50 Years of the Voting Rights Act

Today the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released50 Years of the Voting Rights Act: The State of Race in Politics.The report is critical to understanding the impact of the Act and the future of voting rights. The report provides data on minority voter turnout, racially polarized voting, policy outcomes by race, and the…

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Black Turnout & the 2014 Midterms

Today the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released Black Turnout & the 2014 Midterms by Professors Andra Gillespie and Tyson King-Meadows, which examines the impact of black voters in determining competitive U.S. Senate and Governors’ races in thirteen states. Click here for the report. Key Findings: Black voters are a critical component of the…

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Moving Upstream: Policy Strategies to Address Social, Economic, and Environmental Conditions that Shape Health Inequities

This policy brief identifies some of the policy strategies that are being studied and implemented in communities across the country. Prepared by Bryant Cameron Webb, a rising leader in medicine and health policy, we expect that this brief will be useful for policymakers, public health practitioners, community organizations, researchers, and others committed to improving the…

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