A special edition of Health Affairs — the nation’s leading health-policy journal — shines a light on issues at the intersection of community safety and health, with articles that underscore the need for community-based strategies that curb violent crime.
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.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation today released “Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods,” a KIDS COUNT data snapshot that examines where concentrated poverty has worsened across the country despite a long period of national economic expansion.
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.
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.