As the national dialogue shifted from relief toward pandemic recovery this year, Urban researchers analyzed what it would take to bolster resilience, center equity, and ensure we’re better prepared for future crises.
Apprenticeships can provide structure and mentorship to people entering a new industry, especially for people living with disabilities, and intermediaries can help facilitate and support employers who might not know how to design an apprenticeship.
Across the country, transit ridership dropped during the pandemic, but in neighborhoods of color and low-income neighborhoods, these decreases were smaller, as essential workers continued to rely on transit options.
By 2060, the AAPI population is expected to surpass 38 million. Before then, policymakers and researchers need to better understand the disparities among this diverse community if they want to eliminate barriers to accessing homeownership.