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Researchers Investigating Sociocultural Equity and Race (RISER) Network for Research, Policy, and Practice on Black Child Development and Learning

Boston University (funding from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
10/1/2020 – 5/31/2022
$8,000 ($307,000 total award)
This funding will support establishing the RISER Network and its work to create research that will inform policy and practice focused on racial justice and health and education equity by (1) raising awareness about the heterogeneity of the black/African-American population; (2) examining black/African-American children’s access to high-quality education; (3) investigating the social determinants of health for blacks/African-Americans; and (4) connecting research on early childhood education (ECE) and health.


UNC Public Policy-ECIC Early Childhood Racial Equity Research-Policy Partnership Program

Early Childhood Investment Corporation
12/1/2020 – 4/30/2022
The goal of this partnership between UNC Public Policy and Early Childhood Investment Corporation is to provide authentic projects for emerging early childhood research and policy scholars to engage in during their graduate and post-graduate training. Fellows will engage in racial equity-centered projects with policy-relevant implications.