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The American economy has seen strong growth and low unemployment, but many families continue to struggle.
Promising evidence shows the effectiveness of early intervention in helping newly at-risk workers.
Four maps illustrate geographic and racial disparities in economic opportunity across Mississippi.
In honor of Urban Institute's 50th anniversary, a forward-looking initiative will ask and answer critical questions facing our nation.
Shelters can help ensure "no child sleeps outside," but the solution to homelessness is affordable housing.
According to a recent USDA report, food insecurity still hasn't returned to prerecession levels.
The White House Council of Economic Advisers analyzed a single month of data to argue for additional work requirements for SNAP participants.
In Kentucky, work requirements might penalize people for the absence of opportunity in their area.
The President’s Council of Economic Advisers recently declared that the War on Poverty is “largely over and a success.”

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Resilience in the Face of Disaster

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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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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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