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Experts in our latest policy debate agree that the cameras could increase transparency and community trust, but the “silver bullet” is tarnishing.
The latest chapter of Our Changing City explores how DC, once the nation’s “murder capital,” went on to experience dramatic drops in violent crime.
The White House has strongly promoted the idea of increased police transparency after high-profile incidents of civil unrest throughout 2014 and into 2015. Most law enforcement agencies still have a long way to go.
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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

How will transformative policy changes affect millions of American families?

Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

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?

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