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Mid-Ohio Foodbank Client Centricity Study

Mid-Ohio Foodbank (MOF) has been providing hunger relief to central Ohio families since 1980. They partner with over 650 agencies in a twenty-county service region in central and eastern Ohio to provide hunger relief to hundreds of thousands of Ohioans every year. MOF is committed to becoming a learning institution and to continually improving its … Continue reading »

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2015Civic EngagementFair Credit/Fair HousingOpportunity Communities

Housing in the Hilltop

Download Creating a baseline typology to guide investment (preliminary findings). Through our work with communities for over a decade, Kirwan has come to understand that creating communities of opportunity that support the success of residents depends on a myriad of factors. Stable and affordable housing must be combined with access to decent, stable jobs. Access … Continue reading »

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2015Boys of ColorEducationOpportunity Communities

2015 Champion of Children Report: Boys of Color, Boys at Risk

Download This report documents the many challenges facing our young boys of color, challenges that if left unaddressed, imperil their successful entry into adulthood and their ability to be flourishing, productive members of our community. However, it is also clear that such research does not fully capture the experience of all boys of color in our … Continue reading »

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2015Implicit Bias

2015 State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review

Download The Kirwan Institute began publishing its annual State of the Science: Implicit Bias Review in early 2013. We are very excited to release this third issue as a part of our continued commitment to help deepen public awareness of brain science work underway at universities and colleges across the country about hidden biases that … Continue reading »

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2015Opportunity Communities

Franklin County Senior Opportunity: A Framework for Investment

Never before have we, as a society, seen such long lifespans for such a large number of people. Never before have we, as a community, had to grapple with the opportunities and challenges presented by living in a community with so many aging family members. Living longer can be a blessing and a gift. It … Continue reading »

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