Four Keys to a Successful Two-Generation Initiative

Over the past decade, there have been renewed investments in and research on two-generation programs that help parents and their children move out of poverty together.

How the Federal Government Can Support Cities and Counties Limited by State Preemption Laws: The Case of Municipal Broadband

Municipal broadband is one example of how the federal government can promote local policy innovation, even in states that tend to preempt a broader range of local laws.

Food Sovereignty Can Advance Racial Equity and Climate Resilience

Three strategies to expand food sovereignty in order to advance food security, racial equity, and climate resilience.

Lessons from Mexico on How the Federal Government Can Help Build Local Infrastructure and Urban Planning Capacity

Insights from Mexico's Minister of Housing and Urban Development can help inform how the federal government should influence local-level infrastructure.

Did the Pandemic Deepen Racial and Ethnic Inequities among Small Business Owners? Data Limitations Make It Hard to Say.

Regardless of whether COVID-19 worsened the racial and ethnic disparities in small business ownership and health, federal policymakers have options to address them.

Nine Principles to Inform Federal Climate Displacement Policy

These nine principles can inform federal strategies to address gaps in the federal response to displacement and migration within climate adaptation, with the goal of envisioning a new framework as climate policy evolves under a new presidential administration.

Throughout History, the US Failed to Integrate Transportation and Land Use. It’s Still Hindering Policymaking Today.

History and evidence from abroad suggest better planning and collaboration across the federal government could improve how communities are built and ensure their residents have access to more equitable outcomes.

State and Local Policymakers Could Look Abroad to Inform an Inclusive Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

The pandemic highlighted the structural racism that upholds our political and economic systems and has long disadvantaged Asian, Black, Latinx, Indigenous, and Pacific Islander people and communities in this country.