Sharon Davies Named Spelman College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

ATLANTA (February 14, 2017) — Sharon Davies has been appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs at Spelman College, effective June 1, 2017. As chief academic officer, Davies will serve as a key member of Spelman’s senior leadership team and have a pivotal role in assuring the execution of the College’s new strategic plan … Continue reading »

Sharon Davies Named Spelman College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Kirwan Hosted a Community Conversation Around Race and Opportunity

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, together with more than 130 organizations committed to its Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation enterprise, lead a National Day of Racial Healing on Jan. 17, 2017. This bold call to action—held just days before the inauguration of President Trump — was initiated as a response to the contentious rhetoric, hate crimes … Continue reading »

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