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IRRPP Summer Education Workshop: Advancing Racial Justice in Schools

The summer education workshop is an intensive professional development workshop for K-12 educators interested in advancing racial justice in their classrooms and schools. The next summer education workshop will take place July 9 – 12, 2018. Find out more here.


The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago

Released by IRRPP and the Great Cities Institute, this report finds that opportunities and services for Latinos in Chicago are not keeping up with the population’s growth. Learn more and download the report here.


IRRPP State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report

This IRRPP report provides a comprehensive picture of the conditions of different racial and ethnic groups in Chicago in relation to housing, health, economics, education, and justice and is meant as a resource for the development of new engaged research projects and policy solutions. Download the report here.

February Scholar Spotlight

The latest Scholar Spotlight, featuring professor Akemi Nishida examines the importance of race in the rise in managed care programs for Medicaid recipients with disabilities. Read more here.










Legacies of Racism Disrupting the Cycle of Segregation

On April 4, Maria Krysan and Kyle Crowder discuss their new book, Cycle of Segregation, dealing with how to overcome racial segregation. The event will also feature the Oak Park Regional Housing Center and Housing Choice Partners to discuss their work and how to implement the ideas the book raises.


Bowman Lecture The Future of Black Chicago?

On March 8, Mary Pattillo presented "The Future of Black Chicago?" for IRRPP's annual Bowman Lecture. View the video recording of the event here.


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