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Prosecutors may be missing information that could help them identify trends and set safety and justice goals.
One can take varying approaches to identify areas most in need of new preschools.
Creative placemaking can promote entrepreneurship while increasing interactions that help build safe communities.
In honor of Urban Institute's 50th anniversary, a forward-looking initiative will ask and answer critical questions facing our nation.
In 2016, 31.6 percent of higher education students took at least one distance education course.
In 17 of America's 33 largest metropolitan areas, owning a home is cheaper than renting.
Fifty years ago, the Kerner Commission said we were “moving toward two societies, one black, one white—separate and unequal.”
New data from the American Housing Survey show that just over 1 in 10 homeowners have flood insurance nationally.
Shelters can help ensure "no child sleeps outside," but the solution to homelessness is affordable housing.
New York City’s new school chancellor Richard Carranza has vowed to enact policies that will alleviate school segregation.

Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

When disaster strikes, we need inclusive plans grounded in evidence on what works.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

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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. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Experts discuss the best available data and evidence on topics that matter.

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