Category Race-Ethnicity

Where Police Don’t Mirror Communities and Why It Matters

Where Police Don’t Mirror Communities and Why It Matters Source: Governing A Governing analysis of recently published 2013 personnel data reported to the Bureau of Justice Statistics finds minority groups remain underrepresented, to varying degrees, in nearly all local law enforcement agencies serving at least 100,000 residents. Racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented by a […]

5 facts about America’s students

5 facts about America’s students Source: Pew Research Center In a few weeks, America’s roughly 53.5 million K-12 students will head to the classroom. Trading in swimming pools and summer jobs for math problems and history homework, these students will hit the books at one of more than 129,200 schools across the country, including about […]

Parents’ Experiences in Obtaining Health Care for Children, Ages 0-17, Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2011

Parents’ Experiences in Obtaining Health Care for Children, Ages 0-17, Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population, 2011 Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Highlights Three-fourths of parents of children from poor families compared to 80 percent from high income families reported always being able to make routine health care appointments for their children […]

Who Votes in Congressional Elections?

Who Votes in Congressional Elections? Source: U.S. Census Bureau Thom File, a sociologist in the U.S. Census Bureau’s Education and Social Stratification Statistics Branch, discusses national statistics about historical trends of voters in congressional elections and voting patterns by age, race and Hispanic origin.

New comprehensive analysis of diversity in film reveals that the Hollywood boys’ club endures

New comprehensive analysis of diversity in film reveals that the Hollywood boys’ club endures Source: USC Annenberg School of Communications A new, landmark report released today reveals that if you want to work in Hollywood, being a straight, white male is practically part of the job description. The study from the Media, Diversity, & Social […]

EU — Demography report – 2015 edition

Demography report – 2015 edition Source: Eurostat This analytical web-note contains an extensive update of the main demographic trends for the EU and a labour-market supplement which outlines the potential consequences of the forthcoming demographic change (declining working-age population) on the EU’s growth perspective. The Demography Report was jointly produced by DG Eurostat and DG […]

Across Racial Lines, More Say Nation Needs to Make Changes to Achieve Racial Equality

Across Racial Lines, More Say Nation Needs to Make Changes to Achieve Racial Equality Source: Pew Research Center Over the past year, there has been a substantial rise in the share of Americans — across racial and ethnic groups — who say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with […]