Racial Equity Media Library

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State Policy Area Content Type Title Date
Montana
Income inequality
Blog
It takes American Indian women 21 months to earn what white men make in 12 9/27/2019
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
Blog
Expungement Bill Is a Highlight, But Deeper Commitment to Criminal Justice Reform Missing from Session 3/29/2019
Pennsylvania
Equity (general)
Blog
Pennsylvania's Tax Structure Worsens Income Inequality, The Racial Wealth Gap and Contributes to Our Revenue Inadequacy 3/26/2019
Massachusetts
Education
Report
A Promise of Equity: Designing a Debt-Free Higher Education Program That Works for Everyone 3/21/2019
Montana
Economic (general)
Blog
House Bill 401 Perpetuates Policy Rooted in Racism 3/13/2019
Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
Virginia’s Revised Budget Makes Some Modest Steps Toward Dismantling Barriers Facing Virginians of Color 2/28/2019
North Carolina
Wealth inequality
Blog
Without adequate policy changes, the racial wealth gap may never allow for prosperity for all 2/25/2019
Alabama
Criminal Justice
Factsheet
Injustices remain in Alabama’s death penalty practices 2/20/2019
Ohio
Equity (general)
Report
Ohio Civil Rights Commission: Fighting discrimination with diminished state support 2/14/2019
Ohio
Income inequality
Report
$15 minimum wage would improve incomes, increase equity 2/12/2019
Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
Racial Equity Impact of Proposed House and Senate Budgets 2/12/2019
Virginia
Education
Blog
House and Senate Slash K-12 Funding Proposals Targeted to Students of Color – A Division by Division Analysis 2/9/2019
Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
Governor and Legislators Move Forward Tax Plan That Does Little to Nothing for Many Black Families 2/8/2019
Louisiana
Economic (general)
Brief
Proposed SNAP Changes Would Harm Louisianans Facing Greatest Economic Barriers 2/8/2019
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
Blog
Lifting the SNAP Ban on Drug Felons Can Help All West Virginians 2/5/2019
Wisconsin
Income inequality
Blog
Creating a More Equitable Tax Code 2/1/2019
Montana
Health
Report
Harsh Work and Reporting Requirements Could Disproportionately Hurt Indian Country 2/1/2019
California
Economic (general)
Factsheet
Subsidized Child Care Can Help Reduce Barriers to Success for Children of Color, but Few Receive It in California 2/1/2019
North Carolina
Equity (general)
Blog
Some progress in 2018, but racial barriers to employment persist 1/23/2019
Ohio
Equity (general)
Blog
State tax structure contributes to racial inequity 1/11/2019
Alabama
Criminal Justice
Blog
Bill to ease burden of cash bail on low-income Alabamians clears Senate committee 1/10/2019
Arizona
Wealth inequality
Blog
The 2017 Federal Tax Cuts are Supercharging the Racial Wealth Divide 12/21/2018
California
Wealth inequality
Report
The Racial Wealth Gap: What California Can Do About a Long-Standing Obstacle to Shared Prosperity 12/1/2018
North Carolina
Economic (general)
Report
Powering Up Prosperity: Accelerating Businesses of Color in North Carolina 12/1/2018
Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
The EITC Boosts Opportunities for Communities of Color 11/28/2018
West Virginia
Wealth inequality
Blog
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is Increasing the Racial Wealth Gap 11/13/2018
Kansas
Economic (general)
Blog
Kansans of color often pay more than their fair share of taxes 11/2/2018
California
Wealth inequality
Blog
Last Year’s Federal Tax Law Exacerbates the Racial Wealth Gap 10/29/2018
Georgia
Economic (general)
Report
Embracing Equity and Inclusion to Bolster Georgia’s Economy 10/25/2018
Pennsylvania
Equity (general)
Blog
Pennsylvania's Terrible Tax Code Aska More of You as You Make Less: Hitting Community of Color Especially Hard 10/23/2018
Washington
Health
Report
A Good State Budget is the Best Medicine 10/18/2018
Kansas
Economic (general)
Blog
Kansas' Tax Plan Makes Racial Economic Disparities Worse 10/14/2018
Pennsylvania
Wealth inequality
Blog
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Will Supercharge Racial Wealth Divide, Finds First-Time Analysis 10/11/2018
Idaho
Criminal Justice
Factsheet
Idaho Prisons 10/1/2018
