Racial and Gender Justice
Working to combat economic inequality, achieve climate justice, and build peace requires solutions designed to dismantle systemic racism and patriarchy. That’s why all of our projects seek to intersect and achieve justice across gender diversity, and race, in addition to class.
Are You a Woman of Color Living in Detroit? Take This Survey to Help Rebuild Your City
Now is the time to speak out. From affordable housing to child care, we want to hear your thoughts on how to make Detroit better for all of us.
Engaging Women of Color in Crafting Detroit’s Economic Development Plans
IPS’ new project explores how the economic security of women and families should influence Detroit’s economic development plans
Candidates Need to Fall in Line With Queerer, Browner Electorate
Support of civil and human rights will drive the millennial voice in the upcoming presidential election.
Statement on Texas Judge’s Ruling Against Trans-inclusive Obama Directive
IPS expert says she’s “sickened and saddened” by a Texas judge’s discriminatory ruling against Obama directive to recognize civil rights of transgender students in U.S public schools.
Death by Traffic Stop
Black people are twice as likely to be pulled over as whites — and three times more likely to experience the use of force afterward.
Who’s Profiting From America’s Private Juvenile Prisons?
One mother’s fight to shut down a private juvenile corrections facility in Louisiana known for its brutality and big profits.
A Home for Immigrant Women in the Sustainable Energy Economy
This pilot project aims to educate, train, and hire talented immigrant women for green jobs in Maryland.
They’re Killing Us. Help Us Stop Them.
From Orlando to Washington, a culture of fear and bigotry is taking hold of this country. We can stop it together.
Gender Explained: How the Obama Administration Is Getting It Right on Gender Identity
While society catches up with science, we need legal protections to stop discrimination and violence against people who identify as transgender.
Report: Mothers at the Gate
A movement of family members is developing around the country that aims to challenge both the conditions in which their loved ones are held and the fact of mass incarceration itself.