Data In Action

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

National Equity Atlas: July Update

National Equity Atlas: July Update

31 Jul 2018 | Alexis Stephens

July 31, 2018

Dear Atlas Users,

Greetings! July has been a month for making progress on a number of exciting projects we will roll out in the fall and winter. We are thrilled to welcome our newest team member, Michelle Huang, who has joined PolicyLink in our Oakland office. We also | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: June Update

National Equity Atlas: June Update

03 Jul 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Atlas Users,

Happy summer! June was a busy month for our team with new reports released with partners in Omaha, Albuquerque, and North Carolina. And we were thrilled to see our data on the potential economic benefits gained by eliminating the rent burden used to power advocacy | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: May Update

National Equity Atlas: May Update

30 May 2018 | Alexis Stephens

We hope you enjoyed the long weekend! Our team has been on the road a lot this month, working with partners on the ground in Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, and North Carolina in addition to the Bay Area and Long Beach, and presenting on the Atlas at the National League of Cities | Read more >

National Equity Atlas Webinar Archive

National Equity Atlas Webinar Archive

06 May 2018 |

The National Equity Atlas team and partners host webinars on a regular basis to share new data, indicators, and functionalities and to highlight ways of using Atlas data to advance inclusive growth. Below are our webinar archives, organized chronologically by year.

2017

Using Data | Read more >

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 >