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Building Connections on Campus

Building Connections on Campus A couple weeks ago, we co-hosted an energizing workshop on community-partnered research for faculty across the university. The event grew out of a chat with the co-directors of the Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice at the College of Law. Janet Moore, Farrah Jacquez, and Edie Morris take questions from the […]

Voices of Cincinnati

By Steve Carlton-Ford This past summer, I started to get involved with the AMOS supported project “Voices of Cincinnati.” That project is focused on identifying people whose voices are rarely heard and helping them identify their strengths and capabilities. Many of these folks simply don’t have steady jobs and steady incomes and need help getting […]

Reproductive Justice is more than just Birth Control and Abortion

Reproductive Justice is more than just Birth Control and Abortion By Mary Siskaninetz ’19 Sociology 2099, a course on Reproductive Justice, has been the most life changing class in my college career so far. It made me realize that I do not just have to sit by the sidelines on issues about women’s rights and […]

Reflections on my time as TCP Program Coordinator

Reflections on my time as TCP Program Coordinator By Elaina Johns-Wolfe About two years ago, I began my assignment as graduate assistant for the Kunz Center for Social Research, of which Dr. Jennifer Malat was director. The Cincinnati Project was only in its infancy at the time — more of an idea than a cohesive research center. Over […]

2016 NAACP National Conference Data Collection

2016 NAACP National Conference Data Collection Brian Eiler, PhD Psychology student As part of the Cincinnati Project, I was invited to participate in discussions at the 2016 NAACP National Conference surrounding police-community interactions. While my primary role was as a scientist, to help collect data to understand how police officers and members of local communities, […]

Jim Crow Geography and HIV Disparities

Jim Crow Geography and HIV Disparities By Carolette Norwood I’m super excited to be apart of the first Cincinnati Project cohort of scholars. My scholarship has always focused on the health and wellbeing of African American women. Currently I’m partnering up with Caracole House to extend on my existing research that takes into account how gender, race, sexuality and space […]

The Value of Community Partnerships in Academic Research

The Value of Community Partnerships in Academic Research By: Leila Rodriguez Early on in our training as anthropologists, we learn that ethnographic fieldwork is the pillar of anthropological inquiry. To best understand a community from their own perspective, we immerse ourselves in their lives, and use a host of research methods including participant observation and interviewing […]

Reproductive Justice: Creating Change in the greater Cincinnati area

Reproductive Justice: Creating Change in the greater Cincinnati area By Danielle Bessett Photo courtesy of www.forharriet.com What is “reproductive justice”? The word “reproduction” might conjure ideas about medicine and health care services, especially the ways we care for pregnancy and birth in the U.S. “Justice,” on the other hand, often evokes legality and smacks of legal […]

Ferguson, Baltimore and Cincinnati

Ferguson, Baltimore and Cincinnati By Earl Wright II On Tuesday, October 4, I will participate on a panel discussion on the implications of the Department of Justice reports on Ferguson, Missouri and Baltimore, Maryland titled, “DOJ Reports on Policing in Ferguson and Baltimore: What They Mean for Cincinnati and the Country.” During the few minutes I have to […]

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