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) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Policy Reform, Industry Accountability, and Strategies for Economic Security

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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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2015 Annual Report

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation is proud to present our 2015 Annual Report highlighting the continued progress the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation has made in support of the organization’s mission […]

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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.

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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 […]

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