Oregon
Income inequality
Brief
Nearly All Poor Latino Families in Oregon Are Working Poor 10/1/2018
California
Criminal Justice
Report
State Corrections in the Wake of California’s Criminal Justice Reforms: Much Progress, More Work to Do 10/1/2018
District of Columbia
Economic (general)
Blog
DC’s Growing Prosperity Is Not Reaching Black Residents, Census Data Show 9/26/2018
Louisiana
Income inequality
Blog
Poverty data should be wake-up call for Louisiana 9/13/2018
North Carolina
Health
Report
A Culture of Health or Everyone 9/10/2018
Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
Beyond Fiscal Impact Statements: Understanding the Racial Equity Impacts of Public Policy Choices 8/31/2018
North Carolina
Health
Blog
Racial and ethnic gaps in infant mortality have grown in North Carolina 8/13/2018
Virginia
Income inequality
Blog
Racial Inequity Has Serious Consequences for Black Men 8/7/2018
North Carolina
Income inequality
Blog
Black households in North Carolina typically bring home nearly $20,000 less than white households 8/7/2018
Georgia
Education
Blog
School Backpack Drives Offer Insight into Equitable School Funding 8/6/2018
North Carolina
Health
Blog
African American infants now die at more than 2.5 times the rate of white infants in N.C. 8/1/2018
Virginia
Income inequality
Blog
Sales and Excise Taxes Under the Microscope: Impacts by Race 7/30/2018
California
Criminal Justice
Blog
California Prepares to Say Goodbye to Out-of-State Prisons 7/26/2018
Connecticut
Education
Report
The Latino-White Education Gap in Connecticut: Indicators of Inequality in Access and Outcomes 7/25/2018
Virginia
Economic (general)
Report
A Closer Look: The Contributions of Black Immigrants to Virginia's Economy 7/24/2018
Virginia
Economic (general)
Press
ANALYSIS: Black Immigrants Are Critical Contributors to Virginia's Economy 7/24/2018
National
Income inequality
Brief
State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Build Opportunity for People of Color and Women 7/24/2018
California
Criminal Justice
Blog
Why California Must Continue Advancing Criminal Justice Reforms 7/20/2018
Washington
Health
Blog
Yes on I-1631: An inclusive approach to building healthier communities 7/18/2018
National
Housing
Report
State Limits on Property Taxes Hamstring Local Services and Should Be Relaxed or Repealed 7/18/2018
Maryland
Economic (general)
Report
Budgeting for Opportunity 7/1/2018
New Mexico
Health
Press
Seven Years of Austerity Have Moved State in Wrong Direction 6/27/2018
New Mexico
Equity (general)
Blog
Report by Kids Count chronicles racial disparities 6/23/2018
New Mexico
Equity (general)
Press
Report: Black Children in New Mexico Suffer Significant Disparities 6/21/2018
Arkansas
Health
Report
Breaking Down the Barriers for Arkansas's Black Men and Boys: Part II 6/13/2018
Arkansas
Health
Report
Health and Wealth in Arkansas: How Public Policy Connected Them and What We Can Do About It 6/4/2018
New Mexico
Equity (general)
Report
The Well-Being of Black Children in New Mexico 6/1/2018
Washington
Education
Brief
Ensuring All Kids and Young People Have Opportunities to Succeed 6/1/2018
Washington
Economic (general)
Brief
Building Assets for Washington State's Future 6/1/2018
Kansas
Housing
Blog
Access to home ownership can reduce barriers to opportunity for Kansans of color 5/31/2018
North Carolina
Income inequality
Brief
Growing Backwards: Growth in concentrated poverty signals increasing levels of economic, racial segregation 4/13/2018
California
Economic (general)
Blog
California's Persistently High Child Poverty Rate Is Even Higher for Children of Color 4/5/2018
California
Criminal Justice
Factsheet
Despite the Recent Decline in Incarceration, Corrections Spending in the Governor’s Proposed 2018-19 Budget Remains High 4/1/2018
California
Economic (general)
Brief
If the Poverty Rate for Kids of Color Were as Low as That for White Kids, 977,000 Fewer Kids Would be in Poverty 4/1/2018
Wisconsin
Income inequality
Blog
Wisconsin's Low Unemployment Rate Hides a Stark Black-Whte Emplyment Gap 3/28/2018
North Carolina
Equity (general)
Blog
Some progress in North Carolina over 50 years, but barriers persist for African Americans 3/13/2018
National
Wealth inequality
Blog
North Carolina Tax Cuts Have Worsened Racial Wealth Inequities 2/27/2018
