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Video: Chicago's Racial Wealth Gap Report Presentation

On February 24, 2021, IRRPP presented findings from our report on the racial wealth gap centering the life experiences of middle class Black, Latinx, and White families to demonstrate that there is much…

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Revolutionary Mothering: Laboring for a Just World

On March 8 at 4:00pm, join us for an event in celebration of International Women’s Day that honors the often invisible mothering and caretaking labor that has been essential to Chicago-based movements for…

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Survival Economies: Black Informality in Chicago

"Long before the coronavirus outbreak shuttered businesses and locked down much of the US economy, and before the vulnerabilities within the economic system were laid bare by the pandemic, countless Chicagoans were living on the edge."

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Chicago's Racial Wealth Gap

On February 24th at 6:00pm, join us for a presentation and panel discussion of a new IRRPP report Chicago’s Racial Wealth Gap: Legacies of the Past, Challenges in the Present, Uncertain Futures documenting…

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The 2020 Election & the Latinx Vote

On October 26, 2020, UIC’s Latin American and Latino Studies, IRRPP, and other co-sponsors held a conversation between Geraldo L. Cadava (Associate Professor of History at Northwestern) and María de los Angeles Torres…