Data In Action

Sharing stories about how equity data is catalyzing community action and policy change. Please tell us your story about using data for social change. Reach us using the Contact form above.

Chart of the Week: Rent Burden and Racial Equity in the Bay Area

Chart of the Week: Rent Burden and Racial Equity in the Bay Area

26 Apr 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

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.

When skyrocketing rents force individuals and families to spend an increasingly larger | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: April Update

National Equity Atlas: April Update

25 Apr 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Atlas users:

Happy Spring from the National Equity Atlas team! We are feeling refreshed and inspired by Equity Summit 2018 and were happy to see some of you there. For those who could not join us in Chicago, Atlas team member Ángel Ross of PolicyLink has written a recap of our | Read more >

Exploring Equity Data for Change at Equity Summit 2018

Exploring Equity Data for Change at Equity Summit 2018

24 Apr 2018 | Angel Ross

 

From April 11-13, PolicyLink welcomed over 4,000 equity advocates to Chicago for #EquitySummit2018. It was an inspiring and productive convening, and you can (re)watch the three main plenary sessions here. The Atlas team also organized two equity data workshops, including a | Read more >

Co-Develop Community Data Tools with the National Equity Atlas

Co-Develop Community Data Tools with the National Equity Atlas

23 Apr 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

A Request for Letters of Interest to Partner with the National Equity Atlas to Co-Develop Community Data Projects (PDF)

Across the country, local organizations are leading collaborative, cross-sector efforts to advance equity-driven strategies for inclusive prosperity. Data | Read more >

Chart of the Week: Alabama Transit Justice

Chart of the Week: Alabama Transit Justice

09 Mar 2018 | James Crowder

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.

This week we are highlighting the importance of public transportation in connecting | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: February Update

National Equity Atlas: February Update

27 Feb 2018 | Angel Ross

Dear Atlas users:

Greetings from the National Equity Atlas team! We have been busy updating all of our indicators and are excited to share this new data with you. We are also relaunching our Chart of the Week series adding equity data to the discussion about current events and | Read more >

Chart of the Week: #BlackFuturesMonth

Chart of the Week: #BlackFuturesMonth

27 Feb 2018 | 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.

Just in time to celebrate the culmination of Black History Month and Black Futures Month, | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

20 Dec 2017 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Atlas users:

This year, the National Equity Atlas team was fortunate to work with some of the most talented and devoted equity leaders and advocates across the country to bolster community action with robust data. As 2017 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for being | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

29 Nov 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Atlas users:

Happy November from the National Equity Atlas team! We are busy behind the scenes this month updating our data to 2015 for release early next year. We also launched our first report in our employment equity in Southern States series and are gearing up for next | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

24 Oct 2017 |

Dear Atlas users,

Happy October! We’ve had a busy month finishing up several reports, sharing the Atlas with the Urban Sustainability Director’s Network, and supporting the data capacity of the PolicyLink All-In Cities initiative local partners. We are also searching for a new team | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

26 Sep 2017 | Rosamaria Carrillo

Dear Atlas users:

It has been an incredible month for getting equity data in the hands of advocates working to build inclusive cities! We were thrilled to provide powerful data to support the #RenterWeekofAction and hope that you find these fact sheets useful as well. We also | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Updates

National Equity Atlas Updates

30 Aug 2017 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Equity Atlas Users,

From Detroit to Raleigh, we are thrilled to be working with so many incredible community leaders and advocates who are innovating new, data-driven approaches to equitable growth. We are also excited about the analyses we are working on to support the | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

24 Jul 2017 | Rosamaria Carrillo

Dear Atlas Users,

We hope you are enjoying the end of summer! We had a busy month with the release of five new equity profiles, a national convening on how to design equity data tools for community action, and the release of the All-In Cities Policy Toolkit.

New Equity Profiles | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Update

National Equity Atlas Update

27 Jun 2017 | Rosamaria Carrillo

June 27, 2017

Dear Atlas User,

Summer is here, and the demand for data to drive community action for health equity and inclusive growth continues to grow! We are busy preparing for two important events: the release of five new equity profiles for smaller communities and a national | Read more >

Chart of the Week: #ProtectMedicaid

Chart of the Week: #ProtectMedicaid

26 Jun 2017 | 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.

Last week, Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill to repeal and replace the | Read more >