The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation regularly publishes special reports addressing key public policy issues affecting the global black community including economic independence, public health, education and leadership. Signature publications include “Breaking Barriers 2”, an in-depth look at African-American students and the public education system, and “Understanding Health Reform: A Community Guide for African Americans”.

In addition to CBCF’s signature in-depth reports, CBCF Research and Policy publications include analysis briefings, articles, backgrounders, published opinions and arguments by CBCF fellows and experts.

  • How The New Administration Could Bring A New Day to The EPA’s Title VI Enforcement

    The time may be ripe for the new EPA leadership to reduce government waste, substantially increase administrative efficiency correct the EPA’s repeated missteps in enforcing Title VI, and even eliminate its decades-old backlog of unresolved Title VI cases. The result could not only save money, time, and resources, but lives.

  • Policy Reform, Industry Accountability, and Strategies for Economic Security

    This report examines African-Americans and the Consequences of Underfunded Pension Plans.

  • Minority Access to Capital and Employment fact sheet

    Data, analysis, and recommendations for improving Minority access to capital and gainful employment, prepared by the CBCF Center for Policy and Research. Read the fact sheet.

  • Minority Business Development and Entrepreneurship fact sheet

    In this analysis, we outline and analyze key factors preventing minority access to capital with the goal of promoting comprehensive policy and community-based solutions to help black businesses achieve economic parity. Read the fact sheet.

  • Affordable Care Act Booklet

    In March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (H.R. 3590) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R.4872) became law. In response, the CBCF produced this health reform guide to help everyday people better understand the new law. We also hope this guide will arm readers with knowledge that can help them become more engaged in advocating for health care resources in their communities. For additional copies or to comment, please call (202) 263-2800 or email Read the report.

  • 2012 Annual Report

    The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is proud to present our 2012 Annual Report highlighting the continued progress the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation has made in support of the organization’s mission to advance the global black community by developing leaders, informing policy and educating the public. Read the Annual Report.