State of Racial Justice in Chicago Slides and Videos

Below you will find powerpoint slides and a selection of videos from presentations we have done about our reports. Powerpoint presentation slides are available for download and use under an attribution, non-commercial, share-alike license.

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PowerPoint Presentations

Presentation and Panel Discussion on The Future of Black Chicago Report

On January 30, 2019 at UIC, IRRPP presented findings from our report documenting and analyzing the significant decrease of Chicago’s black population. After the presentation, a panel discussion of contributors to the report spoke about the importance of advancing racial equity for black Chicagoans in order to make a city that works for all Chicagoans.

This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

The State of Racial Justice for American Indians in Chicago

On June 7, 2019 at the Goodman Theatre, UIC’s Institute for Research on Race & Public Policy hosts a discussion on how experiences of racial discrimination and inequities affect American Indians in Chicago. After the presentation, community organizations and local subject area experts from the Spencer Foundation, UIC’s Native American Support Program, the National Urban Indian Family Coalition, Northwestern University’s Native American & Indigenous Initiatives, UIC’s Department of Medicine, and Visionary Ventures NFP responded to the findings and shared their efforts to advance racial and economic justice for American Indians in Chicago.

This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Presentation and Panel Discussion on The State of Racial Justice for Asian American Chicagoans Report

On June 6, 2018 at the Goodman Theatre, IRRPP presented findings from our new report documenting experiences of racial discrimination and inequities for Asian Americans in Chicago. After the presentation, a panel discussion including representatives of the Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment, the HANA Center, Asian Americans Advancing Justice | Chicago, and the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community responded to the findings in the report and shared their efforts to advance racial and economic justice for Asian Chicagoans.

This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Presentation and Panel Discussion of Tale of Three Cities Report

On May 19, 2017 at UIC, IRRPP presented findings from our first State of Racial Justice in Chicago report analyzing the inequities between white, black, and Latinx Chicagoans. After the presentation, a panel discussion addressed the findings of the report and the need to create a more equitable Chicago.

This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Amanda Lewis presents The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Report at the National Day of Racial Healing

Amanda E. Lewis, Director of IRRPP, was a guest speaker at the event, “What is Our Story,” on the 2018 National Day of Racial Healing. The event was hosted by Greater Chicago Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation and took place at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Amanda Lewis begins the presentation at the 44-minute mark in the video.

This program was recorded by Free Spirit Media.

Presentation and Discussion of The State of Racial Justice in Chicago Reports

Amanda E. Lewis, Director of IRRPP, presented on data from IRRPP’s State of Racial Justice in Chicago reports to provide a broader context on the racial inequities that have made communities of color and especially black communities, more vulnerable in the time of Covid-19. Dr. Lewis was joined by National Public Housing Museum Executive Director Lisa Lee and UIC Criminology, Law, and Justice Professor David Stovall. The event was hosted by UIC’s Alumni Network.

This program was recorded by UIC’s Alumni Network.