Unrepayable Debt: How Economic, Racial, & Geographic Inequality Shape the Distribution of Parent PLUS Loans

This chartbook examines key features of Parent PLUS loan borrower experiences, finding that Parent PLUS burdens parents and students from low-income households, Black families, and students attending postsecondary institutions in the South.

Equity Through Engagement

This project examines opportunities to integrate community partnerships and interventions into California’s Medi-Cal financing and delivery systems to advance child health equity, including through addressing social drivers of health.

Six Ways Predominantly White Institutions Can Interrupt Occupational Segregation

This brief offers six key recommendations that administrators at PWIs can implement to reduce field of study segregation and shape a more equitable and dynamic future workforce.

From Exclusion to Opportunity: The Role of Postsecondary Education in Labor Force Segregation & Recommendations for Action

This report presents four principles and corresponding recommendations that postsecondary institutions and policymakers can use to reduce racial and gender segregation across fields of study, increase degree attainment, and ultimately, ameliorate labor market segregation.

A Growing Problem: How Market Power in Agriculture Fuels Racial & Economic Inequality

This report examines the implications of market power in the agricultural sector–particularly in crop production, animal production, and animal slaughtering.

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JOBS & EDUCATION

Promising strategies for creating more quality jobs

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TAX & BENEFITS

The next generation of tax & benefits strategies

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DEMOCRACY

Protecting & advancing inclusive & equitable democratic institutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Joined together, poverty and racism have created a toxic mixture that mocks our democratic rhetoric of equal opportunity and equal protection under the law.” – Peter Edelman, Faculty Director

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