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

Chipping Away at Implicit Bias

Structural discrimination has led to an unconscious association between blackness and poverty and neighborhood disinvestment. Here’s what we can do to change the status quo. By Jillian Olinger and Kelly Capatosto, published on Shelterforce We like to believe that when it comes to our homes and where we want to live, we are making decisions based … Continue reading »

Chipping Away at Implicit Bias

Free To Ride: Dayton Premiere

The Fight for a Route Across the Hidden Boundaries of Privilege July 16, 2017 at 3pm The Neon 130 E 5th St | Dayton, OH 45402 The Kirwan Institute’s upcoming feature-length documentary film, Free To Ride, will have its Dayton premiere at The Neon on July 16, 2017. Ticket information coming soon. Email Matthew Martin for more information. … Continue reading »

Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics

June 6 | 3–4 PM (EST) In a new white paper, Kirwan Institute Research Associate Kelly Capatosto turns the lens toward predictive analytics in child welfare, the potential hazards of applying these models without accounting for implicit racial bias and other cognitive and structural barriers that face communities of color, and how those hazards can … Continue reading »

Free Webinar: Accounting for Implicit Bias in Predictive Analytics