Chipping Away at Implicit Bias

Structural discrimination has led to an unconscious association between blackness and poverty and neighborhood disinvestment. Here’s what we can do to change the status quo. By Jillian Olinger and Kelly Capatosto, published on Shelterforce We like to believe that when it comes to our homes and where we want to live, we are making decisions based … Continue reading »

Chipping Away at Implicit Bias

Google memo completely misses how implicit biases harm women

By E. Anne York, The Conversation Workplace biases are back in the national conversation, thanks to the recent memo by a Google employee. The memo’s author challenges the company’s diversity policies, arguing that psychological differences between men and women explain why fewer women work in tech. He also minimizes the effect that unconscious biases have … Continue reading »

Google memo completely misses how implicit biases harm women

The Dos and Dont’s of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy

By Hilary Beard, Colorlines,  Now that you’re settling into the reality that the images we saw from Charlottesville were from 2017 and not the days of Jim Crow, it’s time to get proactive about parenting during the Trump Era. Though you might have hoped that your children would grow up in a different world from … Continue reading »

The Dos and Dont’s of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg’s Quest for “Healing and Transformation”

By Phillip Rojc, Inside Philanthropy, For a long time, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has been a steadfast philanthropic leader in the push for a more equitable society—and one that isn’t afraid to address race directly. In fact, it’s hard to think of a major foundation that’s invested more thought, energy and grant money in this … Continue reading »

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg’s Quest for “Healing and Transformation”

Why Understanding Racial Bias is Crucial for the Responsible Use of Predictive Analytics

By Elizabeth Green, The Chronicle of Social Change As big data tools like predictive analytics become more prevalent, child-welfare agencies must grapple with implicit racial bias if they want to ensure that it does not cause harm, according to a new white paper published last month by the Kirwan Institute at Ohio State University. This … Continue reading »

Why Understanding Racial Bias is Crucial for the Responsible Use of Predictive Analytics