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Black Lives Matter, A Year After Ferguson (featuring john a. powell)
Director john a. powell is featured in this video produced by AJ+ one year after Michael Brown's killing in Ferguson, Missouri.
Podcast: Cultures of Care ep. 2 | Naima Green and Rich Medina
Welcome back to Cultures of Care, a special new miniseries from Who Belongs? hosted by Evan Bissell and Giovanna Fischer. This series celebrates people that practice collective care in unconventional and insurgent ways. In this episode, we speak with photographer Naima Green and DJ Rich Medina.
Podcast: Cultures of Care ep. 1 | Nicki Jizz and Kristina Wong
We're debuting Cultures of Care, a special new miniseries hosted by Evan Bissell and Giovanna Fischer that celebrates people who practice collective care in unconventional and insurgent ways. This episode, we speak with drag queen Nicki Jizz and comedian Kristina Wong.
Six Actions to Make Belonging Real in Tech
What would it take to collectively own our data? How could we regulate the environmental impact of resource-intensive technologies? These are just some of the big questions about technology facing us on a global scale. In our 2021 landscape scan on...
Belonging despite the state of exception
< Previous page | I'm going back to the border (going back) Where my affairs, (going back) my affairs ain't been abused (going back) I can't take any more bad water I've been poisoned from my head down to my shoes Yes, I have Holy Moses, I have been...
21st Century Racial Residential Segregation in the US
On April 21 Equity Metrics Director Samir Gambhir gave an overview of his program's research on racial residential segregation in the United States as part of the University of California Office of the President's Confronting Racism speaker series...
Video: Teaching for Racial Equity & Housing Justice Curriculum Launch
This April 21 Zoom event marked the launch of a set of more than two dozen curriculum and resources on teaching for racial equity and housing justice, designed in collaboration with Bay Area teachers. Coming out of a two year-long project in...
Curriculum & Resources: Teaching for Racial Equity & Housing Justice
People are increasingly familiar with redlining and gentrification as processes that produce racially unjust conditions in housing. But these on their own are not enough to understand the deeply rooted policies and practices of racial exclusion that...
Exclusionary Zoning and Community Resources in Greater Los Angeles
Background Our recently released report, Single-Family Zoning in Greater Los Angeles, examined the pervasiveness of single-family zoning in counties within the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) region. The analysis uncovered a...
Analyzing Belonging in Our Communities
Since 2020, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has devastated our communities. COVID-19 has not only impacted physical health of individuals, but it has also impacted our mental health through fear, anxiety, and the need to social distance...
A rebellious brand born in Barcelona sways the weight of language
< Previous page | Next page > The seas off the coast of Spain are starting to warm up, and in a day of calm seas, migrants set out to Europe, packed tightly into light boats called ‘cayucos’. It is a difficult trip, but one worth it, especially for...
Study: Hawaii most inclusive state for 4th straight year; Sweden tops global rankings
BERKELEY: Hawaii is the most inclusive state in the country, a new study from UC Berkeley's Othering & Belonging Institute finds, followed by Nevada and Rhode Island. The rankings for 2021, released Tuesday, gave Hawaii the top spot for the fourth...
Video: Cultures of Care launch event
On April 4, 2022 we celebrated the launch of our Cultures of Care project with a fantastic panel of care practitioners who talked about what care means to them, and why it matters more than ever today. This project was initiated in the fall of 2020...

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Community Policing Uncovered: How Surveillance, Displacement and Counterinsurgency Happens in Our Cities
Our communities know how brutal our police systems are and have been rising up to demand new visions of community safety and care.
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