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Step-by-Step Guide on Using Equity Principles in Social Science Research

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How to Embed a Racial and Ethnic Equity Perspective in Research is a  working paper that suggests how researchers can do more to achieve equitable outcomes.

How to Embed a Racial and Ethnic Equity Perspective in Research is a  working paper from Child Trends, published with support from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, that suggests how researchers can do more to achieve equitable outcomes for children, families and communities.

Posted October 6, 2019

Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods

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Children living in high-poverty, low-opportunity communities.

This snapshot shares the latest data — for the nation and each state — on children growing up in high-poverty areas. It also singles out two important factors, geographic location and race and ethnicity, that shape a child’s risk of living in concentrated poverty. Click here to learn more about children living in concentrated poverty.

Posted September 24, 2019

Ben Hecht on Equity, Innovation and Opportunity in American Cities

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Ben Hecht at a signing event for his book, Reclaiming the American Dream.

Lisa Hamilton interviews Ben Hecht, the president and CEO of Living Cities. Their conversation focuses on America’s urban landscape and explores opportunities to reduce poverty, drive innovation and promote equity and inclusion in cities across the nation. Click here to listen to the episode.

Posted September 21, 2019

Progress at Pittsburgh Yards in Atlanta

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With more than 85% of phase-one construction complete, Atlanta’s Pittsburgh Yards is on track for an early 2020 opening. Here’s a quick look at the progress made since the groundbreaking in 2018.

Posted September 20, 2019

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?