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Black girls are less often recognized as victims of sexual violence and face age- and race-specific barriers to seeking help.
Of the 2.3 million people incarcerated in America, the majority are men. But women bear many burdens of mass incarceration.
A recent move by Congress paves the way to expand what we know about gun violence and save lives.
The Arches Transformative Mentoring Program in New York City shows how credible messengers can create positive local outcomes.
The Kerner Commission Report sought to understand the occurrence of civil disorders during the summer of 1967.
Florida has been particularly aggressive in denying voting rights to people with felony convictions.
Some have proposed having financial institutions deny purchase of guns as a means of regulation.
A growing number of states are evaluating proposals for their likelihood of creating or increasing racial and ethnic inequities.
The first episode of Urban’s new podcast explores the research on long prison terms and mass incarceration.
A recent documentary shares the stories of families living in a high-crime Milwaukee neighborhood.

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.

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

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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