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The most universal—and perhaps the most potentially powerful —intervention in people’s lives is their job.
What interventions are most effective at improving the academic success of young men of color?
Preserving existing affordable housing prevents displacement, is generally cheaper than building new housing, and conforms to existing land-use patterns.
These policies may hurt the very children they should be helping.
All investments carry risk. Pay for success projects are no exception.
The lack of national attention on black women’s deaths isn’t because only men experience racial disparities in policing.
In the coming years, expect to see some exciting changes in government operations.
As we search for ways to reduce mass incarceration, jails—the entry points to our nation’s criminal justice system—are often overlooked.
What happens to young people who leave school without a high school diploma and enter the workforce early?
Boycotting travel to North Carolina because of House Bill 2 could also have consequences that could harm some of the groups that protestors are concerned about.

Elevating the 2016 Debate

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Elevating the 2016 Debate

A resource for anyone seeking objective evidence with which to interpret presidential candidates’ policy promises, claims, and arguments.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

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