In the Headlines

ASPA and the Frederickson Center curate recent news stories and other headlines related to SEDI topics as they relate to this center's work. View those links below.
This list is not exhaustive; contact us if you have a news story or resource that you would like us to consider.

Most Americans approve of DEI, according to Post-Ipsos poll
June 2024, The Washington Post

What HR professionals can learn from the relationship between comms and diversity execs
June 2024, TLNT: The Business of HR

Older women are being significantly shortchanged by medical research
June 2024, The Washington Post

Colorado to study systematic racism under new law — if commission can raise enough money
June 2024, Denver Post

Research Finds Significant Racial Disparities in Medicaid Re-enrollment
June 2024, New York Times

Celebrating the Centennial of American Indian Citizenship
Spring 2024, Governing

70 years later, 1 in 3 Black people say integration didn’t help Black students
May 2024, The Washington Post

Rethinking the glass ceiling
May 2024, BingUNews

Five agencies join Justice in pledge to protect civil rights against AI-fueled discrimination
May 2024, Government Executive

Black Minnesotans have made income gains, but wide disparities persist
May 2024, Star Tribune

Report: State by state, how segregation legally continues 7 decades post Brown
May 2024, Route Fifty

‘Invisible’ no more: States move to hire people with disabilities
May 2024, Route Fifty

Updated federal workplace guidelines protect employee gender identity
April 2024, The Washington Post

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