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2017 Champion of Children Report: Strengthening Social Fabric

Download Full Report Download Executive Summary Science is unequivocal, we need each other. Our lives are constellations of relationships: strong and weak; distant or close. We are our happiest selves when we are in relationships that foster mutuality and trust, and are in environments that support thriving. We know the structures and supports needed to … Continue reading »

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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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Implicit Bias in School Discipline

Visit Webpage  This webpage features Kirwan Institute research on racialized discipline disparities in K–12 public education. Understanding these disparities, particularly in disciplinary actions that exclude students from school, is crucial, as students who are “pushed out” of the classroom are denied educational opportunities. This research seeks to shed light on racialized discipline disparities and disrupt … Continue reading »

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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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