This fact sheet provides an overview of the effects of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act on Black working mothers and offers actionable recommendations for improving their health outcomes.
This policy brief explores the relationship between mistrust and misinformation, then examines the central role of social media in spreading misinformation. It concludes with policy recommendations for establishing trust in public health communications.
This policy brief assesses the economic benefits of passing the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act of 2020 and its importance for the African American community.
This policy brief discusses how the unwinding of Medicaid’s COVID-19 continuous enrollment provision detrimentally impacts Medicaid enrollees, providers of managed care plans, and the states that operate these programs, disproportionately affecting the Black communities.
This policy brief explores trends linked to Black youth’s behavioral and mental health, current efforts to expand behavioral and mental health services, and ways to continue expanding services.
Today, despite the growing importance of reliable high-speed internet access, or “broadband,” a substantial number of communities across the nation—namely low-income, elderly, urban, rural, and tribal communities—do not have adequate access to the internet. In fact, as of 2021, more than 42 million Americans did not have the ability to purchase broadband internet.
This policy brief assesses the current voting rights landscape and provides a contextual overview of the events that have led to the current voting rights crisis and the consequences for Black Americans.
This report explores the debate over Critical Race Theory (CRT) happening across the country by revealing and disputing misconceptions.
Like suspensions and expulsions, the harmful impact of student referrals and arrests cannot be overstated. This report examines the progress made in recent years and recommends school discipline policies that support students at school, improve public safety, and reduce systemic disparities.
Federal Legislative Solutions to Curb Qualified Immunity for School Resource Officers & Other School Officials
This report examines the inconsistent application of qualified immunity doctrine in courts around the country and how it impacts Black children — often leaving them vulnerable to having their constitutional rights violated in schools without recourse.