2018 Weekly Forums Schedule

Thursdays 12:00–1:15 PM at The Kirwan Institute

The Kirwan Institute is located at 33 W. 11th Ave., just behind the High Street Panera Bread location and across from the Gateway. (Get Directions) | All forums take place in the first floor conference room. Admission is FREE. Food and refreshments will be available while they last.

Upcoming Forums | 12:00–1:15 PM

Oct 11, 2018

Race in Conversation, Equity in Practice: Celebrating 15 Years of Kirwan

Meet Darrick Hamilton: Introducing Kirwan’s New Executive Director

Presented By: Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy, The New School; Incoming Executive Director, the Kirwan Institute

Oct 18, 2018

Race in Conversation, Equity in Practice: Celebrating 15 Years of Kirwan

The Civic Environment: A Context for Understanding Racial Equity in Community Decision-Making

Presented By: Kip Holley, Research Associate, the Kirwan Institute

Oct 25, 2018

Race in Conversation, Equity in Practice: Celebrating 15 Years of Kirwan

Race in Dialogue: A Critical Conversation with The Women’s Place

Presented By: Jennifer Beard, Director, The Women’s Place; Sara Childers, Assistant Director, The Women’s Place

Past Forums

Oct 4, 2018

What is the Kirwan Institute?

Highlighting Our Approaches to Social Justice and Equity for All

Presented By: Kirwan Institute Staff

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Sep 20, 2018

Diversity and Access in the Latinx Community

The Demographic Imperative to Elevate Latinx Success

Presented By: Anne-Marie Nunez, Ohio State Department of Educational Studies

Sep 27, 2018

Diversity and Access in the Latinx Community

Latinx Placemaking in the Midwest: A Project in Collaborative Research in the Humanities

Presented By: Theresa Delgadillo, Ohio State Department of Comparative Studies

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Sep 13, 2018

Diversity and Access in the Latinx Community

Latino Affairs Commission: Who we Are and What We Do

Presented By: Lair Marin-Marcum, Ohio Latino Affairs Commission

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Sep 6, 2018

Diversity and Access in the Latinx Community

Who Is the Sleeping Giant: A Snapshot of Latinx Diversity

Presented By: Yolanda Zepeda, Office of Diversity and Inclusion

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June 28, 2018

Race and Cognition

Community Response to the Growing Problem of Substance Use and Addiction

Presented By: Alina Sharafutdinova, graduate of The Ohio State University’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in Health Sciences and recipient of the President’s Prize

June 21, 2018

Race and Cognition

Serving Our Neighbors Facing Suburban Poverty: Full Family ESL Program

Presented By: Kim Emch Founder and Executive Director Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries

June 14, 2018

Race and Cognition

Ending Discipline Inequities in Ohio

Presented By: Kelly Capatosto, Senior Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Mikyung Baek, Senior Researcher, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

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June 7, 2018

Community/Faculty

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA)

Presented By: Jessica Camacho, Vice President, Central Ohio Worker’s Center

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May 31, 2018

Housing and Civic Engagement

How to negotiate with politicians and community leaders to change policy for social justice

Presented By: Kwame Christian, Corporate Lawyer, Adjunct Professor of Negotiation & Conflict Management, Mediator

May 24, 2018

Graduate Research

Scraps and Leftovers: The Challenges and Strategies of Food Insecure University Students

Presented By: Tannya Forcone, Graduate Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

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May 17, 2018

Housing and Civic Engagement

Rapport Building for Equitable and Inclusive Civic Engagement

Presented By: Kip Holley, Research Associate and Civic Engagement Specialist, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

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May 10, 2018

Community Assessment and Metropolitan Change

Ending Mass Incarceration in Ohio

Presented By: Molly Shack and Tammy Fournier-Alsaada, Ohio Organizing Collaborative

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May 3, 2018

Community and Faculty

The Todd Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male

Presented By: Dr. James Moore, EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University

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Apr 26, 2018

Community/Faculty

Implicit Racial Bias in Healthcare and Medical School Admissions

Presented By: Dr. Quinn Capers, Specialist in Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology at The Ohio State University Medical Center; with introduction by Dr. Arthur James, Interim Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

