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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.

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

24 Apr 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

Happy April! It has been a busy month with the release of three new equity profiles for Fresno county, New Orleans city, and Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk counties). We have enjoyed working with many local partners to produce critical data to inform | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

27 Mar 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

Spring is a busy time for equity data! Our team is hard at work producing 15 new equity profiles, most of which will be released in April and May. We also began digging into our new project focused on employment equity in southern states, and hosted a | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

27 Feb 2017 | Jennifer Pinto

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

The House of Representatives will soon bring its HUD funding bill for the remainder of FY17 to the floor for a vote, and Representative Gosar (Arizona-04) is likely to file an amendment that would dismantle the 2015 Affirmative Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

31 Jan 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Equity Atlas Users,
 
The new year has brought a whirlwind of leadership and policy changes – including many that place equitable growth policies and the data needed to inform them at risk. As updated demographic projections to 2050 reveal, America’s demographic shift toward | Read more >

Chart of the Week: Location Matters For Health

Chart of the Week: Location Matters For Health

11 Jan 2017 |

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.

There is growing consensus among public health researchers and officials that what | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

14 Dec 2016 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

As you know, the Atlas is a living resource, and 2016 was a year of growth and evolution. As we close out the year, we wanted to highlight some of our milestones from the year:

  • To help you use the Atlas data, we began the practice of hosting 30-minute Read more >