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Recent unrest in America’s cities has prompted the community development field to ask how their work can better level the playing field.
Over the past two years, Opportunity Zones have become the most discussed piece of federal economic development policy.
Organizers of the Global Climate Strike are calling for a socially equitable approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A group of teens responded to the needs of 1,500 families in south Chicago who lacked easy access to a grocery store.
Urban researchers recently studied a sample of 88 disasters from 2005 to 2015 to uncover patterns in recovery speed and administration.
Reclaiming vacant properties is a complex problem requiring collaborative approaches.
Greater Birmingham's Red Rock Trail System is supported by a diverse group of national and local organizations.
Policymakers can provide the vision needed to ensure technology doesn't reinforce existing inequities.
Placemaking can encourage investments in communities through targeted economic development.
Google recently announced a $1 billion investment in affordable housing in the Bay Area.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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

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