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  • February 03, 2020 | Insight Action, not data collection, required to create nutrition equity in St. Petersburg

    Insight Action, not data collection, required to create nutrition equity in St. Petersburg

    Community-owned grocery co-ops, limitations on dollar-type stores, mobile markets, free food distribution and coolers at city-run recreation centers are myriad ways the City of St. Petersburg is tackling its food insecurity issues. As our city competes with other regions for jobs and new...

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  • December 31, 2019 | Top Urban Planning Websites – 2019

    Top Urban Planning Websites – 2019

    A cooperative effort between the San Francisco Foundation, PolicyLink, and the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, the Bay Area Equity Atlas went online in June 2019, raising the level of Internet exposures to the dynamics of inequality, gentrification, and development at work in...

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  • December 09, 2019 | The Need for Rent Control

    The Need for Rent Control

    Over half of Seattle’s households are renters, and “rents have soared 69 percent across Greater Seattle since 2010, more than double the national average of 32 percent,” according to an analysis from the Seattle Times. Across King County, rents have gone up 155% over two decades, growing “even...

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