BERKELEY, CA: Six of the 10 most segregated Black neighborhoods in the Bay Area, and half of the region's top 10 most segregated Latino neighborhoods, are located in Oakland, a new analysis from UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute (OBI)...
The Inland Empire region to which residents once fled for relief from Los Angeles’s soaring housing costs is now just as likely to stretch renters to the brink, according to a new report released by the Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley (OBI).
More than two-thirds of US Muslims report having experienced Islamophobia in their lifetimes, with women being significantly more likely than men to say so, a new survey released Wednesday by UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute reveals.
More than 80 percent of metropolitan regions in the United States have become more segregated in recent decades despite policy efforts aimed at promoting integration, with the most highly segregated areas located in midwestern and mid atlantic states.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday that Jovan Scott Lewis, an associate professor of Geography and Othering & Belonging Institute-affiliated faculty member, has been appointed to the state's first taskforce created to study reparations for slavery.
Greater than 4 in 5 Inland Empire voters support requiring people to wear face coverings or masks inside public spaces, and 86 percent consider it important that local public officials wear masks, a new poll of California voters finds.
The Othering & Belonging Institute welcomes President Biden's rescission of the infamous Muslim Ban, but urges that much more be done to reverse the proliferation of anti-Muslim policies at the federal and state levels over the past two decades.
A pair of UC Berkeley research institutes on Thursday co-released a collection of essays from influential scholars that examine the political conditions that led to the rise of Donald Trump and some of the consequences of his presidency on US society and the world.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOct. 7, 2020BERKELEY: Across lines of race and ethnicity, majorities of Orange County residents say they support building housing with supportive services for people experiencing homelessness, including in their own neighborhoods...
Majorities of Americans across racial and ethnic backgrounds support meaningful changes to policing, including requiring officers to live in the communities they police and involving community-resource workers in certain emergency calls, a new national poll found.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2020BERKELEY, CA: Public schools in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have been shuttered at a higher rate than any region in the U.S. over the last decade and a half, presenting a serious harm to the students and...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 18, 2020With increased familiarity, Californians’ confidence in voting by mail grows, despite national Republican attacks; but many still need in-person assistance at the polls and education about options.BERKELEY, CA...
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