Ending Racial Inequity in Out of School Suspensions

Mapping the Policy Landscape and Equity Impact At the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, our research and engagement supports the mission of ensuring that all people and communities have the opportunity to succeed. This call to promote opportunities for future success is never more important than within our education systems. As … Continue reading »

Ending Racial Inequity in Out of School Suspensions

Combatting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Institutional Interventions to Prevent Implicit Bias from Undermining Organizational Diversity In support of the The Columbus Commitment: Achieving Pay Equity, launched by the Columbus Women’s Commission and focused on the issue of the gender pay gap, the Kirwan Institute presents our latest report Institutional Interventions to Prevent Implicit Bias from Undermining Organizational Diversity , written … Continue reading »

Combatting Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Out of School Suspensions

Recent Article Highlights Suspension Disparity An article recently released from The Blade demonstrates that black students are suspended more often than classmates. Read the entire article here, then come back to check out the interactive map below. Mapping the Equity Impact Across Ohio By Kelly Capatosto, Senior Research Associate, and Rachel Besse, Intern Map Created … Continue reading »

Out of School Suspensions

First Lady Ginther Recognizes Kirwan as Ohio State “Gem” in Research

COLUMBUS, OH – During the recent 2018 Leadership Summit hosted by Ohio State Extension, Shannon Ginther, First Lady and Chair of the Columbus Women’s Commission, recognized the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity for its applied research in areas of equity. Regarding Kirwan as a “gem” at Ohio State, Ginther acknowledged the … Continue reading »

First Lady Ginther Recognizes Kirwan as Ohio State “Gem” in Research

Reflections on the New Electorate:
Civic Engagement That Reflects Who We Are

By Kip Holley In 2008, then presidential candidate Barack Obama brought forth a new group of voters to the polls. These voters—primarily made up of women of color and those living in poverty—helped to propel him to the presidency in 2008 and to re-election four years later. In 2016, as well as the mid-term elections … Continue reading »

Reflections on the New Electorate:<br>  Civic Engagement That Reflects Who We Are