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Less segregated communities aren’t only more inclusive. They’re more prosperous.

March 28, 2017

Nearly one in three black Americans ages 18 to 64 have past-due medical bills.

After a decade of job loss, demographic shifts, and falling household incomes, evidence suggests that the area has strong foundations capable of sustaining future growth.

March 23, 2017

Subtracting schools from communities

EDUCATION

Subtracting schools from communities

What happens to communities when local schools close?

Federal data empowers local decisionmaking

NEIGHBORHOODS, CITIES, & METROS

Federal data empowers local decisionmaking

A proposed bill could limit access to the federal data local governments use to make informed decisions.

Only data can tell us if jobs are “coming back”

JOB MARKET & LABOR FORCE

Only data can tell us if jobs are “coming back”

To see if new policies and programs are working, we need data.

Targeting undocumented immigrants won't increase public safety

CRIME & JUSTICE

Targeting undocumented immigrants won't increase public safety

The administration’s focus on enforcing immigration law stems from myths that bind immigration to national security, crime, and terrorism.

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