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Apr 19, 2018

Health Equity

Fair Housing Act and it’s Significance

Presented By: Ronnell Tomlinson, Director of Housing Enforcement and Mediation, Ohio Civil Rights Commission

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Apr 12, 2018

Community and Faculty

National Church Residences

Presented By: Michelle Norris, Executive Vice President of External Affairs and Strategic Initiatives; President, National Church Residences Investment Corp

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Apr 5, 2018

Graduate Research

Program for Fostered Youth as They Age Out of System

Presented By: Michael Outrich, Graduate Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

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Mar 29, 2018

Youth of Color

Kirwan Equity and Justice Program

Presented By: Sheeba George, Legal Intern, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Leigha Grosh, Legal Intern, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Mar 22, 2018

Community Assessment and Metropolitan Change

Building a Southside for All People

Presented By: Dr. Katelin Hansen, Strategic Initiatives Director, Community Development for All People (CD4AP)

Mar 15, 2018

Race and Cognition

The Effects High Eviction Rates in Columbus have on Minority Families and the Black Infant Mortality Rate

Panel Discussion: Moderator: Jillian Olinger, Senior Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Panelists: Melissa Benson, Housing Attorney for Legal Aid Society of Columbus; Shelly Beiting, Executive Director of The Women’s Commission; Pat Gabbe, MD, pediatrician, clinical researcher and professor and Moms2B Founder; Erika Clark Jones, Executive Director, CelebrateOne.

Mar 8, 2018

Community/Faculty

Working Smarter Not Harder: Collaborating with Partners Across Campus

Presented By: Lena Tenney, Coordinator of Public Engagement, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Glennon Sweeney, Senior Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Mar 1, 2018

Health Equity

Human Trafficking 101: What you Should Know

Presented By: Amanda R Friesel, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University

Feb 22, 2018

Graduate Research

Somalian Refugees in Central Ohio: an exploration of neighborhood context and access

Presented By: Mary McKay, Graduate Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Feb 15, 2018

Community Assessment and Metropolitan Change

Active Bystander

Presented By: Lena Tenney, Coordinator of Public Engagement, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Feb 8, 2018

Housing and Civic Engagement

Civic Engagement Principles and Kirwan’s Mission

Presented By: Kip Holley, Research Associate-Civic Engagement & Social Justice, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Feb 1, 2018

Youth of Color

Transit Arts: An IAMBK Experiential Learning Site

Presented By: Jackie Calderone, Director, Transit Arts; Richard Duarte Brown, Visual Artist/Writer, Transit Arts

Jan 25, 2018

Race and Cognition

Implicit Bias Past, Present & Future: State of the Science: 5th Anniversary Release

Presented By: Kelly Capatosto, Senior Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Lena Tenney, Coordinator of Public Engagement, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jan 18, 2018

Structural Racism

I Am Social Change… Are You? Student Life Social Change Overview

Presented By: Ashley Pryor, Director, Social Change, The Ohio State Univeristy

Jan 11, 2018

Health Equity

Diversity Data Kids Project: Child Opportunity Index 2.0

Presented By: Mikyung Baek, Senior Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jan 4, 2018

Civic Engagement

Local Institutions and Civic Empowerment

UWCO/KI Partnership for Poverty Alleviation on the South Side and South Linden

Presented By: Kip Holley, Research Associate-Civic Engagement & Social Justice, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Dec 7, 2017

Communications

Working in Rural Spaces

Presented By: Karima Samadi, MPH, CHES, HEAL MAPPS Research and Extension Coordinator, Voices for Food Project Coordinator, OSU Extension/ Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Dr. Dan Remley, FCS Field Specialist, and Program Supervisor

Nov 30, 2017

Structural Equity

What would you do with $20? Results from a food environment participatory mapping project on the Columbus’ Southside

Presented By: Glennon Sweeney, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and Clarence Jackson, I Am My Brother’s Keeper

Nov 16, 2017

Race and Cognition

We Just Need to Pee: The Implicit Racial Motivations of Bathroom Bills

Presented By: Lena Tenney, Researcher and Facilitation Specialist, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Nov 9, 2017

Youth of Color

My Brother’s Keeper: Renewing Our Call to Action

Presented By: Joshua Bates, Social Policy Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Kyle Strickland, Senior Legal Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Nov 2, 2017

Faculty Presentation

What Does It Mean To Do Intersectional Work?

