Science of Equality Volume 2
The report focuses on how gender bias plays out across various domains, including in the media, workplaces, communities, schools, and our homes. Building upon the Perception Institute’s inaugural Science of Equality Volume 1: Addressing Implicit Bias...
2016 Inclusiveness Index
The Inclusiveness Index is an annual equity index that identifies and captures the degree of inclusion and marginality. The Index is a diagnostic instrument intended to help us redefine the ways in which we think about a true democratic and inclusive...
Home with a Purpose: A History of the Safe Return Project
How did a group of formerly incarcerated people develop the power and capacity to lead an effort that made Contra Costa County the only county in California to reject a proposed jail expansion? This report answers that and other questions by...
Othering and Belonging Journal, Issue 1
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Othering & Belonging: Expanding the Circle of Human Concern. We are delighted you are here and hope the insights and information you find here will usefully inform your thinking and work. This new publication is...
We Too Belong: A Resource Guide
PUBLISHED APRIL 2016For immigrants and the formerly incarcerated, the very act of living is often presumed criminal. Unable to share their stories openly for fear of being “discovered,” these individuals constantly confront the burdens of exclusion...
Food Justice & Community Health in Richmond
This report is the culmination of more than three years of work in Richmond in partnership with local community leaders and organizations.
Belonging and Community Health in Richmond
Belonging and Community Health in Richmond: An Analysis of Changing Demographics and Housing Released February 20, 2015, this research report assesses the extent of gentrification in Richmond by analyzing changes in the demographics and housing...
Fisher v Texas Amicus Brief by Social and Organizational Psychologists
Amicus brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin says UT admissions policy must be allowed to consider race in order to promote equal educational opportunity for all students. Download the brief.
Segregation in the 21st Century
Haas Director john a. powell, and Assistant Director and Director of Research Stephen Menendian, co-authored an article on Segregation in the 21st Century for the Poverty & Race Newsletter from the Poverty & Race Research Action Council. The article...
Trans Pacific Partnership: Corporations Before People and Democracy
May 9, 2016 Our new report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership raises serious concerns about the plurilateral, mega-regional trade deal, with an analysis that the TPP puts the interests of corporations before the interests of people and core democratic...
Equitable Development as a Tool to Advance Racial Equity
When we achieve equitable development, we increase the capacity of people of color to strengthen their communities and determine their own future and that of their neighborhoods. We distribute the benefits and burdens of growth equitably among people...
Race and Economic Jeopardy For All: A Framing Paper for Defeating Dog Whistle Politics
Ian Haney-Lopez addresses the connection between dog whistle politics and the increasingly successful right-wing attacks on the government and unions, and offers a frame for the labor movement to mobilize and defeat dog whistling.
Doubly Bound in New Jersey
This is a memo on bond issuances in New Jersey, released in conjunction with Doubly Bound.
Doubly Bound: The Costs of Issuing Municipal Bonds
The study examines the fees paid by local entities when bonds are offered. Fees come from a variety of services provided by private firms throughout the course of offering bonds.
Facts & Findings: Companion to the Farm Bill Report
The companion research brief Facts and Findings summarizes the main findings and solutions that are found in the full report.

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White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality

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