Survey: Majority of Californians oppose border wall, support racial inclusion
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 18, 2018BERKELEY: Two-thirds of Californians oppose President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the US-Mexico border and 64 percent believe the state should limit hospital, school, and law enforcement cooperation with...
Prominent lineup of experts, officials to headline UC Berkeley race conference
BERKELEY, CA: More than 30 high-profile figures, including President Obama’s housing secretary, a former US senator, and the mayor of New Orleans, are set to participate in a major, three-day conference from Feb. 27 to March 1 at UC Berkeley...
Haas Institute housing report presents key policies for Richmond, CA
BERKELEY, CA: In the midst of the ongoing conversation on the Bay Area housing crisis, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley and a coalition of partners from Richmond, California, released a report Friday that highlights...
Haas Institute releases 2017 Inclusiveness Index
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2017 Haas Institute releases its second annual Inclusiveness Index report. BERKELEY, CA: The Netherlands, Sweden, and Norway retained the top three spots in the Haas Institute’s 2017 Inclusiveness Index released...
California adopts 'opportunity maps' for future housing projects
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 20, 2017BERKELEY, CA: As a result of a collaboration between the Haas Institute and several other research and advocacy organizations, the largest low-income housing program in the state will utilize opportunity maps...
What Didn't Happen?
The report, titled “What Didn’t Happen?: Breaking Down the Results of the 2016 Presidential Election,” and authored by Tides Senior Fellow Joshua Clark, uses data from the US Census Bureau, major post-election surveys, and other sources to examine shifts in voting behavior among different demographic groups that led to last year’s major upset.
Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity Announces Inaugural Class of Fellows
Twenty-nine advocates, organizers and artists selected from across the US and South Africa to tackle anti-Black racism and white supremacyContact:Lucille Renwicklrenwick@fenton.com917-326-2643NEW YORK, NY — The Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity...
New study reveals alarming reach, influence of US Islamophobia movement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE###BERKELEY, CA: Ultra right-wing activists and their allies in state legislatures and the federal government have in recent years undertaken coordinated and systematized efforts to alienate, criminalize, and perpetuate fear and...
Ending DACA 'antithetical' to our deepest values
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elana Needle, 201-248-9724Email: Eneedle@raceforward.org Leading Civil Rights and Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Decision to End DACA Ball Now Squarely in Congress’ Court WASHINGTON, DC: Today, organizations...
New Research Shows Racial Disparities in Bay Area Housing Allocation Methodology
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAnalysis of Bay Area housing goals and housing permitted shows cities with a higher white population were more likely to receive lower goals for moderate- and lower-income housing# # #BERKELEY, CA: The San Francisco Bay Area’s...
New California mapping tool illustrates disparities, potential for opportunity
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEHaas Institute's Opportunity Mapping approach informs proposed policy change in California; Requesting support from advocates during public comment periodBERKELEY, CA: A major housing program in California may see new changes to...
Haas Institute joins others to urge against pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2017CONTACT: Elana Needle, 201-248- 9724Email: eneedle@raceforward.orgCondemning Sheriff Joe Arpaio Pardon: Joint Statement from Leading Civil Rights and Racial Justice OrganizationsFor 24 years, Sheriff Joe Arpaio...
AT&T FIBER DEPLOYMENT IN CALIFORNIA LEAVES MIDDLE AND LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES BEHIND
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 25, 2017 Contact: Desmond Lee desmond.lee@berlinrosen.com (646) 517-1826 AT&T FIBER DEPLOYMENT IN CALIFORNIA LEAVES MIDDLE AND LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES BEHIND Ahead of AT&T’s annual meeting, new UC Berkeley analysis finds...
The Haas Institute Releases a Brief on the Growth of Tax Benefits for Wealthy Private College Endowments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Haas Institute Releases a Brief on the Growth of Tax Benefits for Wealthy Private College EndowmentsThe paper provides new historical data on exponential endowment growth since 1977. It also estimates an average annual...
Haas Institute to host 1,200 at upcoming Othering & Belonging conference in Oakland
The Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeleyis proud to host the Othering & Belonging ConferenceFeaturing a vibrant mix of scholars, movement leaders, artists, and changemakers including: Renowned economist Jeffrey SachsOscar...

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