Rinku Sen is the president and executive director of the Applied Research Center and the publisher of ColorLines magazine. She is the author of Stir it Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy and The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization.
Sen is the author of Stir It Up: Lessons in Community Organizing and Advocacy, and co-author, with Fekkak Mamdouh, of The Accidental American: Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization (Berrett-Koehler).
Why Americans Must Pay Attention to Copenhagen
Negotiations have resumed in Copenhagen after a walkout by the African delegation on Monday. African governments were concerned MORE
Views · December 17, 2009
Young, Green, and Broke
Last week, the Labor Department reported that youth unemployment stands at 18.2 percent, nearly twice the national average of 9.8 percent. The percentage of young people without a job is a staggering 53.4 percent, the highest... MORE
Working · October 7, 2009
What the NAACP Means to Me
As a brown-skinned immigrant who has spent 25 years working for racial justice, I owe a good deal of MORE
Views · July 16, 2009
White Progressives Don’t Get It
Rinku Sen argues that progressives who write policy without racial justice goals fail because they can risk deepening inequalities while only superficially being universal. MORE
Views · December 14, 2006