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2013Opportunity Communities

Opportunity Mapping Issue Brief

Download   Place Matters: Using Mapping to Plan for Opportunity, Equity, and Sustainability For most of us, the neighborhood is our “ecosystem,” a place that can either provide the opportunities we need to grow or stifle our potential. We generally know an opportunity-rich neighborhood when we see one: a place that provides access to quality schools, healthy food … Continue reading »

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2013Fair Credit/Fair Housing

Making the Mortgage Market Work for America’s Families

Download Report The Kirwan Institute was one of many primary researchers and drafters of this Center for American Progress and National Council of La Raza Report. America’s housing-finance system stands at a crossroads. We can restructure the mortgage-finance system to restore balance to the housing market and provide credit to a broad and diverse population, … Continue reading »

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2013EducationOpportunity Communities

2013 Franklin County Children’s Report — United Way of Central Ohio

Download Report To provide insight into the past, present and future of Franklin County neighborhoods, United Way of Central Ohio’s Champion of Children, the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and Community Research Partners have collaborated to examine the role that neighborhoods have played in the lives of our children, and opportunities … Continue reading »

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2013Opportunity Communities

The Geography of Opportunity in Austin and How It Is Changing

1 of 2   Download or View the Report This report and the online mapping tool associated with this work are the product of a collaborative effort between Green Doors and the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, with the help of many Austin area community partners. The current report is a follow-up … Continue reading »

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2013Implicit Bias

State of The Science Implicit Bias Review

Download or View the Review 1 of 3   The Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity has become increasingly mindful of how implicit racial biases shape not only individuals’ cognition and attitudes, but also their behaviors.  Indeed, a large body of compelling research has demonstrated how these unconscious, automatically activated, and pervasive mental … Continue reading »

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