Renewing Communities: California Pathways from Corrections to College

In collaboration with the Stanford Criminal Justice Center and with funding from the Ford Foundation, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy is spearheading an initiative to expand post-secondary educational opportunities for people in the criminal justice system in California. The project involves identifying existing and promising service delivery models for jail- and prison-based education, as well as services within the community; researching best practices; analyzing the criminal justice and educational landscape for California; building support for and developing a demonstration pilot project for the State of California. For more information, click here.

The Changing Face of America: Immigration and the Politics of Reform

In partnership with the Graduate School of Journalism, the Warren Institute sponsored the 4th New York Times Institute on Immigration Reporting. The seminar focused on the impact of the growing Latino and Asian-American electorate on current immigration reform efforts in Congress. Participants received hands-on training in demographic analysis and working with Census data on voter registration and turnout.  They also heard up-to-the-minute assessments of legislation in play in Washington and the power dynamics behind it by expert presenters.

Please visit the Institute’s website here.

Why we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions

New article by Richard Rothstein on affirmative action and colorblindness in the United States. Published in the Washington Post.

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Core of the Matter: Dismissive, Insulting, Deflecting

New blog post by Christopher Edley, Jr. on Common Core implementation.

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Brown v. Board at 60

New article by Richard Rothstein on how and why we have been so disappointed, and what we have learned.

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Segregated Housing, Segregated Schools

New article by Richard Rothstein on how segregated housing policies further racial isolation in public schools.

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How to Level the Playing Field for Women in Science

New essay by Mary Ann Mason on how the ‘baby penalty’ in academe could be eased with four key reforms. Published in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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