Racial Equity

Pursuing Social and Emotional Development Through a Racial Equity Lens: A Call to Action
May 11, 2018
Efforts to support social, emotional, and academic development and to address racial equity cannot be pursued separately, as aspects of the two issues are mutually reinforcing, a report from the Aspen Institute argues. The report, Pursuing Social and Emotional Development Through a Racial Equity Lens: A Call to Action (12 pages, PDF), calls for...
Joyce Foundation Awards Grants for Racial Equity, Economic Mobility

Joyce Foundation Awards Grants for Racial Equity, Economic Mobility

Posted May 3, 2018

In its first grantmaking cycle since refocusing its funding priorities on advancing racial equity and economic mobility, the foundation awarded fifty-nine grants to organizations working to reduce gun violence, broaden educational and economic opportunity, and promote a cleaner environment....

African Americans See Civil Rights Goals as Largely Unachieved

African Americans See Civil Rights Goals as Largely Unachieved

Posted April 2, 2018

A survey by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that fifty years after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., only 8 percent of African Americans think all or most of the goals of the civil rights movement have been achieved....

Racial Gaps in Upward Mobility Persist Even Among the Rich

Racial Gaps in Upward Mobility Persist Even Among the Rich

Posted March 20, 2018

The report from the Equality of Opportunity Project finds that African-American men face obstacles to intergenerational economic mobility in ways that cannot be explained by parents' marital status, educational attainment, or wealth....

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

Black Alliance for Just Immigration

February 6, 2018

Founded in 2006, the Black Alliance for Just Immigration engages in education, advocacy, and cross-cultural alliance-building with the aim of strengthening the national movement to end racism and the economic disenfranchisement of African-American and black immigrant communities....

Lynching in America
January 31, 2018

A project of the Equal Justice Initiative, the site explores the history and legacy of racial terror in the United States, with a focus on the period from the Civil War to World War II... 

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