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Project RACE Introduces New Mascot for Multiracial Heritage Week

2022-06-07T07:03:43+00:00June 7th, 2022|

Celebrate with Us from June 7th to 14th MERCED, CA/June 7, 2022 Multiracial Heritage Week is the national week of celebration for the Biracial and Multiracial population. This year we are excited to introduce our new mascot, Kai, who represents our community. The Multiracial population went from 2.9 percent in 2010 to 10.2 percent in the 2020 Census, a 276 percent increase! And we continue to grow. Multiracial children will now have a companion in Kai. We are also introducing Classification Rights for Multiracial Individuals, which is found here: [...]

Announcing the Launch of our New Website

2020-09-27T03:33:32+00:00September 27th, 2020|

    We are extremely excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website. We wanted a design that communicated “community.” We needed a site that would make prospective members want to join us and sign up for our e-mails. Our goal with the new website is to provide our visitors, past, present, and future with an easier way to learn about Project RACE’s history and accomplishments, as well as let them know about our current initiatives. We wanted to make our popular blog easy to access. We were [...]

What’s getting some extra time…

2020-09-25T17:30:25+00:00September 25th, 2020|

The US Census. Yesterday, a federal judge barred the Trump admin from ending the 2020 Census a month early. Reminder: The admin had moved up the deadline from October 31 to September 30, saying it was needed in order to process all data before the end of the year. But civil rights groups sued, arguing it would lead to a serious undercount that would disproportionately impact immigrants and people of color. And a federal judge agreed. The census determines how many seats each state gets in the House. And how federal [...]

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-09-25T17:29:27+00:00September 24th, 2020|

Photo Credit: Lori Susan “Lolo” Jones was born on August 5, 1982.  Jones is of Native-American, African-American, Norwegian and French descent.  She is a professional track and field and bobsled athlete.  Lori has also been a special guest on several shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and was in the remake of the movie series Left Behind as an airport gate attendant. Jones is a three time Olympian as well as a three time World Champion.  In High School, she set the 100m Hurdles High School of [...]

Surge in Interracial Families

2020-09-25T17:26:43+00:00September 24th, 2020|

Some mixed-race people say they feel like foreigners in their own country

2020-09-25T17:26:08+00:00September 23rd, 2020|

An excellent article on mixed race Japanese. It states, “There is no box to tick on census forms for people of mixed heritage, says Shimoji, from Ritsumeikan University. Japanese census forms do not, he says, ask respondents for their ethnic and racial backgrounds nor for the nationalities of their parents not registered in a family unit.”

The Death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2020-09-22T16:43:03+00:00September 20th, 2020|

We at Project RACE are mourning the death of Associate Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, September 18, 2020. She was generally viewed as part of the liberal wing of the court. Ginsburg received attention in American popular culture for her fiery liberal dissents. She was playfully and notably dubbed “The Notorious R.B.G.” by a law student, a reference to the late Brooklyn-born rapper The Notorious B. I. G. She later embraced the moniker. Ginsburg died at her home in Washington, D. C. [...]

Will I ever be an equal citizen?

2020-09-22T16:42:12+00:00September 20th, 2020|

Will I ever be an equal citizen? This article was written by Laila Lalmai for The New York Times. It is an excellent article about how Muslims and Arab American have fought unsuccessfully to be recognized as an American classification by the U.S. Government and Census. It reminds me of the struggles of the multiracial population. You can read it at:

It’s Famous Friday!

2020-09-22T16:40:33+00:00September 17th, 2020|

Photo credit: For Famous Friday this week, we are celebrating Naomi Osaka. Last weekend, the 22-year-old tennis star won her second US Open, and third Grand Slam title. Osaka is half Japanese and half Haitian, and in recent years has solidified her status as one of the best tennis players on the planet. At this year’s US Open, Osaka played in 7 matches. When she arrived for these matches, she wore 7 different masks, which bore the following names: Breonna Taylor Elijah McClain Ahmaud Arbery Trayvon Martin [...]

Census Forms Due!

2020-09-22T16:38:31+00:00September 16th, 2020|

Census forms are due by September 30th. You have two weeks to mail yours back or fill it in online. It’s important. Watch our Project RACE Census video here:

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