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2016Implicit Bias

Race Matters… And So Does Gender

Download  An Intersectional Examination of Implicit Bias in Ohio School Discipline Disparities By Robin A. Wright Using publicly available data from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Interactive Local Report Card, this report builds on the 2014 analysis by examining discipline disparities at the intersection of both race and sex.

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2016Boys of ColorEducationOpportunity Communities

2016 Champion of Children Report: Voices of Latino Boys

Download Report Although many people believe the shift is due to immigration rates, it actually stems fromthe higher fertility rates of Hispanics coupled with lower fertility rates of Whites. Still, how we respond now to the new challenges of racial and ethnic diversity will determine the future social and economic health of central Ohio. This … Continue reading »

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2016Civic EngagementOpportunity Communities

Civic Engagement: A Transformative Guide

Civic engagement is more than just a set of practices; it is also a set of conditions. The civic engagement environment is not only informed by what we practice, but by how we are positioned in our communities. This environment exists in the interconnection of our community and individual lives. How we practice civic engagement … Continue reading »

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The Effects of Lead Poisoning on African-American Low-Income Families in Toledo, Ohio

Download Report The city of Toledo has the opportunity to enact an ordinance that, if adopted, would require a residential rental property to be lead-safe before a family with young children moves in. The goal of this proposed ordinance is to address the dangers of lead for families who are residential rental property tenants. African … Continue reading »

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