This November, Ohio voters will have the opportunity to vote on State Issue One, a ballot initiative that seeks to reduce the prison population and reinvest the savings into drug treatment and mental health services. This brief provides a summary of Issue 1 and highlights areas where reforms could have the potential to make the most impact on reducing the prison popula
The Kirwan Institute's new report on the My Brother's Keeper Initiative in partnership with the City of Columbus was recently featured in Ohio State News.
"Research from The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity is helping the Columbus City Council fund new programs to aid vulnerable youth.
Renewing Our Call to Action responds to the October 2015 Youth Perspective Report completed by the City of Columbus to support their expanding work in the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.
Civic engagement is more than just a set of practices; it is also a set of conditions. The civic engagement environment is not only informed by what we practice, but by how we are positioned in our communities. This environment exists in the interconnection of our community and individual lives.