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IUPRA Briefs & Reports

The Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities: Spearheading Texas’s Ongoing Fight Against Institutional Racism and Other Causes of Inequity

June 1, 2015 Victor Obaseki, JD, Renee Hatcher, JD 


Texas School Financing Continues A Regressive Trend

May 26, 2015 Karen Moran Jackson, PhD, Victor Obaseki, JD


Examining the Texas Prison Reform Model: How Texas is Maintaining Racial Disparity and Mass Incarceration

May 14, 2015 Caitlin M. Dunklee, MPAff, Rebecca A. Larsen, MSSW, MPAff


Black Girls Face Disproportionate Discipline in Texas Schools

March 25, 2015 Karen Moran Jackson, PhD, Renee Hatcher, JD, Leonie Jones, BA


Bridge over troubled waters: Meeting the mental health needs of black students

December 2, 2014 Kevin Cokley, Brettjet Cody, Leann Smith, Samuel Beasley, I.S. Keino Miller, Ashley Hurst, Olufunke Awosogba, Steven Stone and Stacey Jackson


Outlier: The Case of Austin's Declining African-American Population 

May 8, 2014 Eric Tang, PhD, Chunhui Ren, PhD


A Stagnant Minimum Wage: A Form of Modern-Day Slavery

April 11, 2014 Shetal Vohra-Gupta, PhD, Kathryn A. Freeman, JD


Post-Legislative Session Reports  

Personal Finance

October 21, 2013, Kathryn A. Freeman, JD, Victor O. Obaseki, JD, Seth A. Kessler, MPA 

Primary and Secondary Education

September 25, 2013 Victor O. Obaseki, JD, Seth A. Kessler, MPA, Kathryn A. Freeman, JD

Health and Human Services

September 25, 2013 Victor O. Obaseki, JD, Seth A. Kessler, MPA, Kathryn A. Freeman, JD 


Lives of Blacks in Texas Series

The Lives of Blacks In Texas: Housing Conditions

August 1, 2013 Shetal Vohra-Gupta, PhD, Seth A. Kessler, MPA, Chunhui Ren, Jennifer Alexander, Jemel Aguliar, PhD.

The Lives of Blacks in Texas: Income and Poverty

March 30, 2013 Shetal Vohra-Gupta, PhD, Jemel Aguilar, PhD, Chunhui Ren, Jennifer Alexander

The Lives of Blacks in Texas: Demographic Trends in the African American Population, 1950-2010

November 1, 2012 by Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Ph.D., Jemel P. Aguilar, Ph.D., Jennifer Alexander, Chunhui Ren, Ph.D.

March 1, 2013 by Albert Thompkins, Ph.D., King Davis, Ph.D.


Do vouchers create more inequality? Lessons from Universal Implementation in Chile

November 19, 2012 by Jaime Portales, Ph.D., Julian Vasquez Heilig, Ph.D.


Women of Color and Minimum Wage: A Policy of Racial, Gender, and Economic Discrimination

November 1, 2012 by Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Ph.D. 


HIV Testing in State Prisons: A Call for Provider-Initiated Routine HIV Screening Policy

October 1, 2012 by Jemel P. Aguilar, Ph.D., Research Associate


Is Texas Leading Its Peers and the Nation? A Decadal Analysis of Educational Data

September 2012 by Julian Vasquez Heilig, Ph.D., Su Jin Jez, Ph.D., and Richard Reddick, Ed.D.

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