President Biden's “Executive Order on Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing, and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety" contains several ideas that would exacerbate the criminal legal system’s harmful consequences for Black and brown communities.
Young people are experiencing a mental health crisis that’s disparately affecting young people of color. Federal and state policymakers must transform our mental health system into one that is culturally and socially responsive.
Two U.S. cities—Santa Monica, CA and Evanston, IL—recently achieved important milestones in their plans to compensate Black residents whose ancestors were directly harmed by racist housing and land use policies.
Black immigrants are too often overlooked in media and left out of important decision-making processes. Community organizations like African Community Housing & Development in Washington state are working hard to bridge the gap.
Some parents leading the effort to ban Critical Race Theory (CRT) in schools have devised a new tactic of tying school-based mental health supports, like social emotional learning, to CRT and anti-racism curricula.
On March 11th, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law. One component of the package is a third round of stimulus payments. Here are ten things to know about the third round of payments.