This is a joint publication between the Center for American Progress and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. The column was co-authored with Darrick Hamilton of the Kirwan Institute. Authors’ note: CAP uses “Black” and “African American” interchangeably throughout many of our products. We chose to capitalize “Black” … Continue reading »
The Kirwan Institute continues to grow our offerings in implicit bias training with both the Foundational Implicit Bias Session and the INCASE of Bias Training. You can view footage from these presentations at the links below. Our trainings offer an engaging, research-based approach to community engagement, bias mitigation, and empowering individuals to proactively address instances … Continue reading »
Read Kirwan Institute Executive Director Darrick Hamilton's most recent article, published in The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Here is an excerpt from the article: The racial wealth gap in America is appalling. Evidence from the 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances reveals that the typical black family has $17,600 in median wealth (inclusive of homeownership), which is nearly … Continue reading »
The Great Recession was associated with a dramatic reduction in the wealth of millions of Americans, particularly wealth in the form of home equity. In this report, co-authors Darrick Hamilton and Chris Famighetti discuss the impact race and education levels have on homeownership levels. You can read the report by clicking here.