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IRRPP Funding Competitions Now Open

Learn more about IRRPP funding competitions for UIC Faculty and ABD Graduate Students researching race/ethnicity and find out how to apply 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.


The Effect of Prison Gerrymandering in Illinois

Kasey Henricks, José Miguel Acosta-Córdova, and Amanda Lewis examine how prison gerrymandering inflates downstate white voting power. Read the Chicago Reporter op-ed 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.














Lunchtime Lecture Lunchtime Lecture

Join three UIC faculty funded by IRRPP as they present on projects connected to the theme of this lunchtime lecture—Race and Space: Urban Planning and the Politics of Place.

Cosponsored event CTU presents The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report

Chicago Teachers Union hosts a discussion of IRRPP's report A Tale of Three Cities: The State of Racial Justice in Chicago to familiarize participants with the report and to brainstorm learning projects.

Legacies of Racism Legacies of Racism: Historians Reflect on Chicago's Racial Inequities

IRRPP and The Union League Club of Chicago's Subcommittee on Race Relations present a dynamic conversation between Chicago historians about how race relations have shaped the city's past, present, and future.

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