Featured Content

The National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership

NNIP is a collaboration of the Urban Institute and local partners in 30 cities to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems for community building and local decision-making. Visit the partner profiles...

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New Cross-Site Briefs on Using IDS to Influence Local Policy

Learn how the cross-site project, Connecting People and Place, helped show the need for place-conscious policies and how IDS can be used to improve understanding of chronic absenteeism in two Urban Institute briefs.

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New Partnership with Microsoft on Community Training

NNIP and the Microsoft Technology and Civic Engagement team are partnering to explore what is known about community training on data and technology in order to facilitate expansion of these programs nationally.

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Briefs on Federal Place-Based Initiatives Highlight NNIP Work

NNIP partners bring their existing data holings and deep relationships in the community to support planning and implementation of federal place-based initatives like Choice Neighborhoods, Promise Neighborhoods, and Sustainable Communities. 

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Activities

City Walks: Discover Charlotte's Neighborhood Stories
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Date: April 22, 2016
Description:

The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute is sponsoring a series of free public neighborhood walks from April 22 and lasting throughout May. ...

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Even Low Levels of Lead Exposure In Children Can Cause Permanent Damage
Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development
Date: March 8, 2016
Description:

At what level does lead exposure become dangerous for children?

Dr. Robert Fischer, Co-Director of the Poverty Center, and Dr. Elizabeth Anthony, Research Assistant...

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Publications

Presentation | Metropolitan Area Planning Council, The Boston Indicators Project at The Boston Foundation
Blog post | University Center for Social and Urban Research