Georgetown University’s Racial Justice Institute
Advancing a vision of racial justice where all people can thrive.Get to Know RJI
“My research covers issues of belonging, citizenship and inclusion and those spheres focus on questions of race and inequality.”Meet Robin Lenhardt
“I look at the factors that influence health inequalities and how we need to try to achieve health equity. I tend to look at two major factors – race and gender.”Meet Derek M. Griffith
“I call the work that I do ‘theater as cultural exchange,’ and it’s expanded more recently to think about storytelling and its impact on narratives.”Meet Anita Gonzalez
“My research interrogates the intergenerational transfer of racial and social inequalities in the United States, with a particular focus upon how these processes impact the function of social systems, organizations, and institutions.”Meet Evelyn Patterson
The Center for Men’s Health Equity conducts research and develops strategies to help men live healthier lives, with a particular focus on improving the health and well-being of Black and Latino men in the U.S. and across the globe.
The Woodshed: A Center for Art, Thought, and Culture brings artists, scholars, thought leaders and activists into conversations about racial justice to develop art projects, scholarship and public events.
The Center on Race, Law & Justice examines and re-envisions paths to justice through the lens of the law.
s founder and director of the Center for Men’s Health Equity, Derek Griffith, PhD, strives to solve a mystery: Why do men, on average, live shorter lives than women, and what can be done to reduce that disparity?
July 30, 2022
An original play from award-winning novelist and playwright Jennifer Natalya Fink, dramatizes tensions between two titans of the suffragist movement – Jane Addams and Ida B. Wells-Barnett – over the role of racism and classism in the fight for the vote.
November 4, 2022
Opening her lecture on “Race, Community and Belonging: A Blueprint for the 21st Century” at Georgetown Law last month, Fordham Law Professor Robin Lenhardt recalled the words of her great great grandfather — a gravedigger in tiny Des Arc, Arkansas — as relayed by her grandmother.
February 22, 2021