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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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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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Disparate Impact: Waldon Expert Report

Download In 2008, in response to recent State of Ohio legislation, CPS, for the first time, required all employees, both “licensed” and “non-licensed,”1 to submit to criminal background checks. Based on the results of these background checks, in 2008, CPS ended the employment of nine employees with criminal offenses. Of the nine, one of the … Continue reading »

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Black Male Achievements

Download or View The Report Through the support of their families, friends and communities, and their own efforts, a great many African American males do far more than survive; they thrive. However, if the presence of a sizeable and expanding group of Black male achievers suggests that structural barriers to opportunity in the United States … Continue reading »

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2008Boys of Color

African American Male Initiative

Download or View The Full Report Download or View The Summary Report For nearly two years, the W. K. Kellogg foundation has funded the Kirwan Institute to expand the knowledge base and academic scholarship on African American males. The major goals we have met in this work include: A) updating the review of social science … Continue reading »

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