Research is a human right.   
--The Right to Research
by Arjun Appadurai


We are a new organization and are very proud to share with you our work and on-going projects. Below you'll find links to project pages, which will have descriptions, photos, methodologies listed, links to additional content, and/or resources for community organizing (i.e. printable explainers, maps, etc).

November 2020   -  2020 RCRC Graduate Research Fellow Project

This mapping project spatially represents where Louisville Metro Police Dept gun violence incidents have occurred across the City of Louisville and illuminates patterns of this particular form of police violence through an anti-oppression lens.


June 2020   -  by Black Lives Matter Louisville

This kit is designed to consolidate the information regarding Invest Divest strategy and resources for Louisville, KY.

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May 2020   -  by RCRC Team and KHJC

Kentucky was in a housing crisis before the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it much worse. Watch our video to learn more.


Apr 2020   -  by RCRC Team

Over the last four months, the RCRC Team has been writing a Data Accountability Guide. Here are some resources from that work.

Digital Work

Apr 2020   -  by RCRC Team

Fill out the Kentucky Housing Survey to record your experiences with your landlord or property managers. Survey information will be shared with housing justice advocates from Lexington Housing Justice CollectiveBroken Hearted Homes Renters Association, Black Lives Matter Louisville, Kentucky Equal Justice Center, and Legal Aid Society of Louisville, so that they can better assist you in staying in your home. Click here to fill out the survey.

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Apr 2020   -  by RCRC Team

Do you live in Kentucky? Are you wondering if you are protected under the CARES Act? Find out now. We’ve mapped all Kentucky properties that are covered under the CARES Act, except single-family units with a federally backed mortgage loan. Whether you rent or own you may be protected.


Dec 2019   -  by RCRC Team

As reported in our 2020 State of Black Louisville Report Who Owns Russell editorial, here are resource materials for community organizing and analyzing property ownership in Louisville KY's historically Black Russell Neighborhood.


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