The Murphy Institute recently posted this interview of members of recent Sociological Initiative Foundation grantee, Nobody Leaves Mid-Hudson. It highlights their People’s Power campaign for affordable, sustainable, and just utilities in Poughkeepsie, New York.
This report is part of BreakOUT!’s We Deserve Better Campaign, launched in 2011, and aims to end the criminalization of LGBTQ youth in New Orleans.
It analyzes three years of survey and interview data from young LGBTQ individuals about their experiences and interactions with the New Orleans Police Department. The findings show that people experience policing dramatically differently across gender identity, gender expression, and race.
From Undocumented to DACAMENTED by Caitlin Patler and Jorge A. Cabrera in collaboration with Dream Team Los Angeles assesses DACA’s impacts on the educational and socioeconomic trajectories and health and well being of young adults in Southern California. This report was cited in the Supreme Court case, Texas v. United States.
Trends in retail may represent the frontier of new employer practices that have major implications for workers in a range of industries, unless we take steps now to intervene in these troubling practices.
The current lack of public protections around work hours, paired with persistent unemployment and high underemployment, has left workers vulnerable to abusive cost-reduction strategies.
Retail Action Project’s Short-Shiftedlooks at how scheduling relates to workers’ daily experiences on the job, the effects of open availability requirements, and the challenges of managing income with unstable hours.
The Brazilian Workers Center in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts-Boston investigated the working and living conditions of Brazilian housecleaners in the major Brazilian communities of Massachusetts.