The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is a nonpartisan research center dedicated to monitoring trends in poverty and inequality, explaining what’s driving those trends, and developing science-based policy on poverty and inequality. The Center, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences at Stanford University, supports research by new and established … Continue reading »

2018 Kirwan Institute Annual Report

  The Kirwan Institute would like to thank our partners, funders and collaborators for their support of our work over the last 15 years. It is during times like these, that we are evermore aware of the importance of partnership and collaboration in the pursuit of true equity for all people. As we have sought to … Continue reading »

2018 Kirwan Institute Annual Report

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