Amicus brief in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin says UT admissions policy must be allowed to consider race in order to promote equal educational opportunity for all students OAKLAND, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2015) – The holistic admissions policy at the University of Texas at Austin must continue to consider race, or the “educationalContinue reading “University’s Holistic Admissions Policy Critical to Achieve Equal Opportunity for Students, Say 35 Prominent Social Scientists in Brief with U.S. Supreme Court”
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Legislative Hearing on Impact of Prop. 209 on Public Contracting
Tim Lohrentz, author of our report on the Impact of Proposition 209 on California MWBEs, testified today at an informational hearing held by the California State Assembly Committee on Judiciary. Click here to watch the hearing.
Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs
One Billion in Potential Contract Dollars Lost Annually by Businesses Owned by Women and People of Color Due to Proposition 209 California’s minority and women business enterprises (MWBEs) have lost the potential equivalent of $1 billion in public contracts because of Proposition 209, according to a report by the Equal Justice Society. EJS released theContinue reading “Impact of Prop. 209 on Calif. MWBEs”