Kirwan Institute's Senior Legal Analyst Kyle Strickland was just named as one of ColumbusCEO's Future 50 Class of 2021. This recognition is reserved for the most passionate and hard-working advocates and professionals in the Columbus community - those focused on improving Central Ohio and our world. The 2021 class will be recognized in a special issue of ColumbusCEO to be released in January. From there, all members will begin work on an annual community project of their choosing. On behalf of Kirwan Institute staff and leadership, we congratulate Kyle on his hard work, commitment and this phenomenal recognition!
Kyle Strickland is the Senior Legal Analyst at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity. His work focuses on local and national civil rights issues, criminal justice reform, fair housing policy, and equitable access to education. In addition, Kyle leads the coordination of My Brother’s Keeper Ohio, a statewide network that helps provide educational and community opportunities for boys and young men of color.
Prior to joining Kirwan, Kyle earned his law degree from Harvard Law School, where he served as Student Body President. Kyle, a native of Columbus, earned his B.A. in Political Science from The Ohio State University.