This in-depth report highlights the strengths and challenges experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) across California.
|ISSUE AREA||Economic Opportunity|
California Native Vote Project, The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health
|DRIVERS OF INEQUITY|
Systemic racism, erasure
This in-depth data and advocacy report highlights the strengths and challenges experienced by American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) across California, with an important focus on their existence being an act of resilience.
This report comes at a critical time when AIANs in California are 3.5 times more likely than their white counterparts to contract COVID-19, and when 35 percent of those between 25 and 59 who get it die from the disease.
Public data shows that LAPD stops and arrests are racially and economically biased, costly for communities, and an inefficient means of advancing traffic safety.