Kansas
Economic (general)
Blog
Closing racial disparity in income will bolster Kansas economy 2/12/2018
Kansas
Economic (general)
Blog
Race, gender and poverty in Kansas 2/5/2018
Kansas
Economic (general)
Blog
Unemployment down for African-American Kansans, but disparity remains 2/2/2018
Michigan
Economic (general)
Blog
The state budget: Another chance to work toward racial equity for children and families 2/1/2018
North Carolina
Income inequality
Blog
Unemployment levels for Black workers two times that for whites in NC 1/29/2018
Connecticut
Education
Report
The Black-White Education Gap in Connecticut: Indicators of Inequality in Access and Outcomes 1/1/2018
North Carolina
Economic (general)
Blog
Prosperity Watch: Recovery has not addressed racial barriers to economic opportunity and prosperity 12/26/2017
Washington
Economic (general)
Report
New report: An inclusive economy is essential for all Washingtonians, our economy, and the future progress of our state 12/13/2017
Mississippi
Housing
Blog
Economic Security is More Than a Paycheck: Homeownership and Race in the Deep South 12/8/2017
North Carolina
Economic (general)
Press
Brian Kennedy with the NC Budget & Tax Center discusses the State of Working North Carolina 11/27/2017
Colorado
Income inequality
Blog
Pathways to Prosperity Blog Series: The Importance of Productivity, Wages and Shared Prosperity 11/15/2017
Utah
Equity (general)
Blog
Children of Color Face Persistent Inequities in Utah 11/2/2017
New Mexico
Criminal Justice
Brief
Racial and Ethnic Bias in New Mexico Drug Law Enforcement 11/1/2017
New Mexico
Equity (general)
Brief
Race for Results: New Mexico's children of color face disparities 10/24/2017
National
Economic (general)
Report
A Four-Point Fiscal Policy Blueprint for Building Thriving State Economies 10/5/2017
Mississippi
Education
Blog
Closing the Equity Gap for Black Males in Mississippi: Advanced Placement (AP) Access 10/4/2017
Michigan
Economic (general)
Report
Making change: The state budget as a tool for racial and ethnic equity 9/28/2017
Mississippi
Economic (general)
Report
Report: Closing the Economic Security Equity Gap for Mississippi's Black Males 9/26/2017
Oregon
Economic (general)
Press
Despite overall economic gains, communities of color in Oregon lag economically 9/14/2017
Mississippi
Education
Blog
Closing the Equity Gap for Black Males in Mississippi: State and National Assessments 9/1/2017
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Blog
Millions of dollars in court debt hang over residents of Oklahoma’s poorest neighborhoods 8/23/2017
North Carolina
Wealth inequality
Blog
Prosperity Watch: Student loan debt is both a symptom and a cause of racial inequity 8/14/2017
Mississippi
Equity (general)
Blog
Series: Closing the Equity Gap 8/8/2017
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Report
The Cost Trap: How Excessive Fees Lock Oklahomans Into the Criminal Justice System without Boosting State Revenue 8/3/2017
Michigan
Equity (general)
Blog
Reflections on growing up in Detroit in the Sixties and the ongoing fight for race equity 8/3/2017
New Mexico
Criminal Justice
Press
Report: Racial and Ethnic Disparities Apparent in Bernalillo County Drug Arrests and Booking Rates 8/1/2017
North Carolina
Wealth inequality
Blog
Prosperity Watch: More than a quarter of North Carolinians face asset poverty 7/31/2017
Michigan
Health
Blog
An interview with analyst Julie Cassidy on health equity 7/20/2017
Ohio
Income inequality
Report
Minimum wage hike would boost Ohio workers 7/20/2017
New Mexico
Criminal Justice
Brief
Racial and Ethnic Bias in New Mexico Drug Law Enforcement 7/1/2017
Texas
Equity (general)
Report
State of Texas Children 2016: Race and Equity 7/1/2017
Rhode Island
Economic (general)
Report
The State of Black Families in Rhode Island 5/19/2017
California
Education
Report
Enrollment in Subsidized Child Care and Development Programs Varies by Race and Ethnicity 5/1/2017
Michigan
Equity (general)
Press
Historical and current public policies are causing wide disparities for kids by race, place and income 4/18/2017
Washington
Economic (general)
Brief
New Fact Sheet: Advancing Racial Equity through the Working Families Tax Rebate 4/3/2017
District of Columbia
Income inequality
Report
Unemployment in DC Reveals Racial Inequity 3/2/2017
