Renewing Our Call to Action: My Brother’s Keeper

Renewing Our Call to Action responds to the October 2015 Youth Perspective Report completed by the City of Columbus to support their expanding work in the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. As a part of that report’s recommendations, the City of Columbus seeks to work with the community to collaboratively set short and long-term goals with … Continue reading »
Renewing Our Call to Action: My Brother’s Keeper

2017 State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review

The release of the 2017 State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review comes at a very important time. More than ever, Kirwan and our partners in equity work can see the importance of how we shape the narrative of race and equity in this country. For the last five years, the State of the Science … Continue reading »

2017 State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review

The Subprime and Foreclosure Crisis: Ten Years Later

The Work of Financial Justice is as Important as Ever This past month marked the ten year anniversary of the onset of the Great Recession. Beginning in September 2007, and continuing at a breathtaking pace, Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting off a chain reaction during which American International Group (AIG) came to the brink of failure, … Continue reading »

The Subprime and Foreclosure Crisis: Ten Years Later

Active Bystander Training: Tune into the Livestream

The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is proud to present its first ever Active Bystander Training. Facilitated by Researcher and Facilitation Specialist Lena Tenney, the training is a collaborative effort between The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; and the … Continue reading »

Active Bystander Training: Tune into the Livestream

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