Assisting in Investigating Food Insecurity in Ohio (FORC)

The Food Opportunity Research Collaborative (FORC) utilizes a Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) approach to understanding how the lived experience of food insecurity differs by community type (urban, suburban, or rural), the level of food security, and race and ethnicity. Utilizing a participatory mapping technique known as Healthy Eating and Active Living Mapping Attributes using Participatory … Continue reading »

Free To Ride Premiering Feb 17th

The Fight for a Route Across the Hidden Boundaries of Privilege Friday, February 17, 2017 5:20pm Naval Heritage Center 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW | Washington, DC 20004 Purchase Tickets The Kirwan Institute’s upcoming feature-length documentary film, Free To Ride, will make its world premiere at Washington D.C.’s oldest independent film festival, the D.C. Independent Film Festival. Tickets … Continue reading »

The Future of Housing: Seeking Clarity in Times of Uncertainty

By Jillian Olinger and Christy Rogers For over fourteen years, The Kirwan Institute has been dedicated to understanding opportunity and marginalization—why and how some groups are consistently disadvantaged, despite their hopes for a shared, just future. In the aftermath of a vitriolic election cycle, many of us are anxious about how we can build better … Continue reading »

The Future of Housing: Seeking Clarity in Times of Uncertainty

‘Voices of Latino Boys’ the Focus of 2016 Champion of Children Report

In late June, The United Way of Central Ohio released its 2016 Champion of Children Report: Voices of Latino Boys, in partnership with The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and Community Research Partners. The report is heavily focused on challenges faced by Latino boys in Central Ohio, particularly those residing in impoverished … Continue reading »

‘Voices of Latino Boys’ the Focus of 2016 Champion of Children Report