Diversity Stats 117th Congress

UBI’s latest research on diversity stats in Congress, the media and K Street shows small progress, but most institutions and the strategies they prescribe continue to reflect an bygone era in DC.

Rich vs Poor Perspectives on Criminal Justice Reform

UBI fielded a national survey to measure Americans’ sentiments on criminal justice reform. Rich and poor, Republicans and Democrats alike resoundingly support measures that would make our system more fair to previous offenders trying to get their lives on track.

Diversity Statistics for the 116th Congress

As the first bipartisan, majority minority owned firm, UBI has been tracking and talking about the need for more diversity in DC institutions since our inception in 2017. UBI was founded on the principle that a changing nation requires a new approach to government affairs.

Diversity in Media and Congress

Congress and the country have grown more diverse, but the media and lobbying haven’t changed with them and look nothing like the members they cover. This disconnect matters in winning policy votes.

UBI Poorest Districts The Pillar of Stability

UBI has long recognized the untapped political power of members of the 100 poorest districts. They serve longer, attain leadership positions and rarely lose elections. Where others overlook them, UBI unites them.

Proof of Concept: UBI and the GAIIN Act

UBI’s pro-bono efforts brought members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Freedom Caucus together for smarter infrastructure spending.

Shared Needs In the 100 Poorest Districts

The top 100 poorest districts are overwhelmingly represented in Congress by members of the conservative caucuses and the minority caucuses. Despite their political differences, these districts share many of the same economic challenges. UBI works across the aisles to unite politically disparate members around shared needs back home.