California Summer Series

Blog Post
Sept. 15, 2016

Over the summer of 2016, each of our New America CA Fellows contributed to our California Column. Their entries are below.

Congress thumbnailCongress Is Working. You Just Haven't Heard About It.

Marci Harris dishes on the best kept secret in Washington.

Diversity thumbnailWant to Close the Racial Wealth Gap? Diversify the Tech Industry

The tech industry is the next great civil rights battleground. Laura Weidman Powers explains why.

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Learning the American Dream in Translation

Mario Koran explains how he learned he was Mexican—and how poor policies and prejudice are hurting English learners.

Police trustWe Need Data to Rebuild Trust in the Police

Otherwise, says Eric Liu, we cannot begin to build better relations between officers and the communities they're meant to serve and protect.

Single familySingle Family Homes, But No Single Family

For models of 21st century families, Mia Birdsong advises looking past stereotypes and to Black Americans.

Financial security moneyFinancial Security Should Be the Next Human Right

Portable benefits and Universal Basic Income can ensure it becomes just that, says Natalie Foster.