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Researchers Look to Census Data for Keys to Improving Educational Outcomes

By | June 26th, 2017|Education, Intergroup Relations|

A report issued from the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at UCLA and the ACT Center for Equity in Learning highlights the nation’s racial and ethnic diversity and provides ways for data-collecting agencies to improve their methods.

The report, titled “The Racial Heterogeneity Project: Implications for Educational Research, Practice, and Policy,” examines racial inequity

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Neo-Nazi website raises $150,000 to fight Southern Poverty Law Center lawsuit

By | June 7th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

A neo-Nazi blogger has been promised donations of more than $150,000 for his legal defense after the Southern Poverty Law Center sued him for organizing a “troll storm” against a Jewish woman in Montana.

The donations to Andrew Anglin and the website he founded, the Daily Stormer, came in over the course of less than two

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Statement of Prof. Brian Levin on Behalf of the California Association of Human Relations Organizations (CAHRO) and the Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University, San Bernardino Before the Orange County, CA Board of Supervisors June 6, 2017

By | June 6th, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations, Police & Community|

Chairwoman Steel, Vice Chair Do and Supervisors Bartlett, Nelson and Spitzer, thank you so very much for the opportunity to briefly address you in support of funding to continue the exceptional work of the Orange County Human Relations Commission and Council, which my research will show is vitally needed at this critical time.

I come to

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Civil Rights Slow Walk?

By | June 6th, 2017|Education, Intergroup Relations|

When students file a complaint that their institution mishandled or ignored claims of sexual assault or harassment, they can often expect to wait years for a resolution from the Department of Education. Those delays frustrate not only those bringing the complaints but colleges that remain under prolonged investigation as well.

Advocates say that problem would be

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Desired for their labor, rejected as neighbors. Farmworkers in California face hostile communities

By | June 2nd, 2017|Intergroup Relations|

The “urban farm homes” nestled along a cul-de-sac off an old farm road in Nipomo, Calif., had lofted floor plans with more than 2,500 square feet of living space — “perfect … for multi-generational living,” the advertisements boasted.

Strawberry grower Greg France and his wife, Donna, had other ideas for the planned seven-home development. They

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A Campus on Edge Over Racial Tensions Is Shut Down by a Threat

By | June 2nd, 2017|Education, Intergroup Relations|

Evergreen State College shut down temporarily on Thursday after a semester of racial tensions that inflamed the Olympia, Wash., institution, and in recent days placed it in the national spotlight. College officials asked students to leave the campus or return to their dorms in the mid-morning, The Seattle Times reported, after local officials alerted them

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Q&A: ‘There’s a virus in our country’: The ‘Trump effect’ and rise of hate groups, explained

By | May 31st, 2017|Hate Crimes, Intergroup Relations|

Not long after it launched in 1971, the Southern Poverty Law Center made a name for itself as a standard-bearer in the fight for civil rights.

Since then, the Montgomery, Ala.-based nonprofit has filed dozens of lawsuits over the years targeting groups that include law enforcement and government officials.

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How Can Colleges Respond to Extremist Activity Among Students?

By | May 25th, 2017|Education, Intergroup Relations|

Bias-related incidents and hate-group propaganda on college campuses have recently captured greater public attention as America’s political climate has become more charged. Since President Trump’s election, many people with far-right, racist, and sexist views have felt emboldened to speak freely.

Fliers promoting white supremacy, swastikas, and other offensive symbols and language targeting racial and religious

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