Panel Discussion: Wendy Smooth, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University; Courtesy Appointment, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University; Anne Marie Nunez, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University; Maurice Stevens, Senior Faculty Research Advisor, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Anthony Tenney, M.A. Candidate and Graduate Teaching Associate in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at The Ohio State University; Moderator: Lena Tenney, Researcher and Facilitation Specialist, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Oct 26, 2017

Health Equity

Birth outcomes among Arab mothers in Ohio

Presented By: Kierra Barnett, Graduate Research Assistant,
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Oct 19, 2017

Housing and Civic Engagement

Neighborhood Leadership Academies Now and in the Future

Presented By: Kip Holley, Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Oct 12, 2017

Community

Local Food Action Plan and City/County Collaboration

Presented By: Cheryl Graffagnino, Healthy Food Access Program Manager, Columbus Public Health; Brian Estabrook, Food Systems Planner, Franklin County

Oct 5, 2017

Community

What is Behind the NFL’s ‘Take-A-Knee’ Protest

Facilitated By: Kip Holley, Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Sep 28, 2017

Community/Faculty Presentation

Diversity and Inclusion Work At Ohio State

Panel Discussion: The Multicultural Center (TBA), Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Robert Bennett), The Women’s Place (Sara Childers), and the Department of Social Change (Ashley Pryor)

Sep 21, 2017

Graduate Research

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission Equity Analysis

Presented By: Michael Outrich, Graduate Research Assistant,
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Sep 14, 2017

Youth of Color

Youth of Color in Columbus

Presented By: Joshua Bates, Social Policy Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; and Kyle Strickland, Senior Legal Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Sep 7, 2017

Faculty Presentation

Critical thinking, Empowerment, and Behavior Change

Presented By: Ingrid Adams, Associate Professor, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Medical Dietetics College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, College of Medicine

Aug 31, 2017

Health Equity

Mapping to Advance Social Justice: Lead Poisoning in Toledo

Presented By: David Norris, Senior Researcher, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Aug 24, 2017

Community

Dialogue, Healing and Connection Post-Charlottesville

In light of recent events in Charlottesville and around the country, the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity invites you to join us in dialogue, healing, and connection during tomorrow’s Weekly Forum. The previously scheduled presentation of “Housing and Implicit Bias: Challenging Race as Risk” by Jillian Olinger and Kelly Capatosto will be rescheduled for a later date.

Aug 17, 2017

Structural Equity

Expanding Opportunity Through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Presentation

Presented By: Zachary Kenitzer, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Instructor, City and Regional Planning, Knowlton School at The Ohio State University

Aug 3, 2017

Race and Cognition

Predictive Analytics

Presented By: Kelly Capatosto, Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jul 27, 2017

Graduate Research

The Link Between Historical Housing Policy and Current Increased Infant Mortality Rates in the U.S.

Presented By: Brittney Francis, Graduate Research Assistant,
Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jul 20, 2017

Youth of Color

I Am My Brother’s Keeper – Changing Lives on the Southside of Columbus through a Collective Impact Model

Panel Discussion: Clarence Jackson, Program Assistant, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, I Am My Brother’s Keeper; Annalisa Perez, Program Assistant, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, I Am My Brother’s Keeper; Program Participant; Moderator: Joshua Bates, Social Policy Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jul 13, 2017

Structural Equity

Using Principled Civic Engagement and Community Assessment Tools to Create Impact With Communities

Panel Discussion: Opportunity Mapping: David Norris, Senior Researcher, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Civic Engagement and FORC: Glennon Sweeney, Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity; Weinland Park and OHFA: Zachary Kenitzer, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Instructor, City and Regional Planning, Knowlton School at The Ohio State University; Opportunity Mapping/Moderator: Matt Martin, Senior Researcher, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Jul 6, 2017

Executive

Infant Mortality Presentation

Presented By: Dr. Art James, Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity