Jillian Olinger

3 Posts

Jillian Olinger is a public policy and planning analyst for the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University.
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Community Development Field

Chipping Away at Implicit Bias

Structural discrimination has led to an unconscious association between blackness and poverty and neighborhood disinvestment. Here’s what we can do to change the status quo.


Where’s the Debate on Housing?

Last week's presidential debate passed without any mention of the continuing housing crisis affecting millions of American families. Nothing on either candidate’s website provides any specifics on this issue, let […]


The REO Pilot Program Should be an Opportunity for Fair Housing

This post is part of an ongoing series based on the National Fair Housing Alliance report, “The Banks Are Back, Our Neighborhoods Are Not,” that examines ongoing discrimination in the […]