- Beth Richie and Lisa Brock (Director, Arcus Center of Social Justice Leadership, Kalamazoo College) have written Our Sister, Assata Shakur: Life, Struggle, Justice, and Love for The Feminist Wire, about the unjust listing of the activist Assata Shakur on the US Most Wanted Terrorist List.
- Alan Dettlaff, associate professor at UIC's Jane Addams College of Social Work, has created the Migration and Child Welfare National Network to study and improve the programs and policies related to immigrants involved in the public child welfare system.
- The Chicago Justice Project:
IRRPP's Director Beth Richie will join Chicago activists, judges, journalists, lawyers, police, and educators in a panel about Documenting Violence Against Women on May 28th.
- Beth Richie was the commencement speaker at UIC's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 2013 graduation ceremony.
Read her speech, watch the video (her speech begins at 36:25), and visit our gallery (coming soon).
- IRRPP has a new donate page, with a brand new fund for our annual Bowman Lecture, and a general fund for IRRPP.
- Beth Richie received an honorary degree from CUNY School of Law.
- Brenda Parker (one of our Faculty Scholars) and her research on urban homesteaders is featured on UIC's News Center.
- 5 IRRPP Directors, past and current!
From left to right, Connie Dallas, Kevin Kumashiro, Beth Richie, Phil Bowman and Cedric Herring.
- A Victory for Women, but Which Women?
Beth Richie (IRRPP Director), Sarah Deer (professor of law at William Mitchell College), and Lisalin Jacobs (Government Relations VP at Legal Momentum) discuss the merits and blind spots of the Violence Against Women Act in an interview.
- IRRPP Director Beth Richie has a new book:
"Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America's Prison Nation."
Lectures by Beth Richie and discussions of this book happened in Chicago, Berkeley, and New York.
- IRRPP Faculty Fellow Federico Waitoller discusses educational reforms on WTTW's Chicago Tonight show.