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National Equity Atlas: March Update

National Equity Atlas: March Update

29 Mar 2019 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Atlas Users,

Greetings from the National Equity Atlas team! This month, we released a new equity profile for Orange County, California. And we were thrilled to see our data on wage disparities used to power policy advocacy in Cincinnati!

Orange County Equity Report Release
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National Equity Atlas: February Update

National Equity Atlas: February Update

28 Feb 2019 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Atlas Users,

Greetings from the National Equity Atlas team! This month, we released a new equity profile for the city of Long Beach. We are also happy to see our research on Sacramento and Long Island being used to advance equitable growth policies in those communities.
 
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National Equity Atlas Year in Review

National Equity Atlas Year in Review

19 Dec 2018 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Atlas Users,

Happy Holidays from the National Equity Atlas team! We are thankful for another fruitful year of collaborations with local coalitions and community leaders on data projects that empower collective action, undergird advocacy, and inform policies to advance racial | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: October Update

National Equity Atlas: October Update

01 Nov 2018 | Alexis Stephens

Dear Atlas Users,

Greetings from the National Equity Atlas team! We are busy at work crunching data for forthcoming analyses and tools that we will be rolled out in the next couple of months. In the meantime, we are happy to share news about our most recent equity profile release | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: September Update

National Equity Atlas: September Update

27 Sep 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Atlas Users,

Happy fall! This month, the Atlas team hit the road, with presentations and equity profile community engagements from Orange County, California to Pinellas County, Florida and many more stops in between. In all of the places we are working, we are impressed by our | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: August Update

National Equity Atlas: August Update

30 Aug 2018 | Sarah Treuhaft

Dear Atlas Users,

Greetings! As we move into fall, our team is expanding. We are happy to welcome Joanna Lee and Arpita Sharma to PERE, and are also excited for Huibin (Amee) Chew to join PolicyLink as an American Council of Learned Societies Equitable Economy Fellow, beginning | Read more >

National Equity Atlas: July Update

National Equity Atlas: July Update

31 Jul 2018 | Alexis Stephens

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 wish our | 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

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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 >