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As many as 1.2 million loans were “missing” in 2012 

As many as 1.2 million loans were “missing” in 2012

The drop can be attributed to low credit availability. Black and Hispanic borrowers have been disproportionately affected.

Source: 2014, Where Have All the Loans Gone? The Impact of Credit Availability on Mortgage Volume
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In Dallas County, revocation rates for black probationers were 55% higher than white probationers

In every study site, black probationers had substantially higher odds of revocation than white or Hispanic probationers. 

Source: 2014, Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Probation Revocation: Summary Findings and Implications from a Multisite Study
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In less than 10 years, there will be 55 million Americans over the age of 65

In less than 10 years, there will be 55 million Americans over the age of 65

Data show that without policy changes, many older Americans won’t have access to needed transportation and services.

Source: 2013, Roadblocks Ahead for Seniors Who Don't Drive
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79% of Sierra Leoneans had access to a water source within 15 minutes in 2011

79% of Sierra Leoneans had access to a water source within 15 minutes in 2011

That’s an 30 percent increase from 2005.

Source: 2014, Local Government Discretion and Accountability in Sierra Leone
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1 in 4 dating teens reports being digitally victimized by a partner

1 in 4 dating teens reports being digitally victimized by a partner

Victims of digital abuse and harassment are more likely to be physically abused, psychologically abused, and sexually coerced.

Source: 2013, Teen Dating Abuse and Harassment in the Digital World: Implications for Prevention and Intervention
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2012: 12.1 million kids affected by parental unemployment & underemployment

2012: 12.1 million kids affected by parental unemployment & underemployment

Only 36 percent of kids with unemployed parents live in families receiving unemployment insurance.

Source: 2013, Unemployment from a Child’s Perspective
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