Resources

From cutting-edge policy research to illuminating analysis, we bring a racial equity lens to the most pressing issues facing our country. For our latest blog posts and media updates, visit our Latest page.
Felony disenfranchisement is as senseless as it is cruel. It subverts a person’s fundamental right to participate in the democratic process.
Testimony and Public Comment
How We Can Fix the Housing Affordability Crisis
Policy Briefs
Algernon Austin
On Ohio's barriers to voting — including the practice of purging infrequent voters from the registration rolls — and how the elimination of Ohio’s same-day registration period negatively impacts Ohio voters.
Testimony and Public Comment
Naila Awan
How the Climate & Community Protection Act will Increase Resiliency for New York’s Latinx Communities
Policy Briefs
Lew Daly
Priya Mulgaonkar
We stand in solidarity with Representative Ilhan Omar and firmly against the rise of Islamophobic attacks and attempts to divide us as a people.
Testimony and Public Comment
K. Sabeel Rahman
We strongly support ACA 6, a bill that would place a state constitutional amendment on the ballot to restore voting rights to Californians on parole, and AB 646, which would make corresponding changes to the Elections Code. 
Testimony and Public Comment
Chiraag Bains
As part of an effort to reshape rules around debt and lending to reduce racial wealth inequality, we propose establishing a public credit registry to gradually replace the current for-profit credit reporting system.
Policy Briefs
Amy Traub
New York State’s Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA) is a bold climate action policy for the people of New York.
Policy Briefs
Lew Daly
Our current system of campaign finance reform suppresses the political power of people of color and that lack of political power has had proven, lasting consequences.
Testimony and Public Comment
Amshula K. Jayaram
The white, wealthy donor class that fuels Baltimore's elections
Research
Laura Williamson