District of Columbia
Income inequality
Report
Still Looking for Work: Unemployment in DC Highlights Racial Inequity 3/1/2017
New York
Income inequality
Brief
The Racial Dimension of New York's Income Inequality 3/1/2017
Montana
Economic (general)
Blog
Economic Development in Indian Country: A State Investment with Continued Returns 2/20/2017
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Blog
Lawmakers must confront racial disparities head-on as they reform the justice system 2/15/2017
Utah
Criminal Justice
Report
Racial Disparities in Utah’s Juvenile Justice System 2/15/2017
Rhode Island
Income inequality
Report
Race, Ethnicity, and Jobs in Rhode Island 1/19/2017
Florida
Wealth inequality
Blog
Policy Recommendations to Address the Racial Wealth Gap 1/1/2017
Maryland
Education
Report
Expanding Educational Opportunity in Maryland: The Role of Funding Formulas in Increasing Equity 1/1/2017
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Blog
America’s racial wealth gap was 397 years in the making; we shouldn’t take that long to close it 11/8/2016
Michigan
Equity (general)
Blog
A spotlight on race equity 11/2/2016
Connecticut
Criminal Justice
Brief
Persistent Racial Inequality in School Arrest Rates in Connecticut 11/1/2016
Michigan
Education
Brief
Race, place, and policy matter in education 10/6/2016
Minnesota
Equity (general)
Blog
Policymakers' equity work makes strides, but much more to do 10/4/2016
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
Blog
Criminal Justice Reform and Racial Disparities in Kentucky 9/8/2016
Utah
Equity (general)
Blog
Greater Salf Lake City Equity Profile: A Closer Look at Racial & Ethnic Disparities 9/5/2016
Florida
Economic (general)
Brief
Opportunity Gap steadily growing in US 8/18/2016
Oklahoma
Education
Blog
Oklahoma needs to rethink school suspensions 8/1/2016
Minnesota
Income inequality
Blog
In Minnesota, full-time workers of color three times as likely to be poor 7/25/2016
Utah
Equity (general)
Report
Racial and Ethnic Equity for Children in Utah 5/17/2016
Minnesota
Equity (general)
Blog
Smart policy interventions can shrink racial disparities: the example of health insurance 4/6/2016
Minnesota
Equity (general)
Blog
Voices for Racial Justice agenda maps out ways to make progress on racial equity 4/5/2016
Minnesota
Economic (general)
Report
Dayton's FY 2016-17 Supplemental Budget Proposal Works to Expand Opportunity and Close Racial Gaps 4/1/2016
Maryland
Economic (general)
Blog
African Americans Still Experience Economic Injustice in Maryland 2/9/2016
Washington
Equity (general)
Blog
To Make Our State Better for All Washingtonians, Lawmakers Should Pass Racial Equity Bills 1/21/2016
Washington
Economic (general)
Blog
This Session, Let's Make Shared Prosperity the Top Priority 1/11/2016
Maryland
Equity (general)
Brief
The State of Working for American Indians in Maryland 1/1/2016
Massachusetts
Equity (general)
Report
Race to Equity: The State of Black Massachusetts 12/11/2015
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Blog
Why the wealth of college-educated minorities is especially vulnerable 10/13/2015
Arkansas
Equity (general)
Blog
Times are still tough for minority families 9/17/2015
Oregon
Economic (general)
Brief
A Dream Deferred: A View of Oregon Household Well-Being by Race and Ethnicity 8/4/2015
Oklahoma
Education
Blog
Oklahoma has a tragic history when it comes to Indian education. Here’s how we’re turning it around. 8/3/2015
Arkansas
Equity (general)
Report
Missing the mark: Race equity and missed opportunities in the 2015 session 7/1/2015
Arkansas
Equity (general)
Blog
5 things you should know about race equity and the 2015 session 7/1/2015
Virginia
Economic (general)
Report
Vital for Prosperity: The Facts about Immigrants and their Contributions to the Central Virginia Economy 6/1/2015
Oklahoma
Health
Blog
Oklahoma’s refusal of federal dollars especially hurts African-American and Hispanic families 5/28/2015
New Mexico
Economic (general)
Blog
How closing economic disparities for racial/ethnic minorities will benefit all 5/19/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Blog
Legislators Still Have Time to Advance Racial Equity This Year 5/13/2015
Minnesota
Equity (general)
Blog
