NNIP Coordinator

Urban Institute

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Kathryn Pettit, Senior Researcher and Director of NNIP

The nonprofit Urban Institute is dedicated to elevating the debate on social and economic policy. For nearly five decades, Urban scholars have conducted research and offered evidence-based solutions that improve lives and strengthen communities across a rapidly urbanizing world. Their objective research helps expand opportunities for all, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the effectiveness of the public sector. The Urban Institute acts as coordinator of NNIP, providing technical assistance to the partners, processing national data sets for local use, and facilitating the sharing of tools and lessons learned among the partners.

Olivia Arena
Research Assistant
Kathryn Pettit
Senior Researcher and Director of NNIP
Tom Kingsley
Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus of NNIP
Maia Woluchem
Research Assistant


May 6, 2015
"NNIPCamp" is a series of concurrent sessions co-created by meeting participants during the ... [read more]
January 22, 2015
NNIP executive committee members, Eleanor Tutt (Rise in St. Louis) and Bob Gradeck conceived of our latest joint activity to exchange ideas and build community - a weekly NNIPChat on Twitter on... [read more]
December 4, 2014
How can we improve conditions in some of the country’s most distressed places? What Counts: Harnessing Data for America’s Communities, a new volume of essays published jointly by the Urban... [read more]


April 24, 2017
NNIP admin document - By: Urban Institute

Urban Institute, Data Driven Detroit (D3), Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Data You Can Use

March 16, 2017
Meeting Materials - By: NNIP HQ

Urban Institute

February 15, 2017
NNIP admin document - By: Urban Institute

Urban Institute

February 2, 2017
Presentation - By: Kathryn Pettit, Erica Raleigh, Michael Grover

Data Driven Detroit (D3), Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Urban Institute

January 11, 2017
NNIP admin document - By: Kathryn Pettit

Urban Institute


Partner Webinars

February 18, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

As announced earlier in January, we are continuing the NNIP Idea Showcases to give partners the opportunity for more connections and conversations in between in-person meetings. Please register... [read more]

Presenters Katya Abazajian, Megan Swindal, Katie Pritchard, Rob Pitingolo, Caroline Heffernan
November 19, 2015 - 1:00pm

... [read more]

Presenters Leah Hendey, Peter Tatian, Jessie Partridge, Denise Groesbeck, Joe Baldwin, Mary Buchanan