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Racial Disparity and Public Policy


This guide contains information and resources addressing the different ways racial disparity impacts minority communities within public policy, and how government and non-profit organizations study, document, and advocate change for these inequalities through policy.

Search Types and Strategies

Key words and terms are great ways to help generate results when searching for information. Using different terms will generate different results such as using "Racial Disparity" or "Racial Inequality". These different key words may yield different results based on the literature.

When conducting research on different groups try using a Boolean search using the search terms "AND, OR, NOT" with the demographic you are researching and other key words or terms like "Disparity in Housing" or "Judicial Inequality".