IRRPP Publications

IRRPP supports and publishes research on race and public policy. Here are links to some of these publications.

 

State of Racial Justice in Chi
  • A Tale of Diversity, Disparity, and Discrimination: The State of Racial Justice for Asian American Chicagoans
    Authors : William Scarborough, Amanda E. Lewis, and Iván Arenas
    The State of Racial Justice for Asian American Chicagoans details racial inequities in housing, education, and economics faced by Asian Chicagoans, the most diverse and fastest growing racial/ethnic group in the city. The report also highlights major demographic changes in Chicago’s Asian American community.
  • The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago
    Authors : José Miguel Acosta-Córdova
    The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago presents demographic characteristics of Latinos in Chicago, examines the neighborhoods in Chicago with a majority Latino population, and finds that opportunities and services for Latinos are not keeping up with the population’s growth.
  • A Tale of Three Cities: The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report
    Authors : Kasey Henricks, Amanda E. Lewis, Iván Arenas, and Deana G. Lewis
    The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report provides a comprehensive picture of the changing conditions of racial and ethnic groups in Chicago during the last half century. The report offers accessible data and analysis on how racial and ethnic groups in Chicago are faring in relation to housing, education, economics, health, justice, and services.
  • Democratizing Tax Increment Financing Funds through Participatory Budgeting
    Authors : Cecile Carrol, Thea Crum, Carolina Gaete, Maria Hadden, and Rachel Weber
    Community Partners : Blocks Together: Action Bettering Communities, UIC Great Cities Institute, and the Participatory Budgeting Project
  • Engaging Chicago LGBTQ Communities in a Community Discussion about Racism, Public Safety, and the Rights of Young People
    UIC Partner : Francesca Gaiba, IRRPP
    Community Partners : The Broadway Youth Center, Affinity Community Services, UCAN LGBTQ Host Home Program
  • Girl Talk
    2010-2011 Policy & Social Engagement Fellowship Project
    Faculty Partner : Laurie Schaffner, Sociology
    Community Partner : Project Nia