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.
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, is the boldest and most comprehensive proposal to strengthen our democracy since the aftermath of Watergate.
Testimony and Public Comment
Chiraag Bains
We write to applaud the introduction of HB 57, which would end felony disenfranchisement and facilitate full political and civic participation for thousands of New Mexico voters.
Testimony and Public Comment
This report was completed in collaboration with the Advancement Project, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Demos, Faith in Action, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Congress of American Indians, National Urban League, Race Forward, and UnidosUS. These
Policy Briefs
Lake Research Partners
How our work to enforce Section 7 of the National Voter Registration Act has resulted in over 3 million new voter registration applications through public assistance agencies.
Research
Laura Williamson
Pamela Cataldo
Brenda Wright
Most states have very far to go in making their selective public institutions representative, and thus truly public.
Research
Mark Huelsman
Demos strongly urges the Department of Homeland Security to withdraw the proposed rule to radically enlarge the list of criteria that will be used to decide whether an immigrant is likely to become a “public charge.”
Testimony and Public Comment
Amy Traub
Public-sector jobs in Massachusetts are more likely than private-sector jobs to be good jobs that provide a family-supporting income and wealth-building benefits. They need to be preserved.
Research
Algernon Austin
Generations of black women have learned to be solution-oriented and resourceful, often ‘making a way out of no way,’ and their political participation is part of a history of survival.
Research
Charly Carter
Carol Lautier, Ph.D.
How we work every day to operationalize within our organization the racial equity and inclusion that we seek to advance in our country.
Research
Heather McGhee
Lucy Mayo
Angela Park
How and why justice is not blind in our nation's courts and what we can do about it.
Research
Connie M. Razza