Director Now Out
10/3/2014 - Poverty, Income Inequality Still Prevalent in U.S.
9/17/2014 - Research to Impact
9/11/2014 - Taking Research to Policymakers
9/4/2014 - The Path to a Fair and Inclusive Society
8/22/2014 - How Many Black Boys Have to Die?
8/7/2014 - Twin Cities Host First Convening on Racial Equity in Minneapolis
7/25/2014 - Detroit's Water Crisis and the Flood of Inequality
7/15/2014 - Regional Convening on Racial Equity
7/10/2014 - Director john powell's Op-Ed on My Brother's Keeper Published in this Week's Chronicle of Philanthropy
6/4/2014 - This is our first electronic newsletter