Voices for Racial Justice offers equity agenda for Minnesota 4/14/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Report
Creating an Equitable Future in Washington State: Black Well-Being and Beyond 3/30/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Blog
Creating an Equitable Future for Black Washingtonians 3/30/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Toolkit
Promoting Racial Equity for Kids and Families 3/30/2015
Maryland
Economic (general)
Brief
Maryland's Poor Taxed More Than Rich; Communities of Color Feel Biggest Pinch 3/25/2015
Connecticut
Education
Report
Unequal Schools: Connecticut's Racial, Socioeconomic, and Geographic Disparities in Kindergarten Class Size and Teaching Experience 3/1/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Report
New Report Confronts Racial Inequity in Washington State 1/7/2015
Washington
Equity (general)
Report
Facing Race 2015 1/7/2015
Oklahoma
Economic (general)
Press
Schools, housing, & poverty: Thoughts on segregation in Tulsa 9/11/2014
California
Criminal Justice
Blog
California Reduces Disparities in Drug Sentencing Laws 9/1/2014
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Blog
No Exit: The School-to-Prison pipeline (Neglected Oklahoma) 8/27/2014
Virginia
Income inequality
Blog
Race Matters 5/20/2014
Washington
Equity (general)
Report
Racial Opportunity Gap Impacts Washington State Children 4/1/2014
Utah
Equity (general)
Press
Results of new race report released 4/1/2014
Colorado
Economic (general)
Report
Colorado's Economic Recovery Can Reach More Coloradans by Protecting the EITC, CTC, and Medicaid Expansion 1/1/2014
Oregon
Economic (general)
Blog
Toward a Budget That Addresses Racial Disparities and Creates Opportunity for All 1/1/2014
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Blog
Racial disparities in the war on marijuana: intent versus impact 7/31/2013
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Blog
Racial disparities in the war on marijuana: intent versus impact 7/31/2013
Oklahoma
Economic (general)
Blog
The changing map of poverty and race in Oklahoma 7/30/2013
Mississippi
Income inequality
Blog
Mississippi's Racial Gap in Unemployment is 2nd Highest in Nation 5/17/2013
West Virginia
Equity (general)
Blog
Ethnic and Racial Disparities in West Virginia 4/10/2013
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Blog
Foundations of the wealth gap 2/11/2013
New Mexico
Equity (general)
Report
Native American Children and Families in New Mexico: Strengths and Challenges 12/1/2012
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Report
Closing the Opportunity Gap: Building Equity in Oklahoma 11/1/2012
Oregon
Economic (general)
Press
Oregon Poverty Rises, Worse for Children and Minorities 9/20/2012
New Mexico
Income inequality
Report
Mind the Gap: Unemployment, income, and earnings for Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites in and before the Great Recession 9/5/2012
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
Report
Stemming the Tide: The Racial and Economic Impacts of West Virginia's Prison System 2/22/2012
Oregon
Economic (general)
Blog
Half of black children in Oregon live in poverty, new census data show 11/24/2011
Oregon
Housing
Blog
In Oregon, Latino home ownership surges as black homeownership plummets 9/3/2011
Oklahoma
Income inequality
Blog
Oklahoma's Unemployment Gap: The labor market isn't colorblind 7/26/2011
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Blog
Wealth and Worth: What's race got to do with it? 5/5/2011
Washington
Economic (general)
Blog
New Census Data Show Rise in Child Poverty, Deep Racial Disparities 9/28/2010
West Virginia
Equity (general)
Brief
Racial Disparities in West Virginia 8/6/2010
West Virginia
Equity (general)
Report
Legacy of Inequality: Racial and Economic Disparities in West Virginia 2/16/2010
Oklahoma
Wealth inequality
Blog
The racial wealth gap 10/1/2009
Oregon
Housing
Brief
OCPP Finds Racial Pattern in Oregon's Subprime Lending 1/31/2008
Minnesota
Equity (general)
Report
Race and Budget Matters in Minnesota: A Mid-Term Progress Report 4/1/2007
Oregon
Economic (general)
Brief
Oregon Latinos More Likely Food Insecure 12/11/2003
Oregon
Wealth inequality
Report
What Color is Your Paycheck?: Disparities in Annual Pay Between White and Minority Workers Living in Multnomah County 8/28/2001