The Great Recession, Education and Home Ownership

The Great Recession was associated with a dramatic reduction in the wealth of millions of Americans, particularly wealth in the form of home equity. In this report, co-authors Darrick Hamilton and Chris Famighetti discuss the impact race and education levels have on homeownership levels. You can read the report by clicking here.
The Great Recession, Education and Home Ownership

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 »

Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide

Co-authored by Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chuck Collins, Darrick Hamilton and Josh Hoxie. The deep and persistent racial wealth divide will not close without bold, structural reform. It has been created and held in place by public policies that have evolved over time including slavery, sharecropping, Jim Crow, white capping, red lining, mass incarceration, and predatory subprime … Continue reading »
Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide

Executive Director Darrick Hamilton Conversation with Senator Cory Booker

Watch Senator Cory Booker in conversation with the Kirwan Institute's very own Executive Director Darrick Hamilton on March 14th, 2019, at Bold v Old in Washington DC. Elected officials, organizers, thought leaders and policy experts joined forces with the Economic Security Project, Community Change, Roosevelt Institute and William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to showcase how … Continue reading »
Executive Director Darrick Hamilton Conversation with Senator Cory Booker

My Brother’s Keeper Ohio Awarded More than $450,000 to Support Communities Across the State

My Brother’s Keeper Ohio Awarded More than $450,000 to Support Communities Across the State The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, has awarded the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity a three-year grant of more than $450,000 for 10 AmeriCorps VISTA members to support … Continue reading »

My Brother’s Keeper Ohio Awarded More than $450,000 to Support Communities Across the State