Brown seeks ideas on keeping Charlottesville from happening in Ohio

By Mary Schlanden, Columbus Dispatch For ethnic and religious minorities, American culture hasn’t always been welcoming. Earlier this month, they got a painful reminder when they turned on the televisions to see Klansmen and neo-Nazis marching in a torch-lit parade and chanting anti-Semitic slogans. Eventually one of their number ran his car into a crowd … Continue reading »

Brown seeks ideas on keeping Charlottesville from happening in Ohio

Google memo completely misses how implicit biases harm women

By E. Anne York, The Conversation Workplace biases are back in the national conversation, thanks to the recent memo by a Google employee. The memo’s author challenges the company’s diversity policies, arguing that psychological differences between men and women explain why fewer women work in tech. He also minimizes the effect that unconscious biases have … Continue reading »

Google memo completely misses how implicit biases harm women

The Dos and Dont’s of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy

By Hilary Beard, Colorlines,  Now that you’re settling into the reality that the images we saw from Charlottesville were from 2017 and not the days of Jim Crow, it’s time to get proactive about parenting during the Trump Era. Though you might have hoped that your children would grow up in a different world from … Continue reading »

The Dos and Dont’s of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy

Food or Shelter? An Introduction to Understanding the Connections between Housing and Food Insecurity

By Kirwan Researchers: Kierra S. Barnett, Glennon Sweeney, and Mikyung Baek for The BLOCK Project Kevin and Michelle are a young married couple with two small children living in Columbus, OH. Both work full-time, and earn a combined yearly income of $45,000. A few years ago, they bought a small house in order to move out of … Continue reading »

Food or Shelter? An Introduction to Understanding the Connections between Housing and Food Insecurity

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg’s Quest for “Healing and Transformation”

By Phillip Rojc, Inside Philanthropy, For a long time, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has been a steadfast philanthropic leader in the push for a more equitable society—and one that isn’t afraid to address race directly. In fact, it’s hard to think of a major foundation that’s invested more thought, energy and grant money in this … Continue reading »

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg’s Quest for “Healing and Transformation”