Publications

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.

  • The FAST Act: Implications for the African-American Community

    The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) was signed into law in December 2015 by President Barack Obama. The bill provides $305 billion over five years (2016 – 2020) for transportation and infrastructure projects in the United States.

  • 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.

  • Fact Sheet: Black Women Business Leaders Navigating Access to Capital

    African American women business leaders are changing the face of the global economy, helping to sustain job creation and economic growth. However, despite being a driving force in boosting the nation’s economy, black women entrepreneurs with highly competitive, sustainable and profitable businesses continue to face significant barriers in funding and leveraging resources to climb to up the ladder of capital access.

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

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

  • Transportation, Sustainability, and Equity, and the Effect on the African-American Community

    Transportation in the United States has historically favored middle-class and affluent neighborhoods at the expense of disadvantaged communities, resulting in skewed patterns of infrastructure development in metropolitan areas across the country.

  • Voting Rights Toolkit

    On November 8, 2016, the United States will host the first presidential election in 51 years not covered by the full protections of the Voting Rights Act, namely without Section IV of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA).

  • CBCF Leadership Institute brochure

    The CBCF Leadership Institute for Public Service prepares the next generation to take its place in the fields of community service and policy development.

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  • 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.

  • 2014 Annual Report

    We have made great strides in eliminating disparities, educating the public and training the next generation of leaders. Click here to read the 2014 Annual Report.

  • 2013 Annual Report

    2013 annual report coverOur 2013 Annual Report highlights 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 report

  • Envision brochure

    We envision a world in which the black community is free of all disparities and able to contribute fully to advancing the common good. Click here

  • 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 CPAR@cbcfinc.org. Read the report.

  • Legacy of Leadership

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  • Health Reform Implementation Updates September 2013

    Learn how the Affordable Care Act will affect you and your family. Read the update.

  • 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.

  • The Conscience of Congress

    I am happy to support the CBCF. Here is my minimum donation of: $30 for the Conscience of the Congress.

    Your gift over $20 is deductible pursuant to IRC 501(c)(3).

    If you would like to receive 3 or more copies or if you are an author of the book, please contact Dr. Menna Demessie at mdemessie@cbcfinc.org or call 202-263-2800

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