Wisconsin State Bar: Working Toward an Inclusive Profession

We are all human beings. But as human beings – as products of where we grew up and our genetic and gender makeup – we all have conscious or unconscious biases that affect our thoughts and actions. “Until we are able to learn and accept those things, it is a challenge to create an inclusive … Continue reading »

Wisconsin State Bar: Working Toward an Inclusive Profession

Executive Director Sharon Davies Addresses the Danger of Implicit Racial Bias

On Monday, Sharon Davies, Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute, was a guest on WOSU Public Media’s All Sides with Ann Fisher, where she spoke on the dangers of Implicit Racial Bias and its role in the recent shootings in Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights and Dallas. Joined by other national scholars and subject-matter experts, Dr. Davies, … Continue reading »

Executive Director Sharon Davies Addresses the  Danger of Implicit Racial Bias

Kirwan Institute’s Robin Wright talking about Implicit Bias on NPR

It’s that subconscious little kernel of prejudice that probably exists within all of us. We explore implicit bias: where it comes from, how it influences our decisions and what we can do about it. Guests: Robin A. Wright, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at The Ohio State University. She’ll be speaking … Continue reading »

Kirwan Institute’s Robin Wright talking about Implicit Bias on NPR

Free Webinar | Expanding Inclusion: Exploring the Experiences of Ohio Students with Disabilities

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 | 2-3:30 p.m. (EST) Approximately one in five Ohio high school students reported having some kind of disability. Even so, very little is known about the experiences of these students and the ways in which their ability status impacts their life experiences. Still, even less is known about the ways in which … Continue reading »

To avoid deadly shootings, police deploy new training tactics

Aired on PBS NewsHour Following two years of highly publicized deadly shootings by police officers, some police departments around the country are looking into new training methods they hope will not only reduce the number of officer-involved shootings, but also keep their officers in the field safer. NewsHour Special Correspondent Chris Bury reports.

To avoid deadly shootings, police deploy new training tactics