Download State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review 2013 Defining Implicit Bias Also known as implicit social cognition, implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. These biases, which encompass both favorable and unfavorable assessments, are activated involuntarily and without an individual’s awareness or … Continue reading »
Download Brochure Why we need to talk about race Research suggests that even when we are not talking about race, we are thinking about it. This notion is easy to understand when we consider how visible race has been in the social, economic, and political history of the United States. Race has been – and … Continue reading »
Download Brochure What is Opportunity Communities Opportunity Communities – Identifies, builds understanding, and eliminates racialized structural barriers to opportunity in critical domains including equitable and sustainable communities, criminal justice, education, and health and health care to build opportunity-rich neighborhoods. The Kirwan Institute supports racially equitable policy and capacity building through its Opportunity Communities model. This model … Continue reading »
Download Brochure The social determinants of health approach is distinguished by a broad focus on the economic, social, political, and psychological determinants of population health.
COLUMBUS, OHIO – A new policy to empower school districts to promote diversity and reduce racial isolation in Ohio schools was adopted unanimously by the The State Board of Education of Ohio. On May 15, the Board adopted the Diversity Strategies for Successful Schools Policy. The policy derived by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of … Continue reading »