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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 State of Racial Justice for Asian American Chicagoans Report

This IRRPP report details racial inequities in housing, education, and economics faced by Asian Chicagoans, the most diverse and fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the city, and is meant as a resource for the development of new engaged research projects and policy solutions. Read the report here.

Faculty & Graduate WriteOut Registration Open

WriteOut! are our week-long writing intensive retreat intended for either Graduate students or IRRPP faculty fellows but open to students and faculty from all disciplines at UIC who study race and/or ethnicity. Follow these links to find out more about this program and how to register for either Graduate student or for Faculty WriteOuts.

March Scholar Spotlight

The latest Scholar Spotlight, featuring professor Kevin Lamarr James examines the importance of campus and community collaborations. Read more here.









Legacies of Racism The State of Racial Justice for Asian American Chicagoans Report Presentation and Panel

On June 6 we presented our new report documenting experiences of racial discrimination and inequities for Asian Americans in Chicago. View the full presentation and panel discussion here.


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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