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Children and older adults have unique needs in the wake of natural disasters.
Understanding both the opportunities and challenges created by technological advancements is critical to ensuring these changes don't leave some people behind.
Creative placemaking can promote entrepreneurship while increasing interactions that help build safe communities.
Self-driving cars will change not only the way we get around but the nature of our cities and regional growth patterns.
As Hurricane Florence barrels toward the Carolinas, an extensive disaster recovery is likely no longer an “if” but a “when.”
Reforms to federal disaster response programs have not sufficiently prepared the nation for what is to come.
In North Carolina, a cross-sector partnership took steps to better understand how evictions affect their community.
Orchestrating a census of more than 300 million people requires 10 years of significant preparation, funding, and labor.
One year after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, some families still live in substandard or temporary housing.
Applying for government assistance after a disaster can be a complicated and confusing process.

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.

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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