Here at DC Action for Children, we recognize the power of data, when presented clearly and creatively, to shape the conversations we have about the well-being of children in Washington, DC. Given our interest in the intersection between data and public policy, we wanted to | Read more >
Sharing stories about how equity data is catalyzing community action and policy change, and providing tips and tools on how to use data to build an equitable economy. Please tell us your story about using data for social change. Reach us using the Contact form above.
The Equity Atlas team at PolicyLink and the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) are thrilled to share the National Equity Atlas with you!
We built the Atlas as a tool for those who are working to transform America's economy into one that is equitable, | Read more >
UPDATE (11/5): Voters said yes to raising the minimum wage in all of the state and city minimum wage propositions described below.
On Tuesday, voters in voters in four states—Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota—will decide whether to raise their states’ minimum wages. In | Read more >
In New Orleans, A Deeper Look at Jobs Data Catalyzes Economic Strategy Focused on Connecting Black Men to Work
In-depth data on community demographics and equity can provide a more complete picture of challenges and opportunities and help advocates prioritize their agenda. That's what happened in Kansas City when the regional planning agency and equity network partnered with PolicyLink and | Read more >
When done right, data can be more than a collection of numbers and statistics: it can uncover a reality that may not be immediately apparent to advocates or decision makers. In Rhode Island, new data on the state's changing demographics sparked policy changes to leverage its | Read more >