Join IRRPP and the College of Education for conversation with Mark R. Warren, Crystal Laura, David Stovall, and Amanda E. Lewis about the ways grassroots movements have worked to dismantle punitive disciplinary practices.
Natalie Moore draws in part on an IRRPP report in a Politico article reminding us that "Black Chicago is present. We are not erased. Our population [.... and] our legacy as the political and economic capital of Black America is not erased."
In an op-ed in Newsweek, Claire Laurier Decoteau draws on her research for our latest report to argue that higher levels of financial, housing and health instability contribute to apathy about vaccination because it is simply not a priority.
On October 21, 2021, IRRPP held an event where panelists discussed how those working inside and outside the criminal justice system are mobilizing data in new ways to change policy. The event included…
Join IRRPP and co-sponsors for a two-part December 1st & 9th virtual panel conversation about our latest report "Deadly Disparities in the Days of COVID-19: How Public Policy Fails Black & Latinx Chicagoans"
In an article in Jadaliyya, Nadine Naber & Junaid Rana call for struggles against racism in the US to integrate an analysis of anti-Muslim actions as racism rather than filter these through the prism of national or religious difference.
On March 8, 2021, IRRPP held an event in celebration of International Women’s Day to honor the often invisible mothering and caretaking labor that has been essential to Chicago-based movements for racial justice…
In a new article in Jadaliyya, Nadine Naber calls for a “root-cause” approach to allow us to envision structural changes that can ensure not only an end to anti-Arab bigotry but also a world where anti-Arab and anti-Muslim racism become unimaginable.
In a new op-ed in Crain's, we point out that IRRPP's new report shows that declining public support for higher education is a textbook example of structural discrimination, with a disproportionate negative impact on Black and Latinx young people.