Ending Racial Inequity in Out of School Suspensions

Mapping the Policy Landscape and Equity Impact At the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, our research and engagement supports the mission of ensuring that all people and communities have the opportunity to succeed. This call to promote opportunities for future success is never more important than within our education systems. As … Continue reading »

Ending Racial Inequity in Out of School Suspensions

Reflections on the New Electorate:
Civic Engagement That Reflects Who We Are

By Kip Holley In 2008, then presidential candidate Barack Obama brought forth a new group of voters to the polls. These voters—primarily made up of women of color and those living in poverty—helped to propel him to the presidency in 2008 and to re-election four years later. In 2016, as well as the mid-term elections … Continue reading »

Reflections on the New Electorate:<br>  Civic Engagement That Reflects Who We Are

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