In this episode of Who Belongs? we look at the reality facing undocumented immigrants and migrant farmworkers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear from three researchers who discuss some of their recent and upcoming articles that look at...
Detroit’s fiscal health is often held up as an exceptional case—in 2014 its bankruptcy was said to be the result of “a terrible and unique set of circumstances.” Now, though, we see Chicago, Seattle, and other cities discussed as the “next Detroit.”
In an Oct. 20 talk as part of the Haas Institute's Research to Impact series, Erin Kerrison from UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare, presented on “The Costs and Benefits of an addiction Diagnosis: A Critical Look at Racial Disparities in Prison-Based Drug Treatment Rhetoric Buy-in.”
America’s alarming racial disparities have come to the forefront of our national consciousness in recent years, at least partly thanks to the activism of the Black Lives Matter movement and increased media coverage of racial inequality.
How has the far-right used the pandemic to exacerbate racial othering and undermine democracy? What strategies can racial justice organizers use to build power and counter right-wing narratives? A panel of experts weighs in.
On June 26, 2020, Director john a. powell joined in conversation with the Multnomah Bar Association. The discussion focused on the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 and the predicament of police brutality affecting communities of color.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 11, 2020 BERKELEY, CA: A new interactive “heat map” released Monday shows how different states across the country are experiencing disparities in infection and death rates by race, which may offer clues in how state-level...
Emerging data show that African Americans and other U.S. ethnic minorities are being stricken by COVID-19 at a higher rate, and experiencing greater sickness and a higher death toll than other Americans.