Releases

June 26, 2014
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May 15, 2014
In a media briefing today in Dallas, TX, national racial justice organization Race Forward announced key speakers and details for the upcoming Facing Race National Conference. Local partner Dallas Faces Race highlighted local Dallas engagement in preparation for the conference and long-term racial equity capacity building.
May 13, 2014

 

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Life Cycles of Inequity: A Colorlines Series on Black Men
How Injustice Shapes Lives From Birth to Death

March 5, 2014
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RACE FORWARD ANNOUNCES AKIBA SOLOMON AS NEW EDITORIAL DIRECTOR FOR COLORLINES
Former Editorial Director Kai Wright Named Editor-at-Large

January 22, 2014

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Rebekah Spicuglia
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NEW REPORT: Moving the Race Conversation Forward

Race Forward Research Presents Solutions for Real Race Talk 

November 12, 2013

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Facing Race National Conference Opens Registration for 2014

Largest Racial Justice Conference to be held in Dallas TX

November 6, 2013

 

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Media Contact:
Rebekah Spicuglia
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APPLIED RESEARCH CENTER REBRANDS AS RACE FORWARD

National Racial Justice Organization Urges Explicit Dialogue on Race

June 4, 2013
New Report by the Applied Research Center Presents Challenges, Opportunities, and Recommendations

 
April 23, 2013

Undocumented immigrants and their allies insist the Grey Lady get with the times

April 3, 2013
April 3, 2013 (New York, NY) – The Applied Research Center (ARC) applauds the Associated Press decision to eliminate the phrase “illegal immigrant” from its 2013 Stylebook and calls on other institutions to do the same. A watershed moment in ARC’s Drop the I-Word campaign against dehumanizing language, the Stylebook change will have a tremendous impact on newspaper and other media coverage around the country.
July 10, 2012

Recommends Better Collaboration To Advance Racial and Economic Equity
 

May 23, 2012
May 24, 2012 (New York, NY) -- Through a series of focus groups in key cities with Occupy participants and other activists aged 18-30, the Applied Research Center today released findings on young people’s motivations for engaging in activism, concerns about electoral politics, and thoughts on the extent to which race and racism should be an explicit part of current struggles for economic justice. The report also provides recommendations on key ways to engage millennials of all races/ethnicities in social justice work.
May 9, 2012
A leader in the racial justice movement, the Applied Research Center (ARC) today announced a schedule of upcoming webinars and speaker line-up for its Facing Race national conference, with a new promotional video presented by ARC Executive Director Rinku Sen, including testimonials from Melissa Harris Perry, Maria Teresa Kumar, Van Jones, and Ai-jen Poo. Facing Race will be held in Baltimore, MD, from November 15-17, with Junot Díaz keynoting. Registration and information is available at facingraceconference.org.
April 18, 2012
April 18, 2012 (New York, NY) – The Nation magazine and Colorlines.com today announced a new partnership that will offer in-depth coverage of voter suppression efforts nationwide throughout the 2012 election season. "Voting Rights Watch 2012" will focus on the racial impact and dimensions of restrictive Voter ID laws, barriers faced by voter registration organizations, and efforts to "police the vote" and other intimidation tactics on Election Day.
April 3, 2012
April 3, 2012 (New York, NY) -- The Sidney Hillman Foundation has awarded Colorlines.com reporter Seth Freed Wessler with the 2012 Hillman Prize, one of the most prestigious honors a journalist can receive, for his “Shattered Families” investigation of the intersection of deportation and child welfare.
March 26, 2012
March 27, 2012 (New York, NY) -- Celebrating 30 years in the racial justice movement, the Applied Research Center (ARC) announces its first managing director, Melinda Weekes, who is renowned in the social justice movement for her experience as leadership strategist, facilitator, and collaborative capacity builder.
February 14, 2012
February 14, 2012 (New York, NY) – An action launched on Valentine’s Day 2012 by Presente.org and the Applied Research Center is rallying public support to save a family scheduled from torn apart by the Department of Social Services in Allegheny County, NC. Felipe’s family is emblematic of thousands of families devasted by immigration enforcement and child welfare systems that collide and greatly increase the chance that children will never see their families again.