When it comes to advancing the well-being of people and places across the United States, the Urban Institute holds a unique advantage: our capacity to produce new knowledge about social and economic issues and to rigorously mine the evidence for insight.
But facts alone don't change lives. That’s why our experts translate the facts for diverse audiences, apply them to real-world problems to find solutions, and share them in accessible ways with policymakers at every level, as well as with business and philanthropic leaders, advocates, practitioners, and the people and communities most directly affected. Our work improves their critical decisions and therefore has a direct impact on families and communities around the country.
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