Research Institute for Social Equity

Research Institute for Social Equity

Social equity through scholarship, research, training, and engagement. #VCU

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12/28/2023

Want to learn more? Check out our research at the link in our bio.

12/26/2023

Make your voice heard and learn more about our research from the link in our bio!

12/11/2023

Your voice matters! Help us capture the lived experiences of Black girls. Consider participating in this study to tell your story.

Visit the link in our bio to learn more and scan the QR code to see if you qualify! For more information, email us at [email protected].

11/29/2023

Are you a college/university student who has ever experienced housing instability while enrolled in classes (e.g., eviction, termination of room and board package, having trouble paying rent, overcrowding, moving frequently, or spending the bulk of household income on housing)? In this study, you will be asked to participate in a survey about housing instability and supports, academic and mental health outcomes, and resiliency. The survey will take approximately one (1) hour.

For more information, check out the link our bio!
Dr. Chelsie Dunn
Research Institute for Social Equity
804-828-4099
[email protected]

11/23/2023

Happy Thanksgiving! We are wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday!

As a reminder, we are approaching deadlines to apply to our master's and certificate programs. Apply today!

Upcoming programs and deadlines – Start 2024 with purpose:

Criminal Justice, M.S. and Certificate: Deadline - December 1

Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, M.A. and Certificate: Deadline - December 4

Public Administration, P.A., M.P.A/J.D., and Certificate Programs: Deadline - December 1

Urban and Regional Planning, M.U.R.P, M.U.R.P./J.D., and Certificate Programs: Deadline - December 1

Photos from Research Institute for Social Equity's post 11/16/2023

The Research Institute for Social Equity is proud to announce the next newest addition to our team, Dr. Charity Scott. They are joining the Wilder School faculty as an assistant professor with a research focus on education policy, management, and intersectional power dynamics in the United States.
Get to know Charity Scott, PhD!

11/16/2023

RISE Director, Dr. Nakiena Douglas-Glenn was recently interviewed by VCU News about her dedicated efforts in advancing social equity.

She mentions how she is a "pracademic," a practitioner academic, and how her roles and work focused on changing the narrative of leadership.

Read the full story here: https://bit.ly/47fbBlg

11/15/2023

Our director, Dr. Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn was recently highlighted for her focus on translating research into public policy in a story by VCU News! Read more about Dr. Douglas-Glenn and the Institute's research focuses by following the link below:
https://rise.vcu.edu/news/

Photos from Girls For A Change's post 11/08/2023
Photos from Research Institute for Social Equity's post 11/03/2023

The Research Institute for Social Equity is proud to announce the newest addition to our team, Dr. Luisa Nazareno. She joins the Wilder School faculty as an assistant professor with a research focus on development and social/urban policy.
Get to know Dr. Nazareno!

10/18/2023

Are you a university/college student? In this study, you will be asked to participate in a group discussion about eviction prevention programs, housing instability, and food insecurity. The group discussion will take approximately one (1) hour.

For more information, check out the link in our bio or please contact:
Dr. Chelsie Dunn
Research Institute for Social Equity
804-828-4099
[email protected]

Gulak Lecture β€” L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs 10/18/2023

The Gulak Lecture has arrived! Join us this Thursday on campus with Zena Howard and "Cultural Expression and the Built Environment."

Learn more and RVSP:

Gulak Lecture β€” L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs Join architect Zena Howard for an exploration of individual and shared experiences at the intersection of urban design, art, history, anthropology and public policy.

10/11/2023

πŸ” Decline in White-Collar Crime Prosecutions: Prof. Jay Albanese of the recently discussed this shift with the U.S. Gov Accountability Office. Over 20 years, there's been a notable drop in prosecuting these cases in favor of Deferred & Non-Prosecution Agreements. Why does it matter? Our policies may need a revamp. Kudos to the Wilder School faculty for leading vital policy conversations like this! πŸ’‘πŸ›

10/05/2023

Your voice matters, help us capture the lived experiences of Black girls! Consider participating in this study to tell your story.

Visit the link in our bio to learn more and scan the QR code to see if you qualify! For more information, email us at [email protected].

10/04/2023

Did you know that small businesses have contributed 12.9 million new jobs to the job market in the past 25 years? Delve into more insights about minority entrepreneurship by reading the 2023 Summary Report of the Create, Grow, Scale Convening!
https://scholarscompass.vcu.edu/rise/2/

09/29/2023

Your voice matters, help us capture the lived experiences of Black girls. Consider participating in this study to tell your story.

Visit the link in our bio to learn more and scan the QR code to see if you qualify! For more information, email us at [email protected].

09/28/2023

Are you a university/college student? In this study, you will be asked to participate in a group discussion about eviction prevention programs, housing instability, and food insecurity. The group discussion will take approximately one (1) hour.

For more information, check out https://vcupsych.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6zEbBWC9uHLUhh4 or please contact:
Dr. Chelsie Dunn
Research Institute for Social Equity
804-828-4099
[email protected]

09/26/2023

The Wilder Symposium is this Thursday!

Join The Honorable Governor Wilder on Thursday, September 28th, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts for a panel discussion on HBCUs and the Absence of Support.

Panelists include (top middle, left to right) Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, President of Howard University, and Dr. Nakeina E. Douglas-Glenn, Director of the Wilder School Research Institute for Social Equity. As well as (bottom row, left to right) The Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and The Honorable Jason Miyares, Attorney General of the Commonwealth.

Register online here:https://bit.ly/sym2023

RSVP for In-person attendance is recommended. The event will also be livestreamed.

09/22/2023

A seat at the table can mean the difference between success and going under in today's post-COVID economy.

Click the link in our bio to learn from the perspectives of Black and Hispanic entrepreneurs by reading the 2023 Summary Report of the Create, Grow, Scale Convening!

09/20/2023

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