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New Atlas Maps Highlighted in CityLab

New Atlas Maps Highlighted in CityLab

25 Oct 2016 | Angel Ross

Yesterday, CityLab published a story on the new mapping breakdowns added to the National Equity Atlas. The author, Laura Bliss, underscores the role spatial data has played in understanding and addressing inequity. She writes,

"Mapmakers are still figuring out the best ways to plot | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

24 Oct 2016 | Alexis Stephens

 

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

The Atlas is a living resource, and as such, we are happy to share new features, upcoming webinars, and data-in-action posts that add equity data to the national dialogue about growth and prosperity.

New Neighborhood Maps Added to the Atlas
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Introducing New Neighborhood Opportunity Maps

Introducing New Neighborhood Opportunity Maps

24 Oct 2016 | Angel Ross

We know that opportunity differs by neighborhood, and maps are one way to visualize this variation across a given city, region, or state. That’s why today, we are adding mapping breakdowns to the following four indicators on the National Equity Atlas:

Chart of the Week: Mapping Unemployment in St. Louis

Chart of the Week: Mapping Unemployment in St. Louis

07 Oct 2016 | Angel Ross

To add equity data to the national dialogue about growth and prosperity, every week the National Equity Atlas team posts a new chart from the Equity Atlas related to current events and issues.

If there’s one thing we know the candidates will talk about at the second presidential | Read more >