A New York Times editorial last weekend lifted up an important criminal justice and voting rights issue: how incarcerated people will be counted for the 2020 Census.  Although it’s hard to hear...
July 22, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Latino/as distrust of the Republican Party was high even before explicitly racist language became mainstream again this year. Much of this distrust is rooted in the GOP’s discourse on immigrants and...
July 21, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Confidence in American political institutions is at one of its lowest points in recorded history. About one out of every ten Americans expresses confidence in Congress and roughly one-third have...
July 14, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The Supreme Court’s decision on Monday striking down Texas’ extreme restrictions on access to abortion is a milestone in the effort to protect reproductive rights – but if that’s all we see,...
June 29, 2016 | Brenda Wright
Immigration policy is considered the holy grail of policies when it comes to attracting Latino voters. Immigration is explicitly mentioned in the post-2012 Republican autopsy report as one of the...
June 23, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The Rising American Electorate was credited with helping Barack Obama win the presidency in 2008 and his reelection in 2012. Comprised of people of color, women, and young people, this Rising...
June 16, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
Shortly before I went on parental leave, an acquaintance asked me about my plans for the “three-month vacation” awaiting me. After explaining that I was going to take care of a newborn child full-...
June 16, 2016 | Juhem Navarro-Rivera
The mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando is a heartbreaking event. A man terrorized a place of joy and pride, and now 49 people are dead, more than 50 are wounded, and the shockwaves throughout the LGBT...
June 13, 2016 | Heather McGhee