Policy & Research

The Demos policy and research team develops race-forward progressive policy ideas and analysis for policymakers and grassroots organizations fighting for economic, social, and political power.

We analyze the policies, practices, and power dynamics that maintain racial inequality and exclude Americans from full participation in our economy and democracy. We produce written products that include books, reports, briefs, blog posts, op-eds, testimony and public statements that deploy facts and analysis to build a more equitable nation.

Our Impact

In recent years, Demos’ policy and research department has produced groundbreaking research that:

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