Data In Action

Read about our latest work and examples of equity data catalyzing community action and policy change.

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

29 Nov 2016 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Equity Atlas Users,
 

Now more than ever, data that is disaggregated by race/ethnicity and place must be used to sustain and amplify the movement for equitable growth and shared prosperity. Here is this month’s roundup of news and updates to help you continue to make the case | Read more >

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 >

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: