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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 DC, blacks and Latinos account for 95% of pediatric emergency room visits for asthma

In DC, blacks and Latinos account for 95% of pediatric emergency room visits for asthma

Like elsewhere, low-income children with asthma in DC face challenges accessing ongoing care.

Source: 2014, Making Sense of Childhood Asthma: Lessons for Building a Better System of Care
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50% of all US babies born in 2010 were nonwhite

50% of all US babies born in 2010 were nonwhite

Among the 100 most populous metropolitan areas, 15 are already “majority-minority.”

Source: 2012, The Intersection of Place and the Economy
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2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11

2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11

Focusing on the degrees awarded by four-year colleges misses much of what postsecondary institutions offer today.

Source: 2014, Higher Education Earnings Premium: Value, Variation, and Trends
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29% of low-income men lack a high school degree or equivalent

29% of low-income men lack a high school degree or equivalent

That’s three times the rate of higher-income men—and lower-income men are three times less likely to have a four-year degree.

Source: 2013, Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men
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95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012

The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.

Source: 2013, The Impact of the Great Recession on the Number of Charities
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