Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy

Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy

 

The Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy (CRISP) was created to address complex social issues and the effects of social policy through applied, data-driven, and translational research. CRISP analyzes and disseminates community-relevant research about social disparities and policy issues. The Center is housed within the IU Public Policy Institute (PPI), which also supports the Center for Health & Justice Research (CHJR), the Manufacturing Policy Initiative (MPI), and the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (IACIR).

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  • Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Holcomb, Chris; McMurray, Khrisma; Peña, Rachell; Coffing, Bryant; Purcell, Jacob; Euceda, Jocelyn; Bow, Brendan (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2021-05)
    Township government is one of the oldest forms of local government in Indiana and dates back to the 1800s. Township trustee offices in Indiana provide emergency assistance to residents who experience unexpected challenges. ...
  • Lawrence, Roxy; Purcell, Jacob; Peña, Rachell; Camacho-Reyes, Karla (2021-04)
    Efforts to promote two-generational (2Gen) programming in Indiana rely heavily on collaboration, coordination across agencies and sectors, sharing data, and leveraging existing resources to help families achieve self-sufficiency ...
  • Lawrence, Roxy; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Purcell, Jacob; Peña, Rachell (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy, 2021-03)
    The United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) Great Families 2020 (GF2020) initiative began in 2016 and sought to provide financial stability to families in Indianapolis. The GF2020 service delivery model used a two-generational ...
  • Lawrence, Roxy; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Purcell, Jacob; Byrd, Kourtney (Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy, 2021-03)
    In 2016, the United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) was awarded a Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grant to develop and implement the Great Families 2020 (GF2020) service delivery model in Indianapolis. GF2020’s goal was to ...
  • Martyn, Kevin; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Merritt, Breanca; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy, 2021-02)
    The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted housing instability as a major public health issue. Some of the primary measures used to curb the spread of COVID-19, such as shelter-in-place orders and physical distancing requirements, ...
  • Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy (Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy, 2020-12)
  • Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy (Center for Research on Inclusion & Social Policy, 2019-01)
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  • Bowling, Elizabeth; Purcell, Jacob; Lawrence, Roxy; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Merritt, Breanca; Martyn, Kevin (2020-08)
    CRISP partnered with the John Boner Neighborhood Centers to identify core drivers of crime in a study area on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis. The study area has higher incidents of overall, property, and violent crime ...
  • Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Bow, Brendan; Lucas, Bailee; Purcell, Jacob (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-08)
    In partnership with Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention (CHIP) and other local organizations, CRISP helped to coordinate and conduct the annual PIT count in Marion County. The report documents the number ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Gibson, Krystal (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-05)
    Indianapolis ranks 14th in eviction rates among large U.S. cities for which data is available. An eviction is when a tenant is removed from a landlord’s property, either through the court system (formal) or outside of the ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Yang, Elle; Stringham-Marquis, Kelsie (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-10)
    The availability of affordable housing is a predictor of homelessness, especially among renters. Increasing the availability and quality of affordable housing—particularly rentals—is a common strategy to prevent housing ...
  • Lawrence, Roxy; Yang, Elle; Merritt, Breanca (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-07)
    On February 24, 2020, Congress passed the Public Charge Grounds Inadmissibility legislation, also known as the public charge rule. The rule allows the federal government to determine whether a person is likely to become a ...
  • Merritt, Breanca; Peña, Rachell; Bow, Brendan; Purcell, Jacob; Camacho-Reyes, Karla; Yang, Elle (2020-02)
    A 2018 report from the Brookings Institute found that homes in majority-black neighborhoods in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson metro area were valued at $18,000 less than those in similar—yet not predominately ...
  • Merritt, Breanca (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2020-04)
    COVID-19 has resulted in a disproportionate number of deaths among black, Hispanic/Latinx, and indigenous Americans across the nation. Where data is available for various states and cities, these groups consistently ...
  • Beckman, Wyatt; Buran, Samantha (Center for Research on Inclusion and Social Policy at IU, 2019-03)
    The Indiana General Assembly introduced 10 bills related to bias (or hate) crimes in the 2019 session. Indiana is 1 of 5 states in the U.S. without a bias crimes statute. The 10 bills are similar in that each